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Reopening of museums, castles and exhibitions

Museums and culture places in Reggio Emilia and province that have reopened to the public.

May-August 2020

Reggio Emilia
- Museums Palace, via Spallanzani 1 - phone 0039.0522.456816 - e-mail: musei@municipio.re.it. Opening times: Tuesday-Friday 9.00 a.m. - 12.00; Saturday-Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 4.00 - 7.00 p.m.; July-August: Tuesday-Saturday 9.00 a.m. - 12.00 and 9.00 - 11.00 p.m.; Sunday and holidays 9.00 - 11.00 p.m.
- Gaetano Chierici. Method and sciences at the origin of prehistory - Documentary exhibition depicting the palethnological method created by Reggio Emilia-born archaeologist Gaetano Chierici (1819-1886). Until November 1, 2020. In the Museums Palace, via Spallanzani 1 - phone 0039.0522.456816-456477 - e-mail: musei@municipio.re.it. Opening times: Tuesday-Friday 9.00 a.m. -12.00; Saturday-Sunday and holidays 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 4.00 - 7.00 p.m.; July-August: Tuesday-Saturday 9.00 a.m. - 12.00 and 9.00 - 11.00 p.m.; Sunday and holidays 9.00 - 11.00 p.m.
- Parmeggiani Art Gallery, corso Cairoli 2 - phone 0039.0522.451054. Opening times: Tuesday-Friday 9.00 a.m. - 12.00; Saturday-Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 4.00 - 7.00 p.m.; July-August: Tuesday-Sunday and holidays 9.00 - 11.00 p.m.
- Tricolour Flag Museum, piazza Casotti 1 - phone 0039.0522.456033-456841. Opening times: Tuesday-Friday 9.00 a.m. - 12.00; Saturday-Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 4.00 - 7.00 p.m.; July: Tuesday-Saturday 9.00 a.m. - 12.00 and 9.00 - 11.00 p.m.; Sunday and holidays 9.00 - 11.00 p.m.; August: Tuesday-Sunday and holidays 9.00 - 11.00 p.m.; opening in the morning upon request and 24 hours in advance, except Sunday and holidays.
- Diocesan Museum, via Vittorio Veneto 6 - phone 0039.348.8834613; 0039.333.9231960 - e-mail: cittadireggio.aps@gmail.com. Opening times until August 2, 2020: Saturday-Sunday 9.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.30 - 7.00 p.m.; possibility of reservation of guided tours by appointment on other days.
- San Pietro Cloisters, via Emilia San Pietro 44/c - phone 0039.0522.1540823 - e-mail: info@archeosistemi.it. Opening times from June 19, 2020: Tuesday-Friday 9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.; Friday 4.00 - 11.00 p.m. (except July 10, 24); Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 4.00 - 7.00 p.m. (except July 11 from 4.00 to 7.00 p.m.); closed Monday. Possibility of guided tours with fee by Cooperativa Archeosistemi for groups of maximum 10 people (until end of Covid-19 health emergency), upon mail request (not later than 3 previous working days) at the following address: info@archeosistemi.it. Info: phone 0039.0522.1540823 (Monday-Friday 9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.). People who will book the tour will be asked to communicate name, surname, phone and mail for traceability reasons. Tour duration: about 45 minutes. Free entrance with no ticket, for the free tour, keeping the distance among visitors of at least 1 metre and avoiding gatherings. Visitors will have to wear the mask during the whole tour. At the ticket office/reception: entrance of one person at a time.
- Maramotti Collection, via Fratelli Cervi 66 - phone 0039.0522.382484 - e-mail: info@collezionemaramotti.org. Opening times of the tour of the permanent collection (guided and upon reservation): Thursday-Friday 3.00 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 10.30 a.m. and 3.00 p.m. Opening times of the temporary exhibition: Thursday-Friday 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 10.30 a.m. - 6.30 p.m. Extraordinary night opening: July 22, upon reservation and in two rounds, each one for 100 people, until place availability; first round from 6.30 to 8.30 p.m., second round from 9.00 to 11.00 p.m. Tour of the two floors of the permanent collection and of the temporary exhibition Two Thoughts by Svenja Deininger. Free entrance and for visitors wearing their own mask.
- Da Guercino a Boulanger. La Madonna di Reggio, diffusione di un'immagine miracolosa. Mostra dedicata alla diffusione in ambito artistico dell’immagine miracolosa della Madonna della Ghiara. Presso il Palazzo dei Musei, via Spallanzani 1. Presso il Palazzo dei Musei, via Spallanzani 1 - tel. 0522.456816-456477 - e-mail: musei@municipio.re.it. Orari: 30-31 maggio, 2, 6-7 giugno: 10-13 e 16-19; 3-5 giugno su prenotazione per gruppi di massimo 5 persone, con visita guidata gratuita.


Correggio

From May 23:
- "The Correggio" Museum House, corso Cavour 7 - phone 0039.0522.691806 - e-mail: museo@comune.correggio.re.it. Opening times: Saturday 3.30 - 6.30 p.m.; Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.30 - 6.30 p.m.
Correggio House / Correggio Art Home, via Borgovecchio 39 - phone 0039.0522.732072 - e-mail: info@correggioarthome.it. Opening times: Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.00 - 6.00 p.m.

 

Gualtieri

From May 25:
- Antonio Ligabue Museum, via Giardino 27 - phone 0039.333.6546098. Opening hours (upon reservation): Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 3.00 - 6.30 p.m.

From June 6:
- “Misunderstood”. The life of Antonio Ligabue through his works. Anthological exhibition dedicated to the painter Antonio Ligabue (1899-1965). Until November 8, 2020. In Palazzo Bentivoglio, piazza Bentivoglio - phone 0039.0522.221853; 0039.349.2348333 - e-mail: info@museo-ligabue.it. Opening times: Saturday 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 3.00 - 7.00 p.m. (last entrance 6.00 p.m.); Sunday and holidays 10.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m. (last entrance 6.00 p.m.). Closed Saturday, August 8, 2020. Other opening hours on different days according to the performances at Palazzo Bentivoglio. Reservation recommended. Entrance for maximum 20 people at the same time every hour.

 

Montecchio Emilia

From May 31 to July 26:
- Castle, via Alfonso d'Este 5 - phone 0039.0522.861864-861861 - e-mail: roccamontecchioemilia@gmail.com. Opening times: Sunday and holidays 3.00 - 7.00 p.m.; the tours will start at the following times: 3.10, 4.10, 5.10, 6.10 p.m. The tours will be guided and the groups will be composed of maximum 8 people. Entrance: Euros 2.00.

 

Brescello

From June 6:
- "Peppone and Don Camillo" Museum, in Centro Culturale San Benedetto, via De Amicis 2 - phone 0039.0522.482564. Opening times: Tuesday-Friday 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 2.30 - 5.30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.
- "Brescello and Guareschi, the territory and the cinema" Museum, via Cavallotti 24 - phone 0039.0522.482564. Opening times: Tuesday-Friday 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 2.30 - 5.30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.
- From June 13: "Albino Umiltà" Archaeological Museum, via Cavallotti 37 - phone 0039.0522.482564. Opening times: Saturday, Sunday and holidays 9.30 a.m. -12.30 p.m. and 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.
- Don Camillo and Peppone, from cinema to reality. Photo-cinematographic exhibition. From June 20 to August 23. In the exhibition hall of "Brescello and Guareschi, the territory and the cinema" Museum, via Cavallotti 37 - phone 0039.0522.482564. Opening times: Tuesday-Friday 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 2.30 - 5.30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 2.30 - 6.30 p.m.

 

Quattro Castella

From May 31:
Bianello Castle, via Bianello 8 - phone 0039.339.2313875; 0039.333.2319133 - e-mail: gruppostoricoilmelograno@gmail.com. Opening times July-August: Sunday and holidays 10.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.00 - 8.00 p.m. Entrance (guided tours only, for groups of maximum 20 people, with priority to the people who have reserved the tour on the phone): Euros 6.00; Euros 3.00 (residents in Quattro Castella, children under 18, students under 26 and municipal schools); free for children under 12. Compulsory use of mask. The last tour group starts one hour before the closing time.

 

Guastalla

From June 6:
- Permanent exhibition of Maldotti painting collection, in the Ducal Palace, via Gonzaga 16 - phone 0039.0522.839763; e-mail: uit@comune-guastalla.re.it. Opening times: Saturday-Sunday 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.30 - 6.30 p.m; other days upon reservation. Entrance: Euros 5.00 (reduced Euros 3.00) including the entrance to the exhibition "XIX century". Compulsory use of mask.

- XX century. Bernardo Bertolucci's set in the photos by Angelo Novi. Photographic exhibition. Until December 31, 2020. Opening times: Saturday-Sunday 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.30 - 6.30 p.m; other days upon reservation.

 

Scandiano

From June 21:
- Guided tours of the Boiardo Fortress, viale della Rocca, Spallanzani House, piazza della Libertà 6, and Scandiano Tourist Tours - phone 0039.0522.764302-764303-764273 (compulsory reservation, from 8.00 a.m. to 12.00). Opening times: Sunday and holidays 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 3.00 - 7.00 p.m. for groups of maximum 10 people; closed August 15, 2020. Entrance: Euros 3.00 (tour of the Fortress and Casa Spallanzani); Euros 5.00 (Scandiano Tourist Tours). Compulsory use of mask during the tour. Payment at the Fortress bookshop. Recommendation of reinforced shoes for the tour of the Fortress basement.

 

Boretto

From June 21:
- Museum for the Po River and Navigation, via Argine Cisa 11 - phone 0039.335.5335139 - e-mail: info@infrastrutturefluviali.it. Opening times: Sunday and holidays 3.30 - 6.30 p.m. (except bad weather); other days upon reservation. Entrance: Euros 2.00 (free for children under 10). During the opening days of the Museum the navigation on the Po River is possible aboard the motor vessel Padus with start from San Marco jetty (Lido Po Boretto). The navigation lasts about one hour and costs about Euros 10.00 / Euros 15.00.

- Drainage Multimedia Museum, via Argine Cisa 62 - phone 0039.335.5335139 - e-mail: info@infrastrutturefluviali.it. Opening times: Sunday and holidays 3.30 - 6.30 p.m. (except bad weather); other days upon reservation. Entrance: Euros 2.00 (free for children under 10). During the opening days of the Museum the navigation on the Po River is possible aboard the motor vessel Padus with start from San Marco jetty (Lido Po Boretto). The navigation lasts about one hour and costs about Euros 10.00 / Euros 15.00.

 

Gattatico, village of Praticello

From May 22:
- Cervi Museum House, via Fratelli Cervi 9 - phone 0039.0522.678356 - e-mail: info@istitutocervi.it. Opening times (reservation recommended): Tuesday-Wednesday 9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m; Thursday-Friday 9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 - 6.00 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 - 6.00 p.m.

 

Canossa

From May 30:
Castle, via Castello, and Naborre Campanini National Museum - phone 0039.366.8969303; e-mail: info@castellodicanossa.it. Opening times: Saturday-Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m. upon reservation accepted until 30 minutes before the entrance; Tuesday-Friday 10.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m. upon reservation to be made with advance notice of at least 24 hours. Entrances of maximum 30 people every hour and maximum 4 people at the same time in the Museum.

 

Carpineti

From June 21 to September 27:
Castle, Strada Provinciale 76, 27 - phone 0039.339.2313875; 0039.333.2319133; e-mail: gruppostoricoilmelograno@gmail.com. Opening times: Saturday-Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.30 - 7.00 p.m. August 8-23: every day 10.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 3.30 - 7.00 p.m. Possibility of guided and customized tours with authorized guides, local historians and medieval age experts. Compulsory use of mask in the indoor places. In case of bad weather the castle will be closed.

 

Toano
- Matildic Parish Church, via Matilde di Canossa 18 - e-mail: mikylombardi@yahoo.it. Opening times in June: Sunday 10.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.; Opening times in July-August: every day 10.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.

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