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Humanities and Social Sciences Library. Archaeology

The Archaeology Library is connected to the Museum of Cultural History and serves staff at the museum, and the rest of UiO.

Opening hours

  • Monday-Thursday: 10:00-14:30
  • Lunch break: 11:30-12:00
  • The library may be closed on some days. Feel free to call in advance.

Christmas break 2017: The Library will be closed from December 22nd through January 1st.

Contact us

  • In order to enter, contact the Library from the intercom at the main entrance or rear door (3 D). Choose UB-Arkeologisk bibliotek and then the doorbell symbol.
  • Phone:+47 22859570
  • E-mail:
  • Map

Library Staff


The library covers subjects such as archaeology, conservation and Medieval art.

Loans and requests

Do you want to borrow from our collections? Read more about how you can do that in Archaeological Library.

Study areas

The library has a small study area, and a PC where you can search in our databases.

Printing and copying

There are no printing or copying facilities in the library.

New books

New books and other purchases at the Archaeological and Numismatic Library

Resources by subject