2019 Summer Night
Museum 'La Specola' in Padua summer evening openings
La Specola, that was the main tower of the Carrarese Castle, was transformed into an Astronomical Observatory in the 18th century. It encases, in a single monument, the charm of almost one thousand years of Paduan history and 250 years of astronomy.
In the 2019 summer Museum La Specola will be open on Wednesdays at 9:00 pm, from 19 June to 18 September.
So the public will have a a further opportunity to visit the Specola, in addition to ordinary openings at 6:00 pm on Saturdays, Sundays and mid-week holidays.
Single ticket: Euro 8,00 (direct sales only, from 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm in the same evening. Tickets must be acquired at the Oratorio S. Michele, Piazzetta S. Michele, 1 (50 meters from the Specola). Max 50 persons; you can buy up to 2 tickets per person). Tickets include Italian guided tour.
For more information, please write to:
INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova - Museo La Specola