Itinerary Overview: Opificio delle Acque - underground chamber of the Opificio with the remains of the former hydroelectric power station, reconstruction of the water wheel, photographic exhibition Canali Nascosti (Hidden Canals), canal room and scale model of the old leather mill.
Discover the Opificio delle Acque (Watersworks), the city's hydraulic network regulation point and home of Canali di Bologna. You will visit the photographic exhibition "Hidden Canals in Bologna in the Twentieth Century," see a large hydraulic wheel and learn about the history of the building that was founded in the seventeenth century as a tannery and is now an educational-documentary center.
Opificio delle Acque,
Via Monaldo Calari n. 15, Bologna
Full price: € 8.00 p/person
Reduced price: € 5.00 p/person (children 6-12 y.o., Card Cultura holders)
Free: under 6
The sales of the services is managed by Bologna Welcome Incoming Travel Agency
If you cancel at least 1 day in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel later, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Rules to be respected:
Surgical or FFP2 mask, do not consume food or drink inside, pets not allowed.
The meetup is always 10 minutes before the visit starts. Meeting point is at the entrance of the Opificio delle Acque, Via Monaldo Calari n. 15, Bologna.
- Discover the centuries-old connection between the city of Bologna and its waterways
- Visit the Opificio idraulico built astride the Reno Canal, and enjoy an open-air view of the canal from a rare vantage point
- See for yourself the city's transformation over the centuries through its waterways
* the service will be carried out by a single guide in both languages