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Library and archives

Coordinator
Alessandra Lenzi
E-mail: a.lenzi (at) museogalileo.it

The library houses about 150,000 works concerning the history of science. The antique book collection, consisting of nearly 5,000 works, is supplemented by several 19th-20th century collections as well as a contemporary collection which has an annual growth of about 1,800 new acquisitions. The library is also home to an interesting historical photo archive and several 18th to 20th century archival collections.