Useful information

Dear readers! The library will be closed from 25 May 2021 due to building renovation. We are still waiting for your questions and requests at Thank you for your understanding!


The library is open to the public. We are at the disposal of non-registered users through inter-library loans.

The reading room has all the major manuals, lexicons, latest editions of periodicals, and our card and computer catalogue. This is also where the FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals database (for searches of articles in foreign periodicals dating from 1972 onwards) can be accessed. 


Hungarian National Film Archive Specialist Library
1021 Budapest, Budakeszi út 51/C
Phone: (+36) 1 275 1875

Public transport: bus Nos. 22, 22A, 222 from Széll Kálmán Square to the ‘Bíróság’ (Court) stop. The library is in the same building as the Buda Central District Court; entrance behind the Court.


Monday: 10 am – 4 pm
Tuesday: 10 am – 4 pm
Wednesday: 10 am – 4 pm
Thursday: 10 am – 4 pm
Friday: closed


photocopying: A4 HUF 30/page, A3 HUF 40/page
scanning: HUF 80/page
photography pass: HUF 500/day (exclusively for personal use)