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József Pécsi Library of Photography

Dear Readers,

During the Winter Holidays and due to major holdings rearrangement, the library will be closed to the public between 17th of December, 2019. and 5th of January, 2020. Opens at 7th January, 2020.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


H-1065 Budapest, Nagymező utca 20.
Telephone:+36 30 505 0455

Dear Visitors,
The opening hours of the Pécsi József Library of Photography (located on the third floor or Mai Manó House) have changed as follows. Please make an appointment to access the Library by sending email to

Tuesday – Friday: 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm
Holiday in August

New opening hours have been defined by feedback from our readers and statistical data on visitors’ attendance.

On October 15th 1999, the József Pécsi Library of Photography opened on the third floor, the task of which is to supply documents to those who have an interest in photography.

In the collections kept for their historic value, one can find national and foreign photo albums, professional books of the technology and history of photography, catalogues, lexicons, encyclopaediae and bibliographies. There are more than 10 000 documents. In our library, you can only read on the premises. Lending is not possible. Our computer room provides the opportunity to use the Internet and manipulate pictures digitally.

Membership to the library is free with valid Reader’s Card.