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

10am-6.30pm, Thu 2pm-6.30pm, Fri 10am-8pm, Sat 10am-6pm - closed Sun-Mon and Bank Hols. Timetable modified in Jul-Aug, see Website

Nearby tourist attractions

Pierre Noël Museum
Pierre Noël Museum
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Gothic cloister
Gothic cloister
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St-Dié Cathedral
St-Dié Cathedral
St-Dié-des-Vosges
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Église Notre-Dame-de-Galilée
Église Notre-Dame-de-Galilée
St-Dié-des-Vosges
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Tour de la Liberté
Tour de la Liberté
St-Dié-des-Vosges
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Camp celtique de la Bure
Camp celtique de la Bure
St-Dié-des-Vosges
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