Saturday 14th of December 2019 – special opening

On Saturday 14th December the History Museum of the University of Pavia will be open from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm, moving up the usual Saturday opening.

Placed in the Central building of the University (Cortile dei Caduti) since 1936, the Museum provides a valuable insight into the Athenaeum’s ancient history.

The Museum’s rooms mainly house historical documents, instruments and anatomical preparations related to the history of Medicine and Physics; here resonate renowned Science personalities linked to the University of Pavia, such as Alessandro Volta, Antonio Scarpa and Camillo Golgi.

Two guided tours (included in the ticket’s price) will start at 4 pm and at 5:15 pm.

On the occasion of the board game “Ticinum art”’s official presentation that will take place during the same day in Aula Scarpa (next to the History Museum of the University of Pavia) at 3 pm, the participants that will buy the board game (at the special price of 3 euros) will enjoy a reduced-price entrance at the Museum.

Sabato 14 dicembre apertura Museo per la Storia dell'Università di Pavia

Telegraph galvanoscope, about 1904


TICKETS (Museum entry + guided tour)

  • Full price ticket: 5 euros
  • Reduced price ticket: 3 euros
  • Free entry: UNIPV students, young people aged <13, visitors on their birthday, tourist guides (with membership card), visitors with disablement and accompanying person



phone numbers: 0382 986916 / 0382 984707