A Long Weekend with Unipd to celebrate the Patron Saint of Padua


Educational activities are suspended on June 13, the Feast of St. Anthony a day dedicated to patron saint of Padua, and on June 14 for the Giustinianea Feast. During these local celebratory days some Unipd study rooms will remain open, while Unipd offices will remain closed. Some Unipd Library Hours may be affected.

Over the long weekend, join the Sundays at the Unipd Museums initiative with interactive activities and guided tours included in the ticket price when visiting the Museum of Archaeological Sciences and Art in the evocative setting of Palazzo Liviano, at the Museum of Geography and at the Giovanni Poleni Museum. The Museum of Nature and Humankind also remains open.

At the Botanical Garden, regular opening hours include visits (autonomously or Guided Tours) accompanied by the possibility of visiting the Plants Through the Eyes of Science exhibition. In addition, a double exhibition dedicated to architect Daniele Calabi, organized by the University of Padua, with the departments of Cultural Heritage and Civil and Environmental Construction Engineering, can be visited at the Palazzo del Monte di Pietà, as well as widely on the Listòn and at Cà Lando. 

Over the long weekend, Palazzo Bo offers a special Palazzo Bo and Gio Ponti Guided Tour while the 18th River Film Festival flows along the Portello, with free themed screenings on from 13 to 15 June and the final awards ceremony on the evening of 16 June.

Several civic museum remain free and open from 8 to 13 June, including the Eremitani Museum (excluding the Scrovegni Chapel), Palazzo Zuckermann, Palazzo della Ragione, and the Museum of the Risorgimento and the Contemporary Age.