Research and conservation

The two-pronged approach of the scientific activity performed by the Archivio Segreto Vaticano staff is aimed at preserving the material in the archives from the ravages of time and enhancing the documentary heritage by providing valid descriptive research tools.
The Archivio Segreto Vaticano focuses its activity in four specific sectors:


The Archivio Segreto Vaticano operates in four specific sectors:


  • Publications
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Digital acquisition
  • Projects