Following the provisions taken by the Italian Government, Fondazione Palazzo Te asks everyone to be careful and therefore to comply with the following rules while visiting the museum:


Up to 8 people at a time can enter the museum Palazzo Te in prearranged time slots. You can also use the same ticket to visit Palazzo San Sebastiano and the San Sebastiano Temple.

Booking is necessary for better managing the visitors’ flows that will start from Palazzo Te.
T + 39 0376 1979020 (Mon-Fri 8.30/19.00; Sat 8.30/14.00) It is necessary to inform about the presence of children under 11 years of age.
The payment can be made by credit card (Visa and MasterCard) up to 24 hours before the visit, by wire transfer/national money order with payment 15 days before the visit day.
Booking fee:  € 1,50; € 0,50 (reduced-price ticket).

Admission is allowed after taking temperature measurement

Behaviors to comply with
Every visitor must cover their mouth and nose with personal protective equipment and keep at least 1 meter away from other visitors.

In the museum it is forbidden to smoke, eat or drink and introduce pets.

Keep in touch


27 October 2019 – 29 March 2020
Monday from 1 – 6.30 pm
Tuesday to Sunday 9 am  6.30 pm

30 March 2019 – 26 October 2019
Monday 1  7.30 pm
Tuesday to Sunday 9 am  7.30 pm
Closed 25th December

The ticket desk remains open until one hour before closing time.

For any timetable change please visit the website. Tickets can be purchased both at Palazzo Te and Palazzo San Sebastiano ticket desks. The validity of the ticket is three consecutive months from first use. Each ticket allows one entrance to each museum (Palazzo Te and Palazzo San Sebastiano).

  • over 65 years old
  • groups min. 20 people [Remember: to visiting groups that cannot exceed 25 people at a time]
  • TCI, FAI and ACI card holders
  • Mantua citizens
  • owners of the following cards
    • Vittoriale degli italiani
    • Torino Piemonte
    • Associazione CircoliCooperativi Lombardia members
    • Mantova Outlet Village
    • Trenord tickets destination Mantova (earlier 3 days max)
    • Italia Nostra members
  • visitors from 12 to 18 years old
  • students (with a valid student ID or student card)

  • for children up to 11 years
  • 1 companion for group
  • 2 teachers for class
  • press
  • ICOM card

2 adults + children/students (max. 5 family members)


City Museum of Palazzo Te
T +39 0376 323266

City Museums Library
T +39 0376 338457

Opening times
Monday 9 am  1pm /2.30  5.30pm
Wednesday and Friday 9 am – 1 pm


Call center:
T +39 0376 1979020
Opening times
Monday to Friday 8.30 am – 7 pm
Saturday 8.30 am – 2 pm

buy tickets online

Payment: credit card (Visa e Mastercard), bank transfer

Service fee:
€ 1,50 regular ticket
€ 1,50 reduced ticket
€ 0,50 students ticket
€ 1,50 family ticket

Mesopotamian and Egyptian Collection only


Virtual reality € 5,00 | virtual reality experience (children +13 years)

Audioguides € 5,00 | available in: Italian, English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese

Free App | Google Play and App Store


Free Bus: Navetta Te is running

  • from monda to friday: from 7.00 to 21.00
  • every saturai and sunday: from 9.00 to 21.00

The bus stops in Piazzale Vittorio Veneto (between Viale Risorgimento and Viale Isonzo) and then continues towards the city centre where it stops in Via Calvi. The bus runs every 15 minutes. 

Further information here:
Tel. 0376-230339
Whatsapp 346 0714690

By car: A22 motorway, “Mantova Sud”,“Mantova Nord”. All Palazzo Te visitors can park for free at Parcheggio viale Te (Piazzale Montelungo) and at Parcheggio Te (Viale Montello).

On foot: Palazzo Te is only 15-minutes’ walk from the city center


  • CC (circolare in città) line, info:
  • The free bus shuttle service connect every 15min Palazzo Te to the city center on Sat/Sun from 9am to 9 pm and on Thursdays from 7am to 1pm

Train: Trenord or Trenitalia train operators, Mantua Railway Station, Piazza Don Leoni Mantua (MN)

Taxi: http: