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Antique and modern libraries

La casa museo Poldi Pezzoli dispone di due biblioteche: una antica e una moderna.

La biblioteca di Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli è parte integrante del museo, fin dalla fondazione; a essa si è aggiunta successivamente una sezione moderna, dislocata in via Bigli 19.

Antique library

3500 Volumes; among them: 4 manuscripts, 33 incunabula, and 623 16th century editions. It is possible to read the books booking in advance sending the request form.

The Istituto Centrale del Catalogo Unico – progetto EDIT 16 catalogued the 16th century editions. To see them click the link, then click SEARCH, then Titles and write in Location the code MI1354.

Informations and opening times
The library is open during the Museum’s opening hours: everyday except on Tuesday from 10 a.m to 6 p.m
Address: via Manzoni, 12
Contacts: Dott.ssa Lavinia Galli

Modern library

The catalogue (Medieval and modern art; collections of the Museum) is online: Polo SBN Regionale Lombardo.

We offer:

  • Email document delivery
  • Internet access
  • Bibliographic assistance.

Please Note that photocopies are not allowed and the books are not on loan.

Bibliographical exchange: the Museum exchange books with other cultural institutions.

Informations and opening hours
The library is open to the public booking in advance. From Monday to Friday, 2 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.
Address: via Bigli, 19.
Contacts: Dott.ssa Lavinia Galli
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