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The City of Lugano Historical Archive

  1. Contact

    Archivio Storico Città di Lugano
    Casa Cattaneo, Strada di Gandria 4
    6976 Lugano-Castagnola
    Tel +41 58 866 68 50

  2. Opening

    Open all year
    Open on
    Mo-Fr 08:00 - 12:00
    and upon request 13:30 - 16:30

  3. Prices

    Free entry

The Historical Archive of Lugano preserves documentary collections, photographs, engravings, books and periodicals.

The documents include the papers produced by the Patriziato of Lugano and the municipal administration, as well as by other institutions or private individuals. Of particular interest is the fund of the Lugano photographer Vincenzo Vicari, composed of more than 200,000 pictures.

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