Opening time schedule
Tuesday - from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
From Wednesday to Sunday: from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
[Monday closed]

What can I see at the Museum?
It is possible to see the whole silk manufacturing process, from silkworm breeding to finishing. It covers a surface of 1000 square meters and it has got 8 rooms displaying machines from the end of the 19th century to the first half of the 20th century.

Are there guided tours?
Yes, there are guided tours for groups of more than 10 people (during the Museum opening hours). The guided tour is included in the admission charges.

Can a group visit the Museum without a tour guide?
No, it cannot. The guided tour for groups is compulsory.

Is it possible to have guided tours in a foreign language?
Yes, it is. On request, the Museum staff can arrange English guided tours. For further information about other languages, please contact the Museum directly.

Is there a shop inside the Museum?
Yes, see

Are pets allowed at the Museum?
Only small dogs to be held in your arms or purse during the visit.

Tickets and Booking

How can I book?
Booking is compulsory for groups. It is possible to call the Museum to check the availability of a particular day/time (+39 031 303180).

How can I buy tickets?
Tickets can be bought online or at the Museum.

Who can have free tickets?
For further information on free tickets, please see the Bookings page.

Who can have concessions?
For further information on concessions, please the Bookings page.

How can I collaborate with the Museum?
Please contact the Museum directly (+39 031 303180).


Can I consult the collection not on display?
The Museum owns a rich heritage not on display that can be consulted on request.

Is there a library at the Museum?
The Museum owns many reference books and documents. On request, it is possible to consult them.

Does the Museum estimate private exhibits or fabrics?
No, it does not.

How can I have/use the Museum photos?
For further information about photos and the relative terms and conditions of use, please contact the Museum directly (+39 031 303180).

Can I take photos or record videos at the Museum?
Yes, for sure!