Opening hours and directions

The Iron Library is situated five kilometres east of Schaffhausen in the idyllic Klostergut Paradies.

Opening hours

The Iron Library is open by appointment from Monday to Friday.

To arrange your visit, you are welcome to contact us by telephone, email, or via the online form.

Closure dates

Christmas/New Year: Friday, 23 December, 2022 - Friday, 6 January, 2023

Good Friday/Easter: Friday, 7 April - Monday, 10 April, 2023

Labor Day: Monday, 1 May, 2023

Ascension Day: Thursday, 18 May & Friday, 19 May, 2023

Whit Monday: Monday, 29 May, 2023

Iron Library Summer Pause: Monday, 24 July - Friday, 4 August, 2023

Christmas/New Year: Monday, 25 December, 2023 - Friday, 5 January, 2024


By train: S8 from Schaffhausen direction Stein am Rhein to "Langwiesen" or "Schlatt" station, then 10 minutes' walk to the Klostergut Paradies.

By car: Public Parking is available near Restaurant Paradies (parkometer).



Eisenbibliothek, Stiftung der Georg Fischer AG

Klostergutstrasse 4

8252 Schlatt