The historical archives of the Conservatory has collected the didactic and administrative documentation of the Royal School of Music of the Duchy of Parma (1861-1888) and of the Royal Conservatory of Music (from 1888), which later turned into the State Conservatory of Music.

Opening hours

By appointment.
Closing: from the 1st to 31st of August.

Due to major building works  in Sala Verdi, Media library is temporarily transferred at 2nd floor and Museum access is discontinued.

Media library-Historical archives-Museums activities will partially resume on Thursday, September 22nd 2016 in the Media library temporary premises at 2nd floor.
General public access is guaranteed by appointment only: please send an email to:


Information and research


Historical archives manager: Federica Riva
Tel.: +39 0521 381968