Library of Saint-Dié-des-Vosges

The library of Saint-Dié-des-Vosges possesses 230,000 works, including 600 manuscripts and 140 early printed books. See the Cosmographiae Introductio, printed at Saint-Dié en 1507 by the Vosges Gymnasium, one of the oldest print works in the world and preserved in the treasury room. This group of scholars were the first to name the continent "discovered" by Christopher Columbus. It maps out the American continent, named by Christopher Columbus in honour of famed Florentine explorer and navigator Amerigo Vespucci.

Useful information

Address : 

11 rue St-Charles, 88100 St-Dié-des-Vosges

Phone:

+33 3 29 51 60 40

Opening hours

Wed and Fri 10am-noon, 2pm-6.30pm, Tue 10am-6.30pm, Thu 2pm-6.30pm, Sat 10am-noon, 2pm-6pm - closed Sun, Bank Hols and Mon

Nearby tourist attractions

Pierre Noël Museum
Pierre Noël Museum
The Pierre-Noël museum contains sections
Gothic cloister
Gothic cloister
Connecting Saint-Dié cathedral and Notre
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St-Dié Cathedral
St-Dié Cathedral
The former canons' collegiate building
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Église Notre-Dame-de-Galilée
Église Notre-Dame-de-Galilée
Called the "Little Church", probably in
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Tour de la Liberté
Tour de la Liberté
The tower of liberty is made of 1 400
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Camp celtique de la Bure
Camp celtique de la Bure
The ellipsis-shaped camp of La Bure was
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Other ideas « Patrimony »

Gothic cloister
Gothic cloister
Connecting Saint-Dié cathedral and Notre
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St-Dié Cathedral
St-Dié Cathedral
The former canons' collegiate building
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Église Notre-Dame-de-Galilée
Église Notre-Dame-de-Galilée
Called the "Little Church", probably in
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See all

Other ideas « Art and Culture »

Pierre Noël Museum
Pierre Noël Museum
The Pierre-Noël museum contains sections
Gothic cloister
Gothic cloister
Connecting Saint-Dié cathedral and Notre
0:30
St-Dié Cathedral
St-Dié Cathedral
The former canons' collegiate building
0:30
See all