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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: 06/08/2019, 10:37

Heart of Genus Bononiae, Palazzo 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 Museo della Storia di Bologna is part of Bologna Welcome Card network. Free entry for the Card holders. 

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.

  • Free for Bologna Welcome Card holders 
  • 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

*During temporary exhibitions the ticket is reduced

Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 7pm

August 2019: open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 7pm, open on Thursday 15 August from 10am to 7pm