Paraguay Archives and Libraries

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Archives[edit | edit source]

Library and Central Archive of the National Congress (Biblioteca y Archivo Central del Congreso Nacional)
Asunción
Telephone: 59 521 414 5000
Email: baccnpy@gmail.com
Website: Biblioteca y Archivo Central del Congreso Nacional

National Archive of Asunción (Archivo Nacional de Asuncion)
Mariscal Estigarribia esq. Iturbe
Asunción
Telephone: 59 521 447 311
Email: archivonacionaldeasuncion@gmail.com
Website: Archivo Nacional de Asuncion Paraguay
Website #2: Archivo Nacional de Asunción
Website #3: Archivo Nacional de Asunción

Welcome to the official website of the National Archive of Asunción, the historical archive of the Republic of Paraguay. Here you can consult some of our collections online, find out about our news and communicate with us.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Augusto Roa Bastos Municipal Library (Biblioteca Municipal Augusto Roa Bastos)
Ayolas 129
Asunción
Telephone: 59 521 442 448/521 445 085
Website: Augusto Roa Bastos Municipal Library
Website #2: Biblioteca Municipal Augusto Roa Bastos

Biblioteca Central de la UNA
Campus de la Universidad Nacional de Asunción
San Lorenzo 2160
Telephone: 59 521 585 541
Email: sgeneral@rec.una.py
Email #2: bc_una@rec.una.py
Website: Biblioteca Central
Website #2: Biblioteca Central UNA

Franklin Roosevelt Library and Computer Lab
Asunción: Avda. España 352 e/ Brasil y EE.UU
Telephone: 59 521 224 831 ext 111/59 521 214 544
Villamorra: CapitáBrizuela 761
Telephone: 59 52 160 0872
San Lorenzo: Nilo Meyer c/ Bs As
Telephone: 59 521 576 780/59 598 561 7901
Encarnación: J. L. Mallorquín esq. Constitución
Telephone: 59 571 203 500
Ciudad del Este: Bernardino Caballero 754
Telephone: 59 561 518 601
Email: bibliotecaroosevelt@ccpa.edu.py
Website: Franklin Roosevelt Library and Computer Lab
Website #2: Biblioteca Roosevelt - CCPA

Library and Central Archive of the National Congress (Biblioteca y Archivo Central del Congreso Nacional)
Asunción
Telephone: 59 521 414 5000
Email: baccnpy@gmail.com
Website: Biblioteca y Archivo Central del Congreso Nacional

National Library of Paraguay (Biblioteca Nacional Paraguay)
De la Residenta 820 casi Perú
Asunción 3110
Telephone: 59 521 204 670
Email: biblioteca.nacional.py@gmail.com
Website: Biblioteca Nacional Paraguay
Website #2: National Library
Website #3: Biblioteca Nacional del Paraguay
Website #4: National Library
Website #5: National Library of Paraguay

Museums[edit | edit source]

Casa de la Independencia Museum (Museo Casa de la Independencia)
14 de Mayo esq. Presidente Franco
Asunción 1214
Telephone: 59 521 493 918
Email: casa.independencia.py@hotmail.com
Website: Casa de la Independencia
Website #2: Independence House Museum
Website #3: Independence House Museum
Website #4: Museo Casa de la Independencia

Nowadays, the building houses the Casa de la Independencia Museum. The furniture, artwork, weapons, and everyday tools on display are from the 1800s. Original documents related to the revolution and signed by patriots are kept in the office, one of the rooms in the museum. The building itself is one of the few remaining examples of colonial architecture in the city of Asunción.

Jewish Museum of Paraguay (Museo Casa de la Independencia)
Eligio Ayala
Asunción
Telephone: 59 521 233 282
Email: museojudiodelparaguay@hotmail.com
Website: Jewish Museum of Paraguay

The Paraguay Jewish Museum shows historica objects, documentary and artistic value.

Three themed rooms allow visitors access the complex symbolic environment of Hebrew culture, with a thoughtful look at the Holocaust and highlights the presence of Jews in Paraguay.