torricini del palazzo ducale di urbino

The Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities has revised the schedule of free openings of Museums and Cultural Sites, establishing certain dates and giving individual institutions the autonomy to set additional dates.

Common to all state museums will be free admission on every first Sunday, limited to the months between October and March, and the establishment of one week per year, known as the “Museum Week,” determined annually by the Ministry. For the current year, the Museum Week, offering free admission to all State Museums and Cultural Sites, will take place from March 5th to 10th.

Each individual institution has the opportunity to set eight more days of free admission throughout the calendar year. The Galleria Nazionale delle Marche | Palazzo Ducale di Urbino has determined the following schedule for these openings:

  • June 1st – Feast of San Crescentino, the patron saint of Urbino.
  • June 7th and 8th – Duke Federico da Montefeltro’s birthday.
  • August 12th, 13th, and 14th – Duke’s Feast.
  • December 7th and 8th – Duke’s Winter Feast.

During the Museum Week 2019, the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche | Palazzo Ducale di Urbino will offer, included in the free admission, the exceptional opening of the Torricino throughout the event and access to the important exhibition dedicated to Raffaello’s father, Giovanni Santi.

Furthermore, from March 5th to 8th, at 5:00 PM, there will be the opportunity to visit the Giovanni Santi exhibition accompanied by specialized personnel:

  • Tuesday, March 5th, 5:00 PM – Guided tour of the “Giovanni Santi” exhibition by the Educational Service.
  • Wednesday, March 6th, 5:00 PM – Meeting with Giovanni Santi, led by Dr. Rosaria Valazzi and Agnese Vastano, the curators of the exhibition.
  • Thursday, March 7th, 5:00 PM – Guided tour of the “Giovanni Santi” exhibition by the Educational Service.
  • Friday, March 8th, 5:00 PM – Meeting with Giovanni Santi, led by Dr. Rosaria Valazzi and Agnese Vastano, the curators of the exhibition.
torricini del palazzo ducale di urbino