Palermo: Branciforte Palace

Palermo: Branciforte Palace

The beautiful Palazzo is an oasis where history meets archaeology, modern and contemporary art.

Witness the history of Palermo.

Visit Palazzo Branciforte, a sixteenth century building in the heart of Palermo, recently restored by the great Italian architect Gae Aulenti. The Palazzo is an area open to the public where history meets archaeology, modern and contemporary art, with a historical library containing more than 40,000 books, and a place for the great Italian culinary tradition (the Gambero Rosso cooking school). The Palazzo is home to exhibition areas for the important Fondazione Sicilia collections of archaeological artifacts, coins, stamps, tin-glazed pottery (maiolica), sculpture and fresco on panel.

 

Opening Hours:

> March to October: Tuesday - Sunday from 9:30am to 7:30pm

> November to February: Tuesday - Friday from 9:30am to 2:30pm, Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am to 7:30pm

Last admission 1 hour before closing.

 

Visit of the Palace: The visit to the Archaeological Collection has no time restrictions unless a guide accompanies the group, in which case the time restriction is every 30 minutes for access. The sections on the main floor (Monte di Santa Rosalia, the Numismatic, Philatelic and Sculpture Collections) can be visited only with a guide every 30 minutes.

Reservations must be made with a minimum of 1-day notice.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The time you select on the order form is your preferred time. The museum or attraction will automatically confirm the closest available time, which can be anytime during opening hours on the selected date, if your preferred time is no longer available.

 

Cancellation Policy:

> Cancellations up to 15 business days before departure: 30% penalty

> Cancellations from 14 to 3 days before departure: 60% penalty

> Further cancellations and no shows are not refundable

 

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Visit Palazzo Branciforte, a sixteenth century building in the heart of Palermo, recently restored by the great Italian architect Gae Aulenti, a unique place, combining identity and innovation. The Palazzo is an area open to the public where history meets archaeology, modern and contemporary art, with a historical library containing more than 40,000 books, and a place for the great Italian culinary tradition (the Gambero Rosso cooking school).  

The archaeological collection and the historic majolica collection are displayed on the ground floor, while the main floor houses the stamp, coin and sculpture collections, along with the historical Library which preserves more than 40,000 books from the Fondazione Sicilia collection. From here you can make your way to the splendid rooms of the Monte di Santa Rosalia, a rare surviving example of wooden architecture, now housing temporary art exhibitions.

Ticket Categories:

Full Price Tickets

Reduced Price Tickets

  • Groups of at least 15 persons
  • Seniors over 65
  • Special concessions

Free Admission: school groups and children under 18

WARNING: Admission to booked site or service will be denied without presenting the voucher or the ticket. Presenting a copy of the order form does by not give you the right to be admitted. No exceptions can be made to this rule.
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