Italian Carabinieri Archives

Category: Database of National Military History Archives Published: Thursday, 02 January 2020

1. Archive name (English)

Carabinieri Historical Office


2. Archive name (native)

Ufficio Storico dell’Arma dei Carabinieri

3. Address

Comando Generale dell’Arma dei Carabinieri – Ufficio Storico, postal address Viale Romania n. 45, 00198 Roma – Italia

Office site: Viale Giulio Cesare n. 54/P 00192 Roma - Italia



4. Organization affiliation

The Historical Office is a department of Carabinieri General Headquarters. Each Armed Forces in Italia has its own historical archives subordinate to the Ministry of Defence.


5. Website

6. E-Mail/Contact

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7. Phone

+39 06 8098 7753/7777/7755


8. Fax

+39 06 8098 7753


9. General description of contents

The Historical Office is responsible for the Historical Archives of the Carabinieri Corps. These include documents from the General Headquarters and from all the hierarchy from the top to the bottom of the chain of command.



10. Categories, Linear measurement, Period covered

By the end of 2017, the Historical Office kept holdings of approximately the following amount:

•                1,5 Km of written records

•                15.000 about photographs

•                3.000 books in the library.

These holdings are from the period of 1831 up to now.


11. Access conditions (opening hours)

Monday to Friday: 08:30 to 13:30

12. Conditions of use (legal conditions)

Cultural Heritage Code and Defence Ministry Decree

13. Publications/Guides of the archive

A previous contact is necessary to support during the stay in the Archives.

We help you to prepare your visit to the Archives.

It is useful to have a look on the book published by Flavio Carbone on the Carabinieri Archives history 1861/1946


14. Finding aids



15. accessible to the public (printed/electronic)