State Archive

Last update 1 February 2023

Via Roberto Ardigò, 11
Via Dottrina Cristiana, 4 (Conference Room)



Phone: +39 0376 324441

Website: State Archive 


Public Transport

From the railway station (B) you can travel on APAM lines: 8 / 12 / 7E / 6 / 4T / CC. Once you reach Piazza Sordello (A), the State Archives are roughly a 5-minute walk away.

All APAM buses are equipped with a lifting platform and there is a voice announcement service for stops on urban routes. At the moment, in order to receive adequate assistance, notification of the intention to use the service is required no later than two working days before use.

For further information, please visit: APAM - Servizi per la mobilità

By car

There is a large car park in Piazza Arche (marked on the map), which includes two reserved parking spaces. The car park is closed at the moment due to work on an underground extension.

There are more parking spaces in the streets around the State Archives, in ZTL area. Holders of disabled badges can access by notifying in advance by filling in the on line form Prenotazione ZTL Pass Disabili or by writing to

For any request or information, please call the following numbers: 800-505454 (freephone number – for national call only) or +39 0376 338 888.

For further information on traffic and parking in Mantua, visit: ASTER Mantova



Entrance to the building

The main entrance at number 11, Via Roberto Ardigò, has a double step. There is a second accessible, barrier-free entrance at number 9. The bell to request opening is temporarily out of order.

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The pavements nearby are of limited width and have excessive cross slopes. In general, due to the state of maintenance and the presence of slight differences in height along the paths, it is advisable for those using mobility aids to be accompanied.

Visitor route

Once inside, the main rooms open to the public are easily accessible to all. Due to the special function, access is through the assistance of the staff on duty but, in the case of special needs, it is advisable to be accompanied.


The toilets are accessible by people with disabilities (as indicated by law).

Additional facilities

The entrance to the conference hall is accessible from street level. Then there are five steps, which can be avoided by using the lift.