Reading Room

A quiet and welcoming environment, open both to those who request to consult the archival and bibliographical sources preserved by the Foundation, and to those who need to dedicate themselves to study or work using their own materials. Our Reading Room is open from Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 7.00pm and is accessible by reservation according to the methods indicated on this page.

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Please note:

To book a spot in the Reading Room, Affluences, the digital service for booking, is needed.
Download the App IOS or Android.
or fill out the form on this page.

We remind you that to access the Reading Room,
an ID document is needed.

Opening hours

The Reading Room is open from Monday to Friday, following these opening hours:

  • 9:30 – 13:30
  • 14:00 – 19:00

It is possible to book one range at a time.

Book your spot


Booking methods

If you are a professor, teacher, researcher, university or PhD student, and you are interested in exploring our archival and bibliographical sources, you can send a request for an appointment at, specifying the sources you wish to consult and the title of your research project.

It is possible to book a spot for everyone starting from the following day and up to the next 3 days. The request for appointment stays valid 30 minutes from the opening hours (9:30am, 2:00pm), otherwise the spot will be reassigned.

Book your spot

Book your spot in the Reading Room through Affluences.

Do it in just 3 clics!: select the day, the desired time slot (9.30-13.30 / 14.00 -19.00) and click on «prenota» (book). Insert your e-mail, name, surname and you will receive a message to confirm your booked appointment.

It is possible to book only one time slot at a time:
To study or work in the Reading Room during an entire day, il it necessary to book the two time slots separately.

Using mobile? You can book through the Affluences App, IOS or Android.


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