The Hagströmer Library, Visiting and Opening Hours

The Hagströmer Library has more than 150,000 books and journals in medicine, anatomy, pharmacy, natural history, biology, chemistry and other areas of knowledge related to medicine. The oldest books are from the 1480s, but the collection's emphasis is on the period 1600-1990.

Part of bookshelf with books from the Hagstromer Library.
The collection of rare books at the Hagströmer Library is unique in Sweden. Photo: Carrie Greenwood

Reading room opening hours: Limited opening hours in the reading room 2024

During 2024 we will be open on Wednesdays only 0900 - 12.00. This is because we are changing our catalogue system, and have a high workload.

The reading room is open Wednesdays 09.00-12.00.

Please Note: The library and reading room will be closed for summer vacation from 20th June - 26th August 2024

For questions about research visits and requests for digitization of research material, contact us at

Tours of the Hagströmer Library 

We also offer guided tours onsite or via video link (zoom or teams). The price for both is the same. More details of this on request.

Current prices:
Guided tour (up to 2 hours)     3300 sek

Groups from Karolinska Institutet pay a reduced charge.

Book a tour via email: 
Tel: 08-524 868 28

Find us here:
Hagströmer Library
Haga Tingshus
Annerovägen 12
169 70 Solna

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