Tours and Orientations | Newberry

Tours and Orientations

Building Tours of the Newberry

Due to the need for social distancing in the library, all in-person tours are suspended until further notice. Virtual building tours occur periodically and can be found as part of our schedule of virtual programs.

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Group Visits to the Reading Rooms

We are not currently able to accommodate group visits or accept group visit requests.

Exhibition Tours

If you’d like to schedule a private group tour of the exhibition galleries, please email Due to social distancing limitations, we can accommodate groups of no more than six people. Please schedule your private tour at least one day in advance of your visit.

Renaissance Consortium Visits

The Center for Renaissance Studies will facilitate virtual class visits for instructors at consortium institutions. These visits could be synchronous or pre-recorded presentations using Newberry collection materials. For more information on virtual class presentations, please contact CRS staff at