The Kulturstiftung Sachsen-Anhalt libraries are found in three locations. The main focus of their holdings is on art, music and cultural history.

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Central library in Halle an der Saale

The central library in Halle an der Saale is a specialised academic library with a total stock of approximately 80,000 items. These cover the main focuses of the collections at Moritzburg Art Museum, Halle an der Saale, with a large inventory of national and international exhibition and auction catalogues. These are complemented by the fields of work taken on by Kulturstiftung Sachsen-Anhalt: conservation and the history of architecture, the church, law and the region.

Bibliothek Kunstmuseum Moritzburg Halle (Saale)


Michaelstein Abbey library

The main focus of the library at Michaelstein Abbey – Saxony-Anhalt Music Academy and Institute of Performance Practice – is on music literature of the 17th and 18th centuries. The stocks of sheet music, manuscripts and audio documents, totalling some 11,000 items, focuses mainly on performance practice and music theory. In addition to this, the library meets the interdisciplinary needs of Michaelstein Abbey in terms of the history of its art, culture and monastery.

Bibliothek Kloster Michaelstein

Neuenburg Castle library

The library at Neuenburg Castle (Freyburg) contains some 30,000 items. Alongside specialist literature on castle research, architecture, the Middle Ages and the history of art and culture, it also holds publications on regional history. The collection is rounded off by an extremely well-stocked library specialising in viticulture and holdings bequeathed by the biologist Dr Friedrich Gollmick and the wine historian Dr Dieter Coburger.

Bibliothek Schloss Neuenburg



Isabell Meuer
Library in general | Halle site
Kulturstiftung Sachsen-Anhalt
Friedemann-Bach-Platz 5
06108 Halle (Saale)
T: +49 345 21259-44
F: +49 345 20299-90


Uta Talke
Michaelstein Abbey library site
Kulturstiftung Sachsen-Anhalt
Michaelstein 15
38889 Blankenburg/Harz
T: +49 3944 9030-14
F: +49 3944 9030-30


Ellen Keindorff
Neuenburg Castle library site
Kulturstiftung Sachsen-Anhalt
Schloss 1
06632 Freyburg (Unstrut)
T: +49 34464 355-39
F: +49 34464 355-55