Real Biblioteca del Monasterio de El Escorial

Madrid, Spain


C/ Juan de Borby Battemberg, s/n.;28200 San Lorenzo de el Escorial (Madrid)

Telephone : + 34 91.890.38.89 ;Fax : + 34 91 890.54.21;E-mail :


Created on the instructions of King Philip II (1575), this library possesses an exceptional collection of books, manuscripts and codices. The academic activities of this Institution go back to the period of its foundation. In recent years, work has mainly concentrated on compiling systematic catalogues of the collection.

Last update March 13, 2022