31st January 2024

A record number of visitors for the BnF in 2023

In 2023, 1,450,000 people visited all the sites of the Bibliothèque nationale of France (reading rooms, museum, exhibitions, events). With more than 1 million admissions to the reading rooms reading rooms and almost 400,000 visitors to the cultural facilities, the establishment set a new all-time record in 2023 (1,300,000 visitors in 2019), making it one of the busiest libraries in the world.

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