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Gelato Museum Carpigiani

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

Phone +39 051 6505306

Fax +39 0516505305

Date of last update: 17/04/2019, 11:09

The Carpigiani Gelato Museum is the first museum of its kind to delve into the history, culture and technology of artisan gelato; a genuine, high-quality food that is a fitting ambassador of Italian creativity and excellence throughout the world. 

More than twenty gelato machines are on display in the Carpigiani Gelato Museum, along with multimedia presentations, 10,000 historical photographs and documents, precious accessories and tools of the trade from ages past, video interviews, and workshops.

Available 2 tours in English on daily basis: at 11:30am and at 2:30pm.

by bus: from Bologna Central station go to the nearby bus station and then take bus 87 in the direction of Anzola Emilia. Get off the bus at Via Magli in Anzola

by car: highway A1 (Milan-Rome) exiting at Bologna-Borgo Panigale. 500m from the toll station, exit in direction of Anzola dell’Emilia/Modena. After 3.6km, exit Lavino di Mezzo/Anzola Centro. Proceed along via Fernando Santi for about 1km and then turn left onto via Emilia. The Carpigiani Gelato Museum entrance is on the left after about 200m.

by car sharing: you can reach your destination by yourself with Auting, a peer to peer car sharing service. Let’s search for the car that best suits your needs on auting.it , get in touch with the owner and let’s start your trip!

To book your visit write to info@fondazionecarpigiani.it or phone +39 051 6505306 from Tuesday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm.
Full: € 7
Reduction: € 5 - Children 3-13 years old with chaperone (max 2), handicapped guests and their assistants, chaperones for groups and class trips, ICOM members
Free: children under 3 years old

Discover laboratories on the website, various courses: € 20-50

Gelato Museum Carpigiani is part of the Musei Metropolitani Card circuit. details about the benefits (in Italian)

The Carpigiani Gelato Museum is open only upon reservation from Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm.

2019 Spring holidays opening hours: 

21 April (Easter): closed
22 April: closed
25 April: 9:00 am - 3:30pm
1 May: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm 

For information and reservation, check here 

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