The historical archive of the Accademia Carrara consists of two collections:


Archivio storico

  1. The Giacomo Carrara Archive, with letters, and personal and family documents, dated until about 1796.
  2. The Commissarìa Archive, with documents of the Accademia di Belle Arti and of the Pinacoteca, dating from about 1800 to 1960.


The Accademia Carrara offers historians and scholars free access to the museum’s historical archive.

Advance booking is required.

Contact person: Paolo Plebani | mail: