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March 2021: Reopening of museums and cultural sites





Currently, all Civic Museums of Vicenza will be open for three days per week, on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays:

  • The Civic Museums of Vicenza (Olympic Theatre, Church of Santa Corona, Civic Museum of Palazzo Chiericati, Natural History and Archaeological Museum) are open to the public and can be visited only on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, regular opening time (09 - 17, last entrance at 16.30). The Basilica Palladiana will observe the following opening times: 10 - 17 (last entrance at 16.30 - rooftop closed).

  • The Risorgimento and Resistance Museum opens from 09 to 13 and in the afternoon from 14.15 to 17 (last entrance at 16.30). Free entrance.

  • 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 (on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays). The show will last approximately 10 minutes. Booking is not mandatory, except for groups of more than 10 people.

  • Tickets can be bought at the Tourist Information Office in Piazza Matteotti, 12 – open every day from 09 to 13 and from 13.30 to 17.30. Moreover, they can provide information on all cultural site in Vicenza and its province. The Infopoint Basilica Palladiana is open from Wednesday to Friday, 10 - 17. The Infopoint located on Monte Berico (close to the Sanctuary of Monte Berico) will be open every Sunday, 09 - 13.

  • During the visit, all safety protocols against the spread of the Covid-19 must be observed. Visitors must use the hand sanitizer provided at the entrance of the cultural sites and can enter only if wearing a mask. The body temperature will also be measured before entering: if it is higher than 37.5°, access will be denied.

FARES: Prices for single tickets have not changed.

The Vicenza Card is currently sold with the reduced price: 15 € per person. The same goes for the 4 Museums Card (visit to 4 museums of your choosing), which costs 13 € per person.
GROUPS: Booking is mandatory for groups (max 25 per group).


Gallerie d’Italia – Palazzo Leoni Montanari is open from Monday to Friday, 10 – 18 (last entrance at 17.30). The art exhibition “FUTURO: Arte e società dagli anni Sessanta a domani” has been extended until the 27th June 2021. 

The Diocesan Museum is open from Monday to Friday, 14 – 18 

The Palladio Museum is open from Tuesday to Friday, but only upon reservation. 

The Jewellery Museum is currently closed to the public. 

Villa Pisani Bonetti: open every day upon reservation tel 0444 831104 /  

Villa La Rotonda will reopen in March. 


The Roman Cryptoporticus: open every Thursday and Friday, 10:00 – 12:00

The archaeological area inside the Cathedral will be open upon reservation every Thursday and Friday, 10:00 – 12:00 upon reservation. Reduced fare applied (3,50 €).

TIEPOLO 250 - 

The initiative Tiepolo250, developed in 2020 to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the death of the great painter Giambattista Tiepolo has been extended until 31st December 2021. The combined ticket allows the entrance to five different cultural sites where it is possible to admire Tiepolo’s masterpieces.
Villa Valmarana ai Nani: open from Monday to Friday, 10:00 – 16:00

Villa Zileri: open from Monday to Thursday, 09:00 – 17.00 and on Fridays, 09:00 – 12.30

Villa Cordellina will be open observing the following opening hours:
Closed on Mondays (can be visited upon reservation for groups of more than 15 people).
Tuesday and Friday: 09:00 – 13:00 (afternoon visits only upon reservation for groups of more than 15 people)
Wednesday and Thursday: 09:00 – 13:00 and 15:00 – 18:00

Palazzo Chiericati: open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 09 - 17

Palladio Museum: see information above

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Plan your visit

Open from Tuesday to Sunday,
closed on Monday.
From September to June: 9 am-5 pm, last admission 4.30 pm.
July and August: 10 am - 6 pm, last admission 5.30 pm
Closed on the 25th December and on 1st January.


Admission tickets:

Individual visitors
€ 20 Vicenza Card -10 sights,
€ 15 4Museums Card
€ 11.00 Teatro Olimpco
Reservation not required.
€15.00 Vicenza Card -10 sights,
€13.00 4 Museums Card,
€10.00 Teatro Olimpico + Palazzo Chiericati
€ 3  Ticket for schools
Reservation required:
Call center: 0039 0444 964380

Teatro Olimpico
Piazza Matteotti 11
Vicenza (Italy)


Tel. +39 0444 320854 / 0444 964380 


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