Hours and Location

The Beethoven Center is located in Room 580 in the special collections area on the fifth floor of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library.

The King Library is on the campus of San José State University in downtown San José, at 150 E. San Fernando St., on the corner of S. Fourth and San Fernando streets. Public parking is available in the 4th St. Garage across the street (at 44 S. Fourth St.), and other nearby garages and lots. Metered street parking may also be available.

Current hours:

New hours as of October 31, 2014:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
11-5 11-6 11-6 11-6 11-5 1 - 5 closed


Important notice:
In the event of staff illnesses or other unforeseen events, we may need to close or shorten the Center's hours without notice.
When possible, we will post the shortened hours on our website here:

October 14: open 11-4 only
October 22: open 12-6 only
October 28: open 12-6 only
November 12: open 12-6 only

Holiday schedule for 2015 (the Center will be closed on the following days):

January 1-2
January 19
March 31
May 25
July 3-4
September 7
November 11
November 26-27
December 25-31

Questions about your visit?

Check our visitor guidelines or contact us.
About the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library
About San José State University
About the School of Music & Dance




On Campus: http://www.sjsu.edu/map/directions/
City Parking: http://www.sjdowntownparking.com/