International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
The ICCROM library will be closed on 15 August and 16 August 2024

The ICCROM Library offers free access to researchers and the general public. Please present a valid photo ID at the entrance for access.

Users interested in receiving scanned copies of Library materials listed in the ONLINE CATALOGUE are gently asked to fill in the following form.

Library entrance – Via del Porto 13, to the right when entering the courtyard 

Hours – 09.30 – 13.00 | 13:45 – 17:00, Monday-Friday

The ICCROM Library is pleased to offer researchers in the conservation and restoration of cultural heritage in our Member States an exciting opportunity to access our electronic resources. These resources can be invaluable for researchers looking to advance their knowledge and expertise in this field. Apply here

Please note – The ICCROM Library does not lend paper materials. Paper materials may be accessed only in the reading room. Instead, for some electronic media loan is available.  Besides, the Library offers Reference and Document Delivery Services.
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Our History

Established in 1961 in Rome, the ICCROM Library is the leading conservation Library in the world. Our mandate to collect, study and circulate information is embedded in Article 1 of ICCROMs Statutes.

Our Mission

Our mission is to support the international community of scholarly heritage researchers and practitioners by building a collection of resources in multiple languages and formats, guaranteeing their preservation and providing access, both on site and remotely.

Our Vision

All relevant resources are made available, findable and accessible to everyone.