Opening Hours and admission

Museum Opening Hours

Wednesday - Thursday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Friday, Saturday, Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Public holidays* 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays


*Public holidays: 31.03, 1.04, 1.05, 9.05, 20.05, 30.05, 29.06, 1.08

Admission fee         

  • Adults: CHF 12.-
  • Reduced price: CHF 8.00 OASI, registered disabled, TCI (Touring Club Italiano), Club Rete 2, IoInsegno and groups starting from 10 people

  • Ticino Ticket: CHF 8.40
  • Free Entry for Children and joung people ≤ 16 year, students, press, Friends of Villa dei Cedri, Raiffeisen Card (MemberPlus), Swiss Museums Pass and following members of ICOM, SMA, ASHHA, VISARTE, SIK-ISEA, MACT/CACT, SSPBC, SGS and IAA

  • Expo Pass Bellinzona: CHF 30.- combined ticket that allows access to the temporary exhibitions at Castel Grande, Sasso Corbaro and Museo Villa dei Cedri


It's possible to pay in Euros and with credit/debit cards.
Click here to buy your ticket online


Accessibility: the Museum is not wheelchair accessible.
You can however contact us on 058/203 17 30/31 (at least 7 working days in advance) to arrange for a special service with a stair lift to guarantee access to the first floor. Access by car to the front of the museum will be authorized.

For more information on accessibility

Library Opening Hours

The library is open for consultation during office hours, from Tuesday to Friday, 9am-12pm and 2pm-5pm, and only on request. Loans may be requested from the cantonal library in Bellinzona: sistema bibliotecario ticinese

Opening Hours of the garden
Summer: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm (from 1 April to 30 September)

Winter: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm (from 1 October to 31 March)

Museo Villa dei Cedri - Bellinzona Musei - Città di Bellinzona

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