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piazza San Biagio 9
6500 Bellinzona



Museum Telephone +41 (0)58 203 17 31
Office Telephone +41 (0)58 203 17 30

Museum Opening Hours

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

Friday, Saturday, Saturday and public holidays 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays

Admission fee         

Standard tickets CHF 12.- / EUR 12.00

Concessions CHF 8.- / EUR 8.00

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.

Library Opening Hours

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Visitors also permitted during Museum opening hours subject to appointment

Opening Hours of the gardens 
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)

How to reach the Museum



From Bellinzona FFS follow down Viale Stazione then via Lugano (map).

Distance: 20 min. (1,6 km).

With public transports

From Bellinzona FFS: bus line nr. 3, direction S. Antonino (Centri Commerciali), stop Isolabella. Then 4 minutes walk (map).  

Distance: 15 min. Timetable


By car

From South: Highway A9, direction Como - San Gottardo.                              

Exit: 47 – Bellinzona SUD (Camorino) 4 km. Map

From North: Highway A2, direction San Gottardo-Chiasso-Italia.                                   

Exit: 45 – Bellinzona NORD (Arbedo) 6.3 km. Map

Directive Board Bellinzona Musei

Renato Bison, President

Juri Clericetti

Vito Lo Russo

Sara Pellegrini

Manuela Kahn-Rossi, President scientific committee

Carole Haensler Huguet, director Bellinzona Musei, advisory vote only


Scientific committee

Manuela Kahn-Rossi, President

Julie Enckell Julliard, HEAD - Geneva

Chiara Gatti, indipendant art historian

Sandra Gianfreda, Kunsthaus Zürich

Antonia Nessi, Musée d'art et d'histoire Neuchâtel


Museum’s staff

Carole Haensler 

Scientific collaborator

Claudia Gaggetta


Rossana Mangiagli


Art Education

Barbara Fibbioli, Head of Art Education



Technical Staff

Isabella Margnetti, Building Services and Head of Museum Attendant

Jean-Baptiste Audollent, museum’s technician

Michèle Andrey, Head of reception service

Francesca Cortesi, reception

Giada Muto, reseption

Ugo Forner, Museum Attendant

William Odun, Museum Attendant