THE MUSEUM is open

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday: from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Sundays: from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: closed



ilCartastorie, the museum at the Banco di Napoli Historical Archives, was created as a way to allow the public access to the enormous patrimony of documents from the ancient Neapolitan public banks. Within these documents are nearly 17 million names, hundreds of thousands of payments, along with detailed reasons for payment which paint a fascinating picture of Naples and all of Southern Italy during the past 450 years, from 1573 to today.

ilCartastorie, in a myriad of ways, from multimedia exhibits to creative writing workshops, effectively brings back the voices, the stories and the historical events which have been immortalized in the pages of the large tomes found at the Archives.

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  • (Italiano) Bando Servizio Civile

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    Angolo Cuomo

    The Museum of the Banco di Napoli Historical Archives has expanded its permanent exhibit.  With “Angolo CuomoR...

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    Adventures in Archives

    CO:OP – UNINA Last spring, the Department of Humanistic Studies at the University of Naples, Federico II and the Banco...

  • Segnali d’Italia (Signs of Italian Excellence)

    The Museum of the Banco di Napoli Historical Archives is one of the main features of #segnaliditalia, multi-subject cam...

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    Learning Activities

    The Learning Activities of ilCartastorie | Museum of the Banco di Napoli Historical Archives are reserved for secondary...

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    The permanent multimedia exhibition at ilCartastorie, the new museum at the Banco di Napoli Historical Archives was inau...

  • ilCartastorie and ExtraMann

    The Museum of the Banco di Napoli Historical Archives belongs to the ExtraMann network created by the National Archaeolo...

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    Accogliere ad Arte

    ilCartastorie is part of the network of participating museums in the project entitled AAA Accogliere Ad Arte  to promo...


    The Historical Archives Museum of the Banco di Napoli has won the “European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa...