The Documentation Centre has a reading room at the -1 floor of the museum. The space has 66 reading places reserved for the consultation of bibliographic and documentary specialist. Access is free and does not need an appointment. The provisional opening times of the reading room are:
Tuesday-Friday from 3 pm to 8 pm
Almost all the bibliographical collection after 1960 and the last year of the journals received in subscription are available to users with a free access shelves.
The archives, the old bibliographical collections and the special collections are located outside the reading room and are intended for public research. The consultation is restricted. The request must be made one day in advance to the staff of the center, which will follow the rules of procedure of the Documentation Centre.