Access & accessibility

Getting Here

By car

  • From the north: A35 from Strasbourg, 50km heading towards Colmar. Junction 16 (Sélestat Centre - ZI Nord)
  • From the south: A35 from Mulhouse to Colmar, then follow RN83 for 22km. Junction 18 - Sélestat Centre
  • From the west: RN59 from Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, 22 km
  • From the east: D424 from Marckolsheim/Le Rhin, 14 km

The Bibliothèque Humaniste is in the centre of Sélestat, just next to the Church of St George.


A paid car park is available next to the Office de Tourisme, 10 Boulevard du Général Leclerc. The museum is a 2 minute walk away.

By train

There are regular rail links to Sélestat (the Strasbourg-Sélestat-Colmar-Mulhouse line). Sélestat also has one high-speed train each day. The station is a ten-minute walk from the museum and the town centre.

Plan your route


The Bibliothèque Humaniste car park has 44  spaces, including one space for disabled badge holders. This car park is located 200 metres from the museum.

All areas of the Bibliothèque Humaniste are accessible to visitors with reduced mobility. The building has an elevator.

Animals are not admitted to the museum, with the exception of guide dogs.