Can I access the bookshop without entering the exhibition?

The temporary bookshop of the exhibition is located at the end of the exhibition route and open to everyone, even those who do not wish to visit the exhibition.

What are the best days and times to avoid waiting or crowding in the halls?

To access the Palazzo Reale without long waits, booking is strongly recommended. Purchasing tickets on site may create long waits in order to respect the security capacities of the rooms.

Can I come with my pet?

No, the exhibition follows the rules of the Palazzo Reale for which it is forbidden to be accompanied by animals of any size or kind.

What are the exhibition opening hours?

The exhibition is open Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 7.30pm. On Thursdays, the exhibition is open late until 10.30pm. The exhibition is closed on Mondays.Ticket offices at the Palazzo Reale are open during opening hours.

Last admission is one hour before closing time.

The Palazzo Reale is open as normal on the following public holidays: 31 March, 1 and 25 April, 1 May and 2 June.


Is there a cloakroom?

There is a cloakroom service on each floor of the Palazzo Reale where visitors must store helmets, backpacks, bulky bags and umbrellas. Coats or other personal clothing are not required to be stored.

For reasons of space, the cloakroom cannot accommodate suitcases, bulky luggage, scooters and folding bicycles, which cannot under any circumstances be taken into the rooms for security reasons.

How long should I spend in the exhibition?

We recommend allowing 1 – 1.5 hours to explore the exhibition.

What are the gift shop opening hours?

The shop hours follow the opening hours of the Palazzo Reale, Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 7.30 pm, and open late Thursday until 10.30 pm. The exhibition and gift shop are closed on Mondays.

Does my visit have a time limit?

The visit to the exhibition has no time limit. We’d recommend leaving around 1 hour to experience the exhibition. The average duration of a visit is about 50 minutes.

Will there be security checks on arrival?

There will be no security checks on entry. However, the staff in charge will be able to request possible checks and refuse entry if they believe that dangerous objects have been brought in or inappropriate behaviour is being conducted within the exhibition spaces.

Can I bring a large bag or a suitcase?

Unfortunately, the Palazzo Reale cloakroom is not equipped to store suitcases or large objects. In addition, any bulky objects such as motorbike helmets or any large bags will have to be left in storage while visiting the exhibition.

Can I bring my camera into the exhibition?

You may bring your own camera into the exhibition and take photographs in all areas except those marked as prohibited. It is not permitted to use a tripod inside the exhibition. Specific accreditation is required for any professional shooting.