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:

Holiday schedule for 2020 (the Center will be closed on the following days):

January 1
January 20
March 31
May 25 
July 3
September 7 
November 11 
November 26-28 (Thanksgiving weekend) 
December 24-31

Questions about your visit?

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


Library: https://www.sjpl.org/king
Main Campus: http://www.sjsu.edu/map/directions/


City Parking: http://www.sjdowntownparking.com/
On Campus: http://www.sjsu.edu/parking/permits/visitor/