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Museum of Palazzo Schifanoia

Palazzo Schifanoia is closed until further notice.
Museum of Palazzo Schifanoia

The Room of the Months opens on February 8th; the Civic Museum ( in the 14th-century wing of the palace) is still temporary closed.
Situated in the 14th-century wing of the Palazzo Schifanoia since 1898, it houses works of a various nature including paintings, manuscripts, small bronzes, objects in ivory and decorated ceramics.

Particularly interesting is the small showcase, containing medals, some by Pisanello. Among the personalities represented are many Este family members, from Leonello to Ercole I, from Lucrezia Borgia to Lucrezia de’ Medici. Also of note is the 15th-century alabaster Polyptych, made in a Nottingham workshop and given to the Este family by the King of England. The seven panels, now without their original frame, still show some of their colour and represent scenes from the Passion.


Closed until futher notice
From Monday to Friday 10.00-19.00 (Ticket office closes at 18.30).

Closed January, 1st; 6th; December 25th.

The entrance is limited to 15 pax every 30 minutes
Reservations are recommended:

Closing days

  • Saturday
  • Sunday


Full 8,00 euro.
Reduced 6,00 euro (over 65's).

FREE ENTRANCE for the owners of MYFE tourist card

How to get here

On foot: 20 minutes from the Este Castle;
bus n. 9 from the Train Station.

Accessible to people with disabilities.

last modified Feb 22, 2021 11:17
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