Archivio di Stato di Firenze

by Jean Marie Carey on April 27, 2012

Viale Giovine Italia 5
50122 Florence
T) +39 055 263 201
F) +39 055 234 1159

Visiting Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8.30-18.00; Saturday: 8.45-13.30.

Resources offered:
The Archivio di Stato di Firenze is primarily concerned with Florence and the surrounding 70 km. The archive houses documents from the 8th century to the modern era. The archives houses a diverse number of documents ranging from correspondences, manuscripts, maps, charters, drawings and other historical records related to the political, social, cultural and artistic treasures of Florence and Tuscany.

Terms of access:
The library is open to the general public. To obtain access non-Italians need a letter of presentation and passport. The request for materials should be made early in the morning, generally by 10:00 AM. Requests for materials can be made online using the website listed below.

The archive is located on the Viale near Piazza Beccaria. It is a 15 minute walk from the city center.

Closing dates:
The archive is closed for three weeks in August and other Italian holidays.

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