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Piazza Maggiore 1E
phone +39.051.239660

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Via del Triumvirato 84
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Affiliated Dealers: Museums

Free entrance

Museums / Art

Collezioni Comunali d'Arte

c/o Palazzo d'Accursio, Piazza Maggiore, 6 - 40125 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 2193998

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Friday 9am-6,30pm
closed on working Mondays, New Year's Eve, May 1st and Christmas
December 24th and 31st: early closure at 2pm

Artworks from Middle Age to today.

Museums / Art

Genus Bononiae - Complesso Momunentale Santa Maria della Vita

Via Clavature, 10 - 40124 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 230260

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Sunday 10am-7pm
closed on Monday

It houses the Museum of Health Care, the Oratory of Battuti and the Sanctuary where are located the terracotta sculptures of "Compianto sul Cristo Morto" by Niccolò dell’Arca.

Free admission to the sculptures of Compianto sul Cristo Morto by Niccolò dell'Arca

Museums / Art

Genus Bononiae - Palazzo Fava - Palazzo delle Esposizioni

Via Manzoni, 2 - 40121 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 19936305

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Sunday 10am-7pm
closed on Monday

Exhibition centre with frescoes by the Carracci.

Free admission to the permanent collection

Museums / History and archaeology

Genus Bononiae - Palazzo Pepoli - Museo della Storia di Bologna

Via Castiglione, 8 - 40124 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 19936370

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Sunday 10am-7pm
closed on Monday

Museum of the history of Bologna, from the ‘Felsina etrusca’ to modern times.

Museums / Specialized

Genus Bononiae - San Colombano - Collezione Tagliavini

Via Parigi, 5 - 40121 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 275491

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Sunday 10am-7pm
closed on Monday

Collection Tagliavini: about 70 ancient musical instruments donated by Master Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini, Bolognese organist and musicologist.

Museums / Art

MAMbo - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea

Via Don Minzoni 14 - 40121 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 6496611

Opening hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday and festivities 10am - 6pm
from Thursday to Saturday 10am - 7pm
Closed on Monday

Bologna Modern and Contemporary Art Museum.

Free admission to the permanent collection

Museums / History and archaeology

Museo Archeologico

Via dell'Archiginnasio, 2 - 40125 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 2757211

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Friday 9am-3pm
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 10am-6,30pm
closed on working Mondays, May 1st, December 25th, January 1st

History of the city from the prehistoric era to the Roman Age and an important Egyptian collection.

Museums / History and archaeology

Museo Civico Medievale

Via Manzoni, 4 - 40121 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 2193930

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Friday 9am-3pm
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 10am-6,30pm
closed on working Mondays, May 1st, Decembre 25th, January 1st

Collection of Medieval Age Artefacts and sculptures of Renaissance Art, inside the Palazzo Ghisilardi-Fava.

Museums / Science and technology

Museo del Patrimonio Industriale

Via della Beverara, 123 - 40131 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 6356611

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Friday 9am-1pm
Saturday 9am-1pm/3pm-6pm
Sunday 3pm-6pm

Economic and productive history of Bologna from Modern to Contemporary Age.

Museums / History and archaeology

Museo del Risorgimento

Piazza Carducci, 5 - 40125 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 347592

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Sunday 9am-1pm
closed on Monday, Holidays, May 1st, December 25th, January 1st

Historical exposition from 1796 to 1918 and flat of the poet Giosué Carducci.

Museums / Specialized

Museo Internazionale e Biblioteca della Musica

c/o Palazzo Aldini Sanguinetti, Strada Maggiore 34 - 40125 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 2757711

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Friday 9,30am-4pm
Saturday, Sunday and Holidays 10am-6,30pm
closed on working Mondays, May 1st, December 25th, January 1st

Exposition of books and musical instruments, Italian Opera of the 18th and 19th centuries (Rossini), History of the music theory from 15th to 18th centuries and the Italian musical culture in Bologna.

Museums / Art

Museo Morandi

via Don Minzoni 14 - 40126 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 6496611 (MAMbo)

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Sunday 10am-7pm
closed on Monday

Artworks of the twentieth-century painter Giorgio Morandi.

Museums / Ethnography and anthropology

Palazzo Tozzoni

via Giuseppe Garibaldi - Imola

Ph. +39 0542 35856

Opening hours:
Saturday 3pm-7pm
Sunday 10am-1pm, 3pm-7pm
from Tuesday to Friday upon request 9am-1pm
for groups and classes open everyday by reservation only

The Palazzo offers a rich exhibition, which includes important paintings, artcrafts, furnitures, family souvenirs and a collection of ethnographic materials.

Museums / Art

Rocca Sforzesca di Imola

Piazzale Giovanni Dalle Bande Nere - 40026 Bologna

Ph. +39 0542 602609

Opening hours:
Saturday 3pm-7pm
Sunday 10am-12pm, 3pm-7pm
from Tuesday to Friday upon request 9am-1pm
for groups and classes open everyday by reservation only

Splendid example of fortified architecture built between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Inside the Hill Fort is exhibited wide collections of weapons from the 12th to the 20th centuries and of ceramics.

50%

Museums / Ethnography and anthropology

Villa Smeraldi

Via Sammarina, 35 - 40010 Bentivoglio (BO)

Ph. +39 051 891050

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Friday 9am-12pm
Sunday 4pm-8pm
Closed on Saturday and Monday 

The Museum of the Bologna plain's rural culture is housed in Villa Smeralda, situated 15 km from Bologna, in the heart of an English garden.

Discount on the entrance ticket 

30%

Museums / Natural history and science

Museo Civico Archeologico Paleoambientale di Budrio Elsa Silvestri

via Mentana 32 - 40054 Budrio

Ph. +39 051 6928306

Opening hours:
every Sunday 3,30pm-6,30pm
1st Sunday of the month 10,30am-12,30pm/3,30pm-6,30pm

The museum shows the relationship between the human being and the environment from age to age; the evolution of the settlements, the economic activities, the everyday life and the burial ceremonies of the civilizations which lived in the area from the Stone Age to the Middle Age.

Discount on the guided tour of the city centre and of the Museo dell'Ocarina with musical performance and on the full guided tour of the town: city centre, Museo Burattini, Museo Ocarina, Pinacoteca, Museo Archeologico

Museums / Specialized

Museo dei Burattini

via Garibaldi, 29 - 40054 Budrio

Ph. +39 0516928306

Opening hours:
every Sunday 3,30pm-6,30pm
1st Sunday of the month 10,30am-12,30pm/3,30pm-6,30pm

Puppets and theaters, backdrops and tools, clothings and accessorises; all that a puppeteer needs to do his job can be founded inside the museum

Discount on the guided tour of the city centre and of the Museo dell'Ocarina with musical performance and on the full guided tour of the town: city centre, Museo Burattini, Museo Ocarina, Pinacoteca, Museo Archeologico

Museums / Specialized

Museo dell'Ocarina e degli strumenti musicali in terracotta Franco Ferri

Via Garibaldi, 35 - 40054 Budrio

Ph. +39 051 6928306

Opening hours:
every Sunday 3,30pm-6,30pm
1st Sunday of the month 10,30am-12,30pm/3,30pm-6,30pm

Through the instruments by Giuseppe Donati, Cesare Vicinelli e Alberto Mezzetti, the museum tells the history of the "ocarina", a little flute made of terracotta which made Budrio famous all over the world.

Discount on the guided tour of the city centre and of the Museo dell'Ocarina with musical performance and on the full guided tour of the town: city centre, Museo Burattini, Museo Ocarina, Pinacoteca, Museo Archeologico

Museums / Art

Pinacoteca Civica di Budrio

via Mentana 32 - 40054 Budrio

Ph. +39 051 6928306

Opening hours:
every Sunday 3,30pm-6,30pm
1st Sunday of the month 10,30am-12,30pm/3,30pm-6,30pm

Wide collection of the Bolognese painting from 14th to 19th centuries, with drawings and prints. The gallery is situated inside the Palazzo della Partecipanza in Budrio, where is located also the Theater.

Discount on the guided tour of the city centre and of the Museo dell'Ocarina with musical performance and on the full guided tour of the town: city centre, Museo Burattini, Museo Ocarina, Pinacoteca, Museo Archeologico

20%

Museums / History and archaeology

Genus Bononie - Palazzo Pepoli - Museo della Storia di Bologna

Via Castiglione, 8 - 40124 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 19936370

Discount on select items at museum store

Museums / Other

Museo della Rocca di Dozza

Piazza Dozza - 40060 Dozza

Ph. +39 0542 678240

Opening hours: 
from Tuesday to Saturday 10am-12,30pm/3pm-7pm
Sunday and holidays 10am-7pm
Closed on working Mondays 

Artworks and historic decor tied to Campeggi and Malvezzi families, which lived in the Dozza's fortress from 16th century to 1960. 

Discount on the entrance ticket

15%

Museums / Natural history and science

Gelato Museum Carpigiani

Via Emilia, 45 - 40011 Anzola dell'Emilia (BO)

Ph. +39 051 6505306

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Saturday 9am-6pm
Reservations required 

History, culture and technology of the ice cream production

Discount on the guided tour of the museum with handcrafted ice creams'tasting at the Carpigiani Gelato Lab

10%

Museums / Art

Collezioni Comunali d'Arte

c/o Palazzo D'Accursio Piazza Maggiore 6 - 40121 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 2193998

Discount on select items at museum store

Museums / History and archaeology

Museo Archeologico

Via dell'Archiginnasio, 2 - 40125 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 2757211

Discount on select items at museum store

Museums / History and archaeology

Museo Civico Medievale

Via Manzoni 4 - 40121 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 2193930

Discount on select items at museum store

Museums / Ethnography and anthropology

Museo Davia Bargellini

Strada Maggiore, 44 - 40125 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 236708

Opening hours:
from Tuesday to Saturday 9am-2pm
Sunday and Holidays 9am-1pm
closed on working Mondays, May 1st, December 25th, January 1st 

Collection of artworks and decorations. Most of the paintings exposed are owned by the Bargellini family.

Discount on select items at museum store

Museums / Science and technology

Museo del Patrimonio Industriale

Via della Beverara, 123 - 40131 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 6356611

Discount on select items at museum store

Museums / History and archaeology

Museo del Risorgimento

Piazza Carducci, 5 - 40125 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 347592

Discount on select items at museum store

Museums / Specialized

Museo Internazionale e Biblioteca della Musica

c/o Palazzo Aldini Sanguinetti, Strada Maggiore 34 - 40125 Bologna

Ph. +39 051 2757711

Discount on select items at museum store