Palazzo Dei Diamanti, Ferrara

Palazzo Dei Diamanti, Ferrara - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Corso Ercole I d'Este, 21, 44121 Ferrara, Italy

Phone: +39- 0532244949

Ticket Price: 11 EUR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

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About Palazzo Dei Diamanti, Ferrara

The Palazzo dei Diamanti is a palace turned exhibition space that is famous for its Renaissance style of architecture. Designed by Biagio Rossetti upon commission by Sigismondo d'Este, brother of Duke Ercole I d'Este in 1492, this art gallery is owned by the Municipality of Ferrara.

The major highlights of the Palazzo dei Diamanti are:

  • The unique diamond shape of more than 8,500 white marble blocks which make up the ashlar of the building, hence giving its name. These diamonds are positioned to maximize the sunlight reflected off the building that creates a mesmerizing visual effect.
  • The first floor which houses the National Art Gallery of Ferrara and has paintings of the Ferrara school from the 13th up to the 18th century.
  • The exhibition space on the ground floor which are conducted by Ferrara Arte and the Galleries of Modern Art and Contemporary Art of Ferrara.
  • Bilingual commentaries describing the beautiful paintings.
  • Great lighting system highlighting the stunning paintings that have also been well-placed.

The Palazzo dei Diamanti is a haven for art lovers who’ll love the numerous international exhibitions which are held here and aimed at preserving the tradition of the art history of the city.

Palazzo Dei Diamanti Information

  • Tickets can be booked in advance for normal and guided tours.
  • Disabled friendly.
  • Free entry to the bookshop.

Palazzo Dei Diamanti Ticket Prices

€ 9.00:

  • People between 6 to 18 years old
  • People over 65
  • University students
  • Affiliated groups
  • Groups of minimum 15 people (1 ticket for the teacher free for every 20 paying students)
  • € 5.00: Schools (2 free escorts for each class)


  • Children under 6
  • Disabled persons with an accompanying person
  • Journalists with card
  • Tourist guides with ID
  • Military personnel in uniform

Family Ticket (For children between 6 to 14 years):

  • 2 adults + 1 child: € 21.00
  • 2 adults + 2 children: € 28.00
  • 2 adults + 3 children: € 35.00

Open Ticket: € 14,00 (Ticket reservation without time and date constraints and valid until the end of the exhibition).

Special Ticket On Museum Night 2015: € 5.00 (This ticket is valid on May 16 2015 from 7:00 pm to 12:00 am with no extra charges. Available directly at the ticket office on the day of the event from 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm).

How To reach Palazzo Dei Diamanti by Public Transport

  • Bus: No. 3, 4, 13, 310, 311, 312, 314 and 390 at stop Palazzo Diamanti.

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Palazzo Dei Diamanti, Ferrara Reviews - Write a Review

  • Unesco patrimony and u.will.understand why. Must see

  • It deserves even the palace, hosted exhibitions are always beautiful. beautiful architecturally. It contains a gallery of wonderful painters mainly Emilia and Romagna.

  • Impressive 3d external building façade

  • Peaceful and calm place for studying

  • Beautiful building with a nice little garden

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