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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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Last News

Monday 9th of December 2019 – closing

Monday 9th December on the occasion of the celebrations for the patron saint of Pavia, the Museum will be closed.   Pavia University History Museum – Golgi room   Read

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 […]


Saturday 23rd of November 2019 – special opening

Pavia University History Museum – Scarpa room
On Saturday 23rd of November the Pavia University History Museum will be open from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. A guided tour (included in the ticket’s price) […]

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New website!

WELCOME ALL to the newly launched English version of the Pavia University History Museum website!
Feel free to browse and read about our activities, history, visiting hours and much, much more.
Do contact us for […]