KoninklijkNederlandsInstituut te Rome

The KNIR library is specialized in archaeology, art history and history of Rome and of Italy.

There are also sections devoted to papal history, and the relations between the Vatican and the Netherlands.Our collection also include works on cultural heritage and on areas which have been excavated by Dutch archaeologist or which have seen the involvement of institute, such as Pompeii, the Via Appia, Testaccio, and proto-historic Latium. A small section is also dedicated to ancient technology.

The library is enriched with online resources, rare books, archival material, a small numismatic collection, historical postcard and photographs, the institute’s architectural blueprints, plaster casts, excavation reports, and the Santi Collection donated by Dott. Piero Santi.

Head Librarian: Janet L. Mente
Librarian: Diana Giofrè
Assistant Librarian: Angelo Coccarelli

Via Omero 10/12 – 00197 Rome

P. (+39) 06-3269621 (+39) 06-3269621
F. (+39) 06-3200751
M. librarian@knir.it

Access: by appointment.only. Consult our webpage for the online form:

Hours: 9:30-16:30 Monday through Friday

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