International museum and
library of music of Bologna

Museum / Info, opening hours and tickets


Museum: from Tuesday to Thuesday 11:00am>1:30pm, 2:30 pm>6:30pm | Friday 10:00am>1:30pm, 2:30 pm>7:00 pm | Saturday, Sunday, Holidays 10:00am>7:00pm

Library: from Tuesday to Friday 9:30 am>1:30pm | Thuesday 9:30am>1:30pm, 2:30pm>4:30pm


Museum: Mondays, 1st January, 1st May, 25th December, 24th and 31th December closed at 2 pm

Library: Monday, Saturday and Public Holidays, August 7>23, 23th December 2021>10th January 2022

KEEP ATTENTION: in compliance with Decree Law no. 105 dated 23 July 2021, we inform you that from 6 August you must show your green pass at the ticket office to be admitted to museum, library, concerts and temporary exhibitions.



Full ticket: €

Reduced ticket: € 3.00

- visitors over 65 years old
- groups of at least 5 (only if accompanied by an authorised tour guide)
- groups of at least 5 (with museum educational service)
- groups of at least 10 (for all other groups)
- second ticket in case of visit to collections and temporary exhibitions in the same museum and on the same day
- youngER Card or Family Card Comune di Bologna
- certain partner organizations and associations: FAI, Lloyds Farmacia fidelity card, Bologna Festival, TRA Treviso Ricerca Arte with valid membership card for the current year, Riparti con COIN, CArta Insieme CONAD Nord-Ovest (reduction valid for permanent collections and temporary exhibitions organized by Istituzione Bologna Musei)

Reduced ticket: € 2.00

- visitors 18-25 years old

Free admission

- visitors under 18 years old
- high school students
- university students
- ICOM members
- Card Cultura, Bologna Welcome Card holders
- licensed tour guides
- licensed journalists
- two teachers for each school group
- participants in extraordinary cultural mediation courses in the form of a visit
- pre-school and nursery school teachers, educators, pedagogists and collaborators of the Municipality of Bologna
- disabled visitors and their helpers
- teachers and students faculty of Architecture, Cultural heritage, education Sciences, graduate courses in Literature or literary subjects with an archaeological or historical-artistic faculty of Letters and philosophy, Art academies, Conservatories of music and similar courses of the Member States of the European Union, with card.

More info

Card Cultura 365 days free or reduced admission to museums, exhibitions, theaters and cinemas
€ 25.00 full price | € 20.00 reduced price

Bologna Welcome Card is the tourist card that allows you to discover the best of the city.
Two versions are available: Bologna Welcome Card EASY (€ 25) and Bologna Welcome Card PLUS (€ 40). The card is nominal and is valid only for 1 person. It is activated on first use and expires when all the services included are spent and in any case after one year from the activation date.
The card can be purchased online or at tourist information and reception pointsentitles holders to admission to the permanent collections of all museums in the Istituzione Bologna Musei.