Mario Gromo Library - Mediatheque
A documentation centre about cinema and photography among the most prestigious in Europe. Services for the public include: the Reading Room, with several workstations, equipped with power outlets for the use of laptops and Wi-Fi; free access after signing up for free. Books, periodicals, as well as hundreds of dictionaries, encyclopaedias and bibliographies are available; the latest issues of many Italian and foreign film magazines can also be browsed. Workstations are available for searching bibliographic databases, online full text magazines and Italian silent films digitised periodicals. The Library Mediatheque has a very rich archive dedicated to early cinema and it also hosts the Centro Ricerche Cinema Muto Italiano Giovanni Pastrone. Another space is dedicated to reading magazines on microfilm. The Video Library offers the public the opportunity to choose from hundreds of films which can be watched on site, by appointment: from Hollywood classics to some unforgettable Italian cinema masterpieces, from great European cinema authors to silent films shot in Turin. It is also possible to watch films, television series on the main streaming platforms and follow the programming of the most important film festivals. The 300 most valuable items of the rich record collection, in the Museum’s Sound Archive, have been restored and digitised and can be heard in full.
The Library, Video Library and Sound Archive’s catalogues can be viewed online: