The museum pass of Padua is called PadovaCard and is valid for either 48 or 72 hours, starting from the time and date you start using it. The card covers one adult and one child younger than 14. The 48 hour pass costs 16 Euros and the 72 hour pass 21 Euros.
What does the PadovaCard include?
- Free entrance to the Scrovegni Chapel (although you still have to pay the 1 Euro booking fee).
- Free entrance to the Eremitani Civic Museums.
- Free entrance to the Palazzo della Ragione. However, when there is a special exhibition you still need to pay for that, although at a discounted price.
- Free entrance to the Piano Nobile of the Caffè Pedrocchi.
- Free entrance to the Risorgimento Museum.
- Free entrance to the San Michele Oratorium, the San Rocco Oratorium and the Baptistry of the Cathedral.
- Free entrance to the Loggia and Odeo Cornaro.
- Free entrance to the Palazzo Zuckermann.
- Free entrance to the House of Petrarch in Arquà Petrarca.
- Free entrance to the International Museum of Glass Art and Spa.
- Free public transport with in the city and to the spa areas.
- Reduced admission to the Botanical Gardens.
- Reduced admission to a number of other attractions.
Where to buy the PadovaCard?
The pass can be purchased online (https://www.cappelladegliscrovegni.it) or by phone (+39 049 2010020). If you want to visit the Scrovegni Chapel, it is recommended to make the reservation at the moment you purchase the PadovaCard.
You can pick up your card at the Civic Museums of the Eremitani (Piazza Eremitani 8), the IAT Railway Station Desk or the IAT Pedrocchi Desk (Vicolo Pedrocchi). It is also possible to buy directly at these offices. For more information you can call the tourist information office (IAT, tel. +39 049 5207415)