The Vatican archives and library are among the oldest and most respected collections of documents and artifacts in the world. The archives hold thousands of documents, from the 8th century to the present day. The library contains a variety of items, including books, manuscripts, and maps. Visitors can view a wide array of items, including ancient manuscripts, official papal documents, and artworks.
The archives and library are located within the Vatican walls and are free to visit. Visitors can view a selection of documents from the archives, including papal documents and historical manuscripts. The library is open to the public but requires a validated ticket for entry.