Marquand Art Library

Marquand Library of Art and Archaeology

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Today's Hours

For summer, holidays or recess hours, please consult the full schedule.

Contact Us

Phone: (609) 258-3783; Scribner: (609) 258-8146
Fax: (609) 258-6950

Location Details

Browse Floorplans

The Marquand Art Library is located in Firestone Library
Marquand main study area

McCormick Hall will be undergoing renovation for construction of the new Princeton University Art Museum until the Museum opens in 2025. Marquand Library’s physical collections are currently available only by advanced request via the library catalog for consultation in two temporary reading rooms in Firestone Library, C Floor. Visitors should reach out regarding collection access at Please note, requests to consult material require a minimum of one week (oversized materials, i.e. Folios and Elephants Folios, require two weeks). Click here for a Video Tour of our reading rooms; the Floor plans link under Quick Links provides additional information.

About us: Marquand is one of the oldest and most extensive art libraries in America. The collection of over 500,000 volumes covers world art and architecture from antiquity to the present and includes distinguished rare book holdings. Marquand serves the Princeton University community and scholars from around the world.