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Genus Bononiae. Museums in the City - congress service

Via Manzoni, 2 - 40121 Bologna (BO)

Phone +39 051 19936316 (Silvia Di Vincenzo)

Reference maps: C-3

Date of last update: 12/05/2016, 10:49

Genus Bononiae, with its historical buildings of great artistic value, it is the perfect setting for private and corporate events. The Palaces of Genus Bononiae are extraordinary venues that flank the splendor of the past to the functionality of recently restored spaces. In particular, the locations proposed for corporate events are:
- Palazzo Pepoli. Museum of the History of Bologna opened in January 2012 is an innovative and interactive museum dedicated to the history of Bologna and its inhabitants. Palazzo Pepoli is situated in the Old Town, close to the Two Towers (symbol of the city) and it is the Heart of Genus Bononiae.
- Palazzo Fava opened in January 2011 is the exhibition center of Genus Bononiae. It is frescoed by the Caraccis and it houses collections from the Carisbo Foundation, as well as temporary exhibitions.
- Ex-church of San Giorgio in Poggiale was reopened to the public in 2007 as an Art and History Library. It contains a large collection of books dating from the 1500s onwards. Conferences and events are also held at San Giorgio in Poggiale.

by bus: lines and timetables on the website www.tper.it

by car: located in restricted traffic zone ZTL. Ring road exits n. 11/11bis-12 direction city center.


Palazzo Fava – Sala del Giasone room with 100/120 seats

Palazzo Fava – Sala Ludovico Carracci room with 60/80 seats

Palazzo Fava – Biblioteca room with 90/120 seats

Palazzo Fava – Specola room with 20/30 seats

Palazzo Pepoli – Corte interna coperta with 150/200 seats

Palazzo Pepoli – Sala della Cultura room with 60/150 seats

San Giorgio in Poggiale  room with 30/60 seats

Total seating capacity: variable according to type of event


Genus Bononiae. Museums in the City is a cultural, artistic and museum itinerary running through buildings in the historical centre of Bologna that have been renovated and rehabilitated for public use.

  • welcoming participants
  • projector system with use PC
  • air conditioning
  • bar
  • internet access
  • room arranged like a horseshoe
  • room arranged like a theatre
  • personal PC
  • attended cloakroom (On request)
  • unattended cloakroom
  • conference system (external. On request)
  • amplification system
  • ADSL line
  • footboards
  • podium
  • e-mail service
  • reception
  • room with desks
  • wi-fi system
  • direct dial telephone
  • simultaneous translation (external. On request)
  • TV + VHS/DVD
  • closed circuit television (external. On request)
  • video projector

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