Film, video, sound recordings or photography in the NL

The Swiss National Library is responsible for the preservation of its collections as part of its legal mandate. Professional recordings or photography on the premises of the National Library (with or without collection items) therefore require authorisation.

Special provisions apply to media coverage. Journalists should contact: 

The application form, which must be submitted at least 20 days before the desired recording or photo shooting date, as well as the technical-organisational operating conditions for these recordings or photo shootings can be found here:

Last modification 06.03.2024

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