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:

The reading room is open Wednesdays and Thursdays 0900-1200.

The Reading room is closed to visitors on Thursday October 6th 2022

Due to our participation at the Gothenburg Book Fair, the library is closed for visitors on September 20-26, 2022

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

Tours of the Hagströmer Library 

We also offer tours via video link (zoom or teams). The price for this is the same as for regular screenings. 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

NOTE! The library is closed to visitors for the summer from 27 June and will reopen on 16 August.

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