Visiting the Main Library with the Group

Group visits must be arranged separately with each library. Group visits are carried out, if security and safe distances can be implemented properly.

Make a reservation

Reservation for a guided tour of the Main Library

vierailut.kaupunginkirjasto@turku.fi
tel. +358 (0)44 9072 944

Prices/group

(including 24% VAT)

On weekdays

  • Companies 40 €
  • Tourist groupst 40 €
  • Private groups after 18:00 40 €
  • City of Turku, associations, and non-profit corporations in Turku free of charge

Tours during weekends always 60 €.

Group visits must be arranged separately with each library. Group visits are carried out, if security and safe distances can be implemented properly.

Turku Main Library is the most used library in the Nordic countries. It operates in two buildings: the old building was finished in 1903 and the new one in 2007.

Guided tours focusing on art, architecture, services and cultural history of the library are organized for groups. The maximum size of a group is 20 persons, and the tour takes 60 minutes.

Tours should be reserved at least one week before the desired date. Guided tours are arranged in Finnish, Swedish, and English, other languages agreed on separately.

Visiting address: 

Linnankatu 2
20100 Turku

Phone:

Reception, circulation services +358 2 262 0624
News Area +358 2 262 0621
Premises for hire +358 40 160 3615
Children's Saga +358 2 262 0625
Youth Story +358 2 262 0626
Non-Fiction Dept. +358 2 262 0630
Literature and Arts +358 2 262 0622
Music +358 40 632 3207
Exchange +358 2 330 000
Email: 
kaupunginkirjasto@turku.fi

Opening hours

The main library is open
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 17:00

Special opening hours

Children's Saga and Youth Story (from 12 Aug. reserved for groups Mon-Fri 9–10 a.m.)
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
Sun - Sun 11:00 - 17:00

Exceptional opening hours

Day before Christmas Eve
23.12.2020
09:00 - 17:00
Christmas
24.12.2020 - 26.12.2020
Closed
New Year´s Eve
31.12.2020
09:00 - 17:00
New Year´s Day
1.1.2021
Closed
Epiphany
6.1.2021
11:00 - 17:00
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