In compliance with the current regulations, we inform you that, starting from the 6th of August,
the EU DIGITAL COVID CERTIFICATE C19 ( the green pass) + ID CARD/PASSPORT are mandatory
to access cultural venues including museums.
Starting from the 1st September 2021, the opening times of the Civic Museums of Vicenza will change slightly:
From Tuesday to Sunday, the Olympic Theatre, the Civic Museum of Palazzo Chiericati, the Church of Santa Corona and the Natural history and archaeological Museum can be visited from 09 to 17.
Inside the Olympic Theatre it is possible to watch a free show of music and lights called “Pop Palladio Olympic Project” available from Tuesday to Sunday at 09.30, 10.30, 11.30 and 14,30, 15.30,16.30. The show lasts approximately 10 minutes.
The Risorgimento and Resistance Museum is open 09-13 and 14.14-17 from Tuesday to Sunday. The admission to the Risorgimento and Resistance museum is free of charge.
Last admission to all museums 30 minutes before closure.
The art exhibition “Romano Lotto. Nel segno del paesaggio” is being hosted at the Civic Museum of Palazzo Chiericati until the 30th September 2021 and can be visited for free. About 40 paintings (oil on canvas) by the Vicentinian painter are displayed inside.
At the Risorgimento and Resistance Museum it is possible to see some important documents written by the Vicentinian architect Antonio Caregaro Negrin (1821-1898) on military and patriotic engineering activities during the First Italian War of Independence. 2021 marks the bicentenary of Negrin’s birth, who has been a significant and exemplary figure in the cultural life of the 19th century.
Till the 19th September, the Basilica Palladiana is open to the public from Tuesday to Sunday, 10 to 18 (last admission at 17.30). The main hosts an exhibition dedicated to Dante Alighieri, titled “Infernus”, which is included in the ticket price. From the 20th September, the opening times will change and it will be open from 09-17, like the other museums.
Until the 30th September, the Terrace of the Basilica is accessible only on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, from 10 to 18 (last admission at 17.30).
The Cafè on the terrace is open to the public on Wednesday, Fridays, Saturdays from 19 to 01 and on Sundays from 18.30 to 23 (last admission 30 min. before closure).
The Tourist Information Office in Piazza Matteotti 12 is open every day from 9 to 18 (tel. 0444 320854) whereas the Tourist infopoint inside the Basilica Palladiana is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 10 -18.