Via San Francesco,  94
35121 Padova


For Schools: 

Opening Hours

From Tuesday to Friday: 2.30 pm – 7 pm.
Last admission at 6.15 pm.
Mornings: open by reservation only.

Weekends and holidays: 9.30 am – 7 pm.
Last admission at 6.15 pm.

Closing Days: Non-holiday Mondays, December 25th , January 1st.

How to get here

By bus: bus lines A, T, AT, 2, 3, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 22 –

By Tramway: stop on Ponti Romani                                                       

By bicycle: there is space for bikes inside the Museum.                                  

Rent a Bike Goodbike Padova: nearest bike stations 14 (Piazzale Pontecorvo), 11 (Cesarotti), 23 (Riviera Tito Livio)

How to get here by car

in auto

Highway A4 Milano-Venezia:

Exit in Padova Est or Padova Ovest and follow directions for the city centre.                                                              


Interparking Italia – Via Trieste, 50

556 spots (900 metres away)

Piazzale Boschetti – Via Trieste, 43

150 spots (950 metres away)

Highwat A13 Bologna-Padova:

Exit in Padova Ovest and follow directions for the city centre


Piazza Isacc Rabin – Prato della Valle

(entrance from Via LVIII Fanteria)

437 spots (1.4 kilomtres away)


Scrovegni’s Chapel

Spectacular jewel frescoed by Giotto in 1306.
The partnership between MUSME and the Scrovegni’s Chapel allows you to visit both destinations with a reduced entrance price if you buy a ticket in one of them and then present it to the admission desk of the other one.

Palazzo Zabarella

The history of this Palazzo goes back to the dawn of Padua’s Municipality, in a period included between the end of the 12th century and the beginning of the 13th. Today the palace houses art exhibitions and cultural events.

Palazzo Bo

 Palazzo Bo is the headquarters of the University of Padua.
Its illustrious halls include the Anatomical Theatre, the Aula Magna and the Hall of the Forty, where Galileo’s Chair is preserved.

Botanical Garden

The Botanical Garden was founded in 1545 and is the most ancient university botanical garden in the world. Recently enhanced by the Biodiversity Garden, it is also a space dedicated to exhibitions and entertainment.

Santo’s Basilica

Saint Anthony’s Basilica is a pilgrimage destination for worshippers from all over the world. It is also worth a visit for its history, architectural beauty and the significant art works it houses.