Palazzo dell' Archiginnasio, Library Interior

Piazza Galvani, 1 40124 Bologna BO Italy


Via dell' Archiginnasio is located on the east side of the Basilica of San Petronio and is a meticulously decorated hallway. Underneath the hallway lies a palace, which used to be the home of the University of Bologna and is now the Bologna Municipal Library. Upon entering the door, visitors are attracted by the splendid, gold-plated walls, which feature various emblems designed by students from all over the world. It is also renowned as one of the most famous emblem museums in the world. Once inside the library, visitors are surrounded by a unique cultural atmosphere exclusive to European libraries. Undoubtedly, studying in such a place will be an unforgettable experience.
Piazza Galvani, 1 40124 Bologna BO Italy
Opening hours
The palace is only open for visits in summer, from July to August. From Monday to Friday, it is open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; on Saturdays, it opens from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, and on Sundays, it opens from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Southeast side of the St. Balthazar's Cathedral.