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Degree certificate - XVIII Century

One of the oldest documents preserved in the Museum archives

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Straw electrometers

Volta transformed electroscopes into electrometers, capable of measuring tension while detecting electricity

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Voltaic pistol

This device was designed by Volta to impress audiences during his typical public scientific performances

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In accordance with the ordinance of the Minister of Health, in agreement with the President of the Lombardy Region, issued on the 23rd of February 2020, and as indicated in the […]

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As a precaution and in adherence to indications from the Mayor of Pavia, all Carnival events planned by the Museums of the University of Pavia on the 22nd and 23rd of […]


Christmas closing

During the Christmas Holidays the Museum will be closed starting Tuesday the 24h of December.
The Museum will reopen on Wednesday the 8th of January.
Be sure to check back to find out about all […]

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23rd of December, 2019 – last day before holidays – FREE ENTRY

Monday the 23rd of December 2019 will be the last day of opening before the holidays.
To celebrate Christmas, entrance to the Museum will be free for all visitors. You can come and visit […]


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 […]