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How to visit

Tickets and rules

No entrance ticket is required to access the various sections of the Observatory, which is free and open to all.

We are financed by Pro Civitate Christiana, by the commitment of the Association of Friends of the Observatory and thanks to the support of generous donors.

With this in mind, a free donation to support the activities and management of the museum will always be appreciated and a reason for gratitude.

We do not ask you to respect any particular "dress code".

Inside the museum, it is forbidden to take photographs of the works. These you can find freely on our website, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in your visual experience.

It is not allowed to touch the works.

Please do not consume food and drink during the visit; outside the building, you will find our bars, restaurant and vending machines.

Smoking is prohibited in all spaces inside the museum. Special areas are available in the outdoor spaces.

Opening hours to the public

Admission to the museum is free. However any donations will be greatly appreciated as they help us to continue to improve upon it.

Visits to the Gallery are all guided, in Italian and French, with the availability of English on request. We would like to facilitate and organise the best possible experience for you, so we kindly ask you to inform us prior to your intended visit.

Below are the opening hours of the various sections to the public. If you need to visit at other times or for different needs, please contact us directly.


Monday: 9:30-12:30 and 16:30-18:30

Tuesday: 9:30-12:30 and 16:30-18:30

Wednesday: 9:30-12:30

Thursday: 9:30-12:30 and 16:30-18:30

Friday: 9:30-12:30 and 16:30-18:30

Saturday: 9:30-12:30 and 16:30-18:30

Sunday: Closed


Tuesday: 14.00-18.00

Wednesday: 14.00-18.00

Thursday: 9.00-15.00

Conventions and circuits


The Gallery is part of the Umbrian Ecclesiastical Museum Network which includes the most important Sacred Art Museums in Umbria


Museum visitors can access concession prices on the entrance ticket for the following museums:

  • Capitolare Museum of the Cathedral of San Lorenzo - Perugia
  • Capitulary Museum and Crypt of San Rufino - Assisi
  • Cathedral Museum of Città di Castello
  • Diocesan Museum of Gubbio
  • Diocesan Museum of Spoleto - Norcia
  • Treasure Museum - Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
  • Porziuncola Museum - Assisi Santa Maria degli Angeli
  • Museum of the Abbey of Sant'Eutizio in Valcastorina - Preci