First published in 2008, the EFR Library’s catalogue includes all the Palazzo Farnese’s resources, as well as a number of those held in the library of the Jean Bérard Centre in Naples, and the library of the Villa Medici in Rome.

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Opening Hours

The EFR's library is open from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m,
on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Library card registration service is open from Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holidays and closing days 2024

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M’illumino di meno 2024 : Friday 16 February 2024, due to the event M’illumino di meno, the library closes at 5:30 p.m. Thank you for your understanding. 

Life in the library

Farnese worksite

Works on the Via del Mascherone side ends in March 2024. See the list of call numbers still unavailable or moved.

The scaffolding reaches the facade!

Consequences in the Salone and in the History of Italy room:

  • Slight light loss
  • Regular circulation of workers and restorers outside
  • Loss of view of Piazza Farnese

Ci scusiamo per il disagio.


Palazzo Farnese

Piazza Farnese, 67

00186 Roma

Tel: +39 06 68 60 14 27

Email: accueil.bibliotheque(at)

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