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Palazzo Pepoli Vecchio (Palazzo Pepoli. Museo della Storia di Bologna)

via Castiglione 8-10 - 40124 Bologna (BO)

Phone +39 051 19936370

Reference maps: D-4

Date of last update: 27/09/2016, 18:11

Heart of Genus BononiaePalazzo Pepoli. Museo della Storia di Bologna hosts a museum dedicated to the  history, culture and transformations of Bologna, from the ‘Felsina etrusca’ to modern times.

The renovation and museum set up designed by architect Mario Bellini has transformed Palazzo Pepoli into a unique and innovative global and  interactive museum, which works with the city and links and interacts with other local museums.

By vocation, it sets out  to narrate the history of Bologna in its architectural, artistic and scientific development, using spectacular, multimedia  display techniques.


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.

combined and single tickets are available for all museums of Genus Bononiae. Info (in Italian) on www.genusbononiae.it

Palazzo Pepoli. Museo della Storia di Bologna, Palazzo Fava. Palazzo delle Esposizioni, San Colombano. Collezione Tagliavini, Santa Maria della Vita are part of the Musei Metropolitani Card circuit. details

Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 7pm. Closed on Monday, 1st May, 25th December, 1st January.

October 4th + December 8th, 2016: 10am - 7pm; November 1st, 2016: closed.

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