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Public Library "Ugo Nomi Venerosi Pesciolini" and Historical Archive

The Conservatorio di Santa Chiara also houses the Public Library, open with a long visiting time. The Library consists of more than 70.000 publications dating back to the eighteenth century including a prestigious collection of art catalogues, 32 incunabula, 1.450 sixteenth-century books, 2.500 seventeenth-century editions, more than 7.000 eighteenth-century books, and more than 20.000 nineteenth-century volumes. The Historical Archive consists of 3.558 files since 1250 (it also houses documents of the ancient Spedale di Santa Fina), and it is one of the most complete in Italy.

PUBLIC LIBRARY
Via Folg˛re, 17 53037 SAN GIMIGNANO (SI)
Opening time
Monday, Wednesdays, Thursday and Friday 14.30 - 19.30
Tuesdays e Saturday 9.00 - 12.00
Contact
Tel. +39 0577 990371 - +39 0577 990373
Fax. +39 0577 990871 - +39 0577 990873
e-mail: biblioteca@comune.sangimignano.si.it