Vatican Library

CALENDAR UPDATE - On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 the Library will open at 9:30am and on Dec. 21, 2018 it will be closed, anticipating the Christmas break. We will reopen to scholars on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019.



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Vatican Library
  • Cortile del Belvedere
    V-00120 Vatican City

  • +39/06698.79411

  • +39/06698.84795

  • Contact by email

Archivist and Librarian of the Holy Roman Church
His Excellence Most Reverend
Msgr. José Tolentino de Mendonça

Msgr. Cesare Pasini

  • +39/06698.79400

  • +39/06698.85327

Vice Prefect
Dr. Ambrogio M. Piazzoni

  • +39/06698.79481

  • +39/06698.85804

Director, Manuscript Department
Dr. Paolo Vian

Director, Printed Books Department
Dr. Timothy Janz

Director, Numismatic Department
Dr. Eleonora Giampiccolo

Dott.ssa Amalia D’Alascio


Porterís Lodge

  • +39/06698.79411

  • +39/06698.84795

Admissions Office

Bursarís Office

Accessions Office

Exhibitions Service

Reproductions and Rights Office

  • +39/06698.79455 (for private study)

  • +39/06698.79407 (for professional use)

  • +39/06698.79464

  • Contact the office by email

School of Library Science

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