International museum and
library of music of Bologna

Museum / Info, opening hours and tickets


Museum: from Tuesday to Sunday, Holidays 10:00 am > 6:30 pm
Library: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9.30 am>1.30 pm, Thursday 9.30 a.m.>1.30 pm - 2.30 pm>4.30 pm


Museum: Mondays, 1st January, 1st May, 25th December, 24th and 31th December closed at 2 pm
Library: Monday and Public Holidays, 6 > 19 August, 21th December 2019 > 6th January 2020

Full ticket: € 5.00

Reduced ticket: € 3.00

  • visitors over 65 years old
  • groups of 10 people or more
  • youngER Card or Family Card Comune di Bologna

Reduced ticket: € 2.00 (starting May 1st, 2019)

  • visitors 18-25 years old

Free admission

  • every first Sunday of each month (from October to March)
  • last two opening hours on Thursdays (from April to September)
  • visitors under 18 years old
  • high school students
  • university students
  • ICOM members
  • licensed tour guides
  • licensed journalists
  • two teachers for each school group
  • pre-school teachers and nursery school educators 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

Metropolitan Museum Card annual pass for free entry to the permanent collections of the museums and discounts and reductions to temporary exhibitions.
€ 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. www.bolognawelcome.com.