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PALAZZO BONCOMPAGNI

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The beautiful rooms and impressive architecture of Palazzo Boncompagni, an extraordinary example of the mature Italian Renaissance, can be visited according to the hours published on this page with guided tours that can be booked online.
Vignola’s spiral staircase, the gallery with its inlaid colonnade, the courtyard and its precious magnolia tree and, of course, the Pope’s room with its frescoes.

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Hours

EXHIBITION “MIMMO PALADINO IN THE PALACE OF THE POPE”
(from February 6, 2024):
• Thu: 3.30 pm – 6.30 pm
• Fri, Sat, Sun: 10.00 am – 1.00 pm and 3.30 pm – 6.30 pm

SPECIAL OPENINGS
• April 25 to April 28: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
• May 1: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
 
The exhibition can only be visited by guided tour with reservations required CLICK HERE

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Entrance fees

EXHIBITION “MIMMO PALADINO IN THE PALACE OF THE POPE”
(February 6, 2024):
• Full, 12 euro
• Card Cultura Bologna / Touring Club Italiano / Group admission, 9 euro
• Children up to 10 years old, free

The exhibition can only be visited by guided tour with reservations required CLICK HERE

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How to get there

Palazzo Boncompagni
via del Monte 8, Bologna (Italy)

 
By car
Exit the motorway at the Bologna Fiera exit and proceed towards the center. The building is located in a limited traffic area and it is recommended that you park at the Piazza XIII Agosto Garage.

By train
From the railway station the Palazzo is a 15 minute walk up Via Indipendenza towards Piazza Maggiore and a left turn onto Via del Monte. Alternatively, take bus no. 25 towards the Due Madonne Depository, get off at the Rizzoli stop and then follow Via Indipendenza until you reach Via del Monte.

 
By plane
Take the Marconi express train or the Aerobus to Central Station and then follow the directions detailed in the “by train” section.

Accessibility

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Accessibility

Palazzo Boncompagni has a ramp for disabled access. It is necessary to indicate your interest during the booking process and at least one week in advance to allow it to be assembled.

Mimmo Paladino

CURRENT EXHIBITION

February 1-June 9, 2024

Mimmo Paladino

in the Palace of the Pope

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Arte Fiera Mimmo Paladino, internationally renowned artist, returns after many years to exhibit in Bologna with large paintings and sculptures in a venue that enhances and celebrates his creative poetics.
Curated by Silvia Evangelisti