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:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
11-6 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:

March 11: open 2-5 p.m. only
March 30: closed for carpet cleaning
April 8: open / concert event at 2 p.m.
April 22: open for Irma Brilliant Celebration of Life only (2-4 p.m.)

Holiday schedule for 2017 (the Center will be closed on the following days):

January 1-2
January 16
March 31
May 29
July 4
September 4
November 10
November 23-24
December 23-31

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/