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Civic Museums: new opening times starting from the 1st September - Consorzio Turistico Vicenzaè


New opening times starting from the 1st September 2020.

The Civic Museum of Palazzo Chiericati, the Olympic Theatre, the Natural History and Archaeological Museum, the Church of S. Corona will open from Tuesday to Sunday, 09 - 17 (last entrance at 16.30).

The Risorgimento and Resistance Museum is open on the same days from 9 to 13 (last entrance at 12.30) and from 14.15 to 17 (last entrance 16.30). The entrance is free.

By purchasing the ticket, the Olympic Theatre provides a free show of lights and music called POP - Palladio Olympic Project “Son et Lumière” at 09.30, 10.30, 11.30, 14.30, 15.30, 16.30 (Tue – Sun). The show was conceived by Alessandro Baricco and Scuola Holden and will last approximately 10 minutes.

Starting from 12th September till 29th November 2020, the new initiative "Invite to Vicenza" will grant you free access to some museums and free parking lots near the city centre during the weekend.

Click here for all the details.




Palladian Basilica
The Palladian Basilica is open from Friday to Sunday, 10 - 15 (last entrance at 14.30).
The IAT infopoint inside the Palladian Basilica is open to provide information and sell tickets from Friday to Sunday, 10 - 15.
Inside the Basilica it is possible to access to the archeological area called Corte dei Bissari on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 to 12. It is mandatory to book the visit there, since there is a capacity of max 10 visitors + guide from the Ardea association. The ticket is 2 €, 1 € for people under 18 yo.


It is mandatory to wear masks while visiting and use hand sanitizer. Upon entrance, the temperature will be measured and if it is higher than 37,5°C, access will be denied.


The Tourist Office IAT located in Piazza Matteotti, 12, which is also the ticket office for the Civic Museums, is open every day from 9 to 17.30 starting from the 1st September.








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