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Berlin State Library
Berlin State Library

The Berlin State Library (German: Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin) is a national library in Berlin, Germany and a property of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation. It is the largest and most important academic research library in the German speaking world.[2] It collects texts, media and cultural works from all fields in all languages, from all time periods and all countries of the world, which are of interest for academic and research purposes. Among the more famous items in its collection are the oldest biblical illustrations, in the 5th century Quedlinburg Itala fragment, a Gutenberg Bible, the main autograph collection of Goethe, the world's largest collection of Johann Sebastian Bach's and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's manuscripts, and the original score of Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9.

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"Is the Gutenberg Bible available for viewing Sept 4-8 this year? Many thanks." (posted 08/04/2015)

Gutenberg Museum in Mainz Among the greatest treasures of the museum include two original Gutenberg Bibles from the mid-15th century. The reconstructed Gutenberg workshop is one of the main attractions. Here every day is demostrated every hour, has been printed as Gutenberg's day. A modern film Introduces the life and work of Gutenberg. With the audioguide (Eng., Eng., Franz.) You can then go to "listening tour" and the highlights of the house to get to know in German, English and French. Five "Extratours" run by individual departments. Tuesday to Saturday 9 - 17:00, Sunday 11 - 17:00 english guide http://www.gutenberg-museum.de/fileadmin/textdokumente/Infoblätter/At_a_Glance__2014.pdf Regards Uwe
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