The ARSI in Rome


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Daily Schedule


Yearly Schedule Dates when Archivio is closed in 2018-2019
(Dates are inclusive)

Monday 17 September 2018: re-opening of the Archive.

Thurs. 1 and Fri. 2 November 2018 (All Saints and Commemoration of Dead).

From Friday 21 December to Friday 4 January 2019 (Christmas and Epiphany).

Thursday 14 and Friday 15 February (International meeting of Jesuit archivists)

Wed. 6 March 2019 Reading Room will close at 11.30 – re-opens at 14.00.

Friday 22 March 2019 Reading Room will close at 11.00 – re-opens at 14.45.

From Thursday 18 April to Monday 22 April 2019 (Easter).

Thursday 25 April 2019 (national holiday).

Wed. 1 May 2019 (national holiday).

From Monday 29 July to Friday 13 September 2019 (summer closure).

Daily Schedule

Open Mon-Fri, 9am to 12.45 pm; 2pm to 4.45pm. Any change in the daily schedule will be immediately communicated to readers.




Each year at the first visit to ARSI, the researcher must register and provide a proof of identity, and a letter of recommendation.

Every day, morning and evening, the researcher must sign the register.

Those using manuscript material must have the competence to read the documents provided. Staff will provide only limited assistance.

No access to documents later than 10 February 1939 (the death of Pope Pius XI).



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