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Tickets to the History of Medicine Museum

€11.50
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  • Discover the noble field of medicine's development over time at MUSME in Padua, featuring interactive exhibits.
  • Get hands-on with real plastinated organs, try out an anatomical dissection, and immerse yourself in a VR simulation – this is not just a look-see museum!
  • Follow a virtual Galileo Galilei and other famed scientists through 7 doors of knowledge and learn about the human body, diseases, and treatments.
  • The museum is set in the historic San Francesco hospital, adding a layer of authenticity. Marvel at the ancient medical tools in its pharmacy.
  • Discover the noble field of medicine's development over time at MUSME in Padua, featuring interactive exhibits.
  • Get hands-on with real plastinated organs, try out an anatomical dissection, and immerse yourself in a VR simulation – this is not just a look-see museum!
  • Follow a virtual Galileo Galilei and other famed scientists through 7 doors of knowledge and learn about the human body, diseases, and treatments.
  • The museum is set in the historic San Francesco hospital, adding a layer of authenticity. Marvel at the ancient medical tools in its pharmacy.

Inclusions

  • Entry to the Museum of the History of Medicine
  • Tip: Pose with the 8-meter-long model of the human body at Vesaliano Anatomical Theatre, an unforgettable sight.
  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Pram/Stroller Accessibility, Bicycle & Car Parking, Baby Care Rooms, Cloakroom.
  • Note that the following are not allowed during this experience: food and beverages, large or unleashed dogs.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Combos

Combo (Save 5%): Museum of the History of Medicine + 24-Hour Padua Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tickets

€26.50
€25.17

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  • Make the most of your Padua tour with this cost-friendly combo that combines access to the Museum of the History of Medicine and a 24-hour hop-on hop-off tour.
  • Embark on a medical expedition at the Museum of the History of Medicine that features interactive exhibits about centuries of medical progress to life.
  • Explore the intricacies of anatomy, pathology, and therapy in an immersive experience unlike any other with Galileo Galilei as your virtual guide.
  • Unravel the city’s charms at ease, as you journey through the city on the hop-on hop-off tour, with buses arriving every 40-60mins across 2 routes.
  • Traverse the city’s best spots on the double-decker buses while tuning in to your audio guide which is available in 8 languages.
  • Make the most of your Padua tour with this cost-friendly combo that combines access to the Museum of the History of Medicine and a 24-hour hop-on hop-off tour.
  • Embark on a medical expedition at the Museum of the History of Medicine that features interactive exhibits about centuries of medical progress to life.
  • Explore the intricacies of anatomy, pathology, and therapy in an immersive experience unlike any other with Galileo Galilei as your virtual guide.
  • Unravel the city’s charms at ease, as you journey through the city on the hop-on hop-off tour, with buses arriving every 40-60mins across 2 routes.
  • Traverse the city’s best spots on the double-decker buses while tuning in to your audio guide which is available in 8 languages.

Inclusions

Museum of the History of Medicine

  • Entry to the Museum of the History of Medicine

24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Padua

  • 24-hour hop-on hop-off pass
  • Audio guide in 8 languages
  • Sightseeing Experience app
  • Free WiFi
  • Assistance on board
  • Assistance at the visitor center

Exclusions

Museum of the History of Medicine

  • Live guide
  • Workshops

24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Padua

  • Entry tickets to attractions
  • Hotel transfers

Line A

  • First bus: 10am from stop 1 (Basilica del Santo)
  • Last bus: 5:15pm from stop 1 (Basilica del Santo)
  • Popular stops: Basilica of St. Anthony, Palazzo della Ragione, and University of Padova

Line B

  • First bus: 10am from stop 1 (Abfahrt)
  • Last bus: 6pm from stop 1 (Abfahrt)
  • Popular stops: Montegrotto Terme and Abano Terme

Please click here for a detailed Line A and Line B route map and boarding points.

Museum of the History of Medicine

  • Tip: Don’t miss out on knocking on the 7 virtual doors, where a famousscientist appears past the door.
  • Facilities: Wheelchair Accessibility, Pram/Stroller Accessibility, Bicycle & Car Parking, Baby Care Rooms, Cloakroom.
  • Note that the following are not allowed: food and beverages, large or unleashed dogs.

24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Tour of Padua

  • Tip: While planning your trip, keep in mind that Padua experiences wet and hot summers, so visiting the city in late spring and autumn would be ideal.
  • The audio guide is available in Italian, English, German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Polish, and Russian.
  • Facilities: Free WiFi, Wheelchair Accessibility on buses equipped with a footboard and a dedicated space.
  • Small pets in carriers and leashes are allowed.
  • This tour requires a minimum of 15 people in 1 group.
  • Note that the following are not allowed: luggage, big backpacks, and bulky baggage.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
PaduaMuseum of the History of Medicine in Padua

Padua Medical Museum | Anatomy made accessible

The Museum of History of Medicine is a one-of-a-kind museum that reveals the magic and secrets of the human body. This space is dedicated to the evolution and development of medical science through the ages. Merging the traditional medical exhibits with modern technology, MUSME is a must-visit for scholars and young minds alike. Enjoy engaging story-telling, VR experiences, and more at this medical museum! 

Why visit the Padua Medical Museum?

Padua Medical Museum tickets.
  • Historical medical instruments: The museum showcases various medical instruments used throughout history, including surgical tools, diagnostic equipment, and more. 
  • Anatomy models: You will find life-like anatomical models and displays that illustrate how people in the past understood the human body's structure and function.
  • Medical history exhibits: MUSME holds exhibits that explore the evolution of medical practices, the development of medical specialties, and key figures in the history of medicine. There are also interactive displays allowing visitors to experience medical procedures, and ancient treatments, or engage with medical concepts.
  • Discover medical innovations: The museum documents critical medical breakthroughs and innovations, such as the discovery of vaccines, advancements in surgery and the development of medical technologies. 
  • VR exhibits: Modern medicine and the wonders of the human body are made accessible to the public with interactive VR displays and doors. Listen to medical geniuses of yore speak to you through this technology.

Which Padua Medical Museum ticket is best for you?

marvels of medicine over the ages

If you're short on time

Go for: Medical Museum tickets
Duration: Flexible
Guide: Optional

  • Spend as much time as you'd like as you walk through various rooms showcasing the marvels of medicine over the ages.
  • With an upgrade, avail a guided tour of the museum.

Recommended tour

Tickets to the History of Medicine Museum

Padua hop on hop off tours

If you want to explore further

Go for: Combo tickets with Padua hop on hop off tours
Duration: 24 hours
Guide: Audioguide available on the bus tour, optional guided tour at the museum

  • Didn't get enough of the magical city of Padua? Climb aboard the hop on hop off bus tour and see major Paduan landmarks from a vantage point.
  • Stop at the Medical Museum at Padua and see how far medicine has come over the centuries. Enjoy interactive exhibits, games and more at this novel attraction.

Recommended tour

Combo (Save 5%): Museum of the History of Medicine + 24-Hour Padua Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tickets

Discounted tickets

  • People over the age of 65 or travelling in groups of 10-30 people get reduced rates.
  • Students (4-17 years) as well as university students below 27 years also get reduced entry tickets.
  • Families, teachers and student groups get reduced tickets.
  • Children below 4 years, individuals with disabilities and their companions can enter free.

Cancelation policy

Tickets, once booked, cannot be canceled or rescheduled.

What to see at the Padua Medical Museum?

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Former Hospital: Saint Francis the Greater

Established in 1414, the Hospital of San Francesco was the first hospital in Padua. It has now been converted to a medical museum, and this room showcases the hospital's history over the centuries, starting with its pioneering feat of adopting the clinical approach in modern medicine.

University of Padua's Scientific Revolution

The University of Padua's Scientific Revolution

The second room of the museum showcases the role that the University of Padua played in the development of modern medicine. Watch Galileo Galilei himself speak to you from the beyond about medicine's modern turn.

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Room C: Anatomy

Discover intricately crafted wax models depicting various human body parts and systems. These accurate and detailed models were once essential for medical education. Now, you can virtually dissect these bodies, observe the internal organs of your body, etc.

Room D: Physiology

Room D: Physiology

This room is dedicated to how the human body functions. Here, you can find ways to measure bodily calibrations like blood pressure, oxygen levels in the blood, etc.

Pathology lab in Medical Museum

Room E: Pathology

The human body's functions are amazing... but its malfunctions are an equally significant source of intrigue. See how diseases are discovered and treated in this room, with interactive quizzes, insights into epidemic diseases and more.

old pharma lab

Room F: Therapeutics

Physicians over the centuries have always been fascinated about the miraculous ways in which a body can heal. From the usage if medicinal herbs to surgery, view the evolution of people embarking on their recovery journey.

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7 Doors of Knowledge

Encounter intriguing medical oddities from virtual Galileo Galilei and other renowned scientists who challenge traditional notions of health and illness. These curious exhibits might include anomalies, deformities, or medical mysteries that have puzzled doctors throughout history.

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Pharmaceutical equipment

Delve into the world of historical pharmacies with a display of old apothecary jars, medicine containers, and ingredients. Learn about the origins of pharmaceuticals and how they were prepared and dispensed in the past.

Padua Medical Museum

Medical books and manuscripts

Immerse yourself in a treasure trove of medical literature spanning centuries. Rare books and manuscripts offer a glimpse into the medical knowledge and practices of different eras, shedding light on how medical science has evolved over time.

Plan your visit to the Padua Medical Museum

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timings

2:30 PM to 7 PM, Tuesday to Friday 

9:30 AM to 7 PM, Saturday and Sunday 

Closed: Non-holiday Mondays, 25 December, 1 January  

Last admission: 6 PM 

Best time to visit: Visit in the late afternoon on weekdays when there’s less crowd. On weekends, visit right after opening hours to avoid the rush.   

Padua Medical Museum

Address: Via S. Francesco, 94, 35121 Padova PD, Italy

Find on Map

Getting there  

  • By Train: Board a Trenitalia or an Italo  
    Nearest stop: Stazione Padova 
  • By Bus: Lines A, T, AT, 2, 3, 5, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 22
    Nearest stop: via vecchio Gasometro, viale della Pace  
  • By Tram: Line SIR1
    Nearest stop: Ponti Romani
  • By Car: A4 Torino – Trieste. Exit at Padova Ovest and Padova Est
    A13 Bologna – Padova. Exit at Padova Sud and Padova Zona Industriale
    Car Parking: Interparking Italia (900 metres away), Piazzale Boschetti (950 metres away).
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  • Guides can be hired at a separate cost 
  • Prams/strollers are available on request
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Cloakroom 
  • Nursery with nursing chair, bottle warmer, nappy changing station
  • Coffee and snacks vending machines
  • Elevators
  • Small dogs on leashes are permitted inside
  • Bicycle parking in the museum courtyard
  • Gift and book shop
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  • Kids must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Photography allowed in selected zones (pose with the 8-foot-long anatomical model). 
  • Arrive early, as a maximum of 100 visitors are allowed to tour the attraction at a time. 
  • Outside food and drinks are strictly forbidden. 
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  • Soul Kitchen: Famous for hamburgers, grills, and steaks, Soul Kitchen is 2 min away.  
  • Restaurant Belle Parti: Upscale restaurant famed for seafood and exotic meat dishes, visit Ristorante Belle Parti for belle époque-inspired dining area. It is located 9 min away.  
  • TEN Restaurant: Italian restaurant known for its chic decor, TEN Restaurant offers sumptuous platters and is 2 min away.

Frequently asked questions about Padua Medical Museum (Musme) tickets

How much is a ticket to the Padua Medical Museum?

The tickets to the Padua Medical Museum costs € 11.50. This includes entry to the Museum of the History of Medicine, and all its rooms including access to 7 doors of knowledge, immersive VR anatomical dissection & more. 

How to book tickets to the Padua Medical Museum?

You can book Padua Medical Museum tickets online or from the venue. It is recommended to buy tickets online, as it saves you the hassles of last-minute booking and te risk of tickets getting sold out. 

Why should I book Padua Medical Museum tickets online?

Booking tickets to Padua Medical Museum online guarantees your entry to the museum. Especially in peak seasons, tickets can sell out weeks before you plan to visit. Moreover, it is also easy to buy mobile tickets with instant confirmation & free cancellation options. 

Are there discounted Padua Medical Musuem tickets?

Yes, those over the age of 65 or travelling in group of 10-30 people get reduced rates on their tickets. Students between the ages of 4 and 17 as well as university students below 27 years also get reduced entry tickets. Families, teachers and student groups get reduced tickets too. Children below 4 years, individuals with disabilities and their companions can enter free.

What is the cancelation policy for Padua Medical Museum?

Unfortunately, entry tickets to the Museum of the History of Medicine cannot be canceled or rescheduled.

What are Padua Medical Museum’s opening hours?

The opening hours are 2:30 PM to 7 PM from Tuesday to Friday, and 9:30 AM to 7 PM on Saturday and Sunday.  The Medical Museum is closed on non-holiday Mondays, December 25 and January 1.

What can I do at the Padua Medical Museum?

With a mix of informative displays, engaging artifacts, VR exhibits and more, the museum offers a unique opportunity to explore the remarkable progress and innovations in the field of medicine & surgery over the centuries.

Is photography allowed inside the Padua Medical Museum?

Yes, photography is allowed but, only in certain areas. 

Is Padua Medical Museum wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the museum is entirely wheelchair accessible. The museum also has elevators for its visitors.

How long does it take to complete the Padua Medical Museum tour?

The time taken to cover the Padua Medical Museum exhibits depends on factors like your level of interest, how much time you want to spend on each interactive exhibit & more. However, a complete tour of the Museum typically takes about 1-2 hours.