Opening times and ticket office
Museum opening times
(including the Medina Gallery and Medieval Tower):
From Tuesday to Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 6 p.m.
The Museum is closed on Mondays. As well as on 25 December, 1 January and Easter Sunday.
Visit the Archbishops Gallery
(only when booked in advance):
Thursday, between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
(to book, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 253 200 130).
The Pius XII Museum is divided into three distinctive sections, which may be visited separately: the main section, which includes the permanent exhibition “A Light shone in the darkness”; the Henrique Medina Gallery; and the Medieval Tower.
Along with these three sections, the Museum also offers visits to the Levi Guerra room and the temporary exhibitions that can be found in the various allocated spaces, where the work of contemporary artists is usually on display.
Visits to the Archbishops Gallery, on the grounds of the Bishop’s Palace, are also booked via the Pius XII Museum.
The ticket prices are as follows:
Exhibition visit “A Light shone in the darkness”: 2€
Medina Gallery visit: 2€
Medieval Tower visit: 2€
Entire Museum visit: 4€
School students visits: 1€ / student (teachers and helpers go free)
An audio guide is available, in the form of a smartphone application, for an additional cost of 1€.
Children under 12 years old go free, as long as they are accompanied by an adult with a paid ticket.
Under no circumstance may the Museum return ticket money.
All payments should be made in cash.
Tickets for temporary exhibition visits usually cost 2€. In some cases, they are free – for each exhibition, check the ticket price at reception.
There is a 50% discount for groups with a minimum of 10 adults. Maximum of 30 people per group. All groups (including schools), will be accompanied by a guide.
On International Museum Day, admission is free.