Museo Lapidario Estense

337, Largo Porta Sant'Agostino
41121 Modena (MO) 

Opening times

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.

Saturday 8.30 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.

Sunday 10 a.m. - 7.30 p.m.


Services and Accessibility

Accessibility for the disabled

Total accessibility.

Info point

Located on the ground floor of the building, accessible from viale Vittorio Veneto 5. 

  • bookshop
  • ticket office
  • cloak room


Located on the ground floor of the building, accessible from viale Vittorio Veneto 5.

Opening hours
  • Lunedì: 7.30 - 15.00
  • Martedì - Venerdì: 7.30 - 17.30
  • Sabato: 7.30 - 18.30
  • Domenica: 10.00 - 18.30


Wi-Fi is available everywhere in the building through the wireless connection "ModenaWiFi", which allows for limitless, free and easy to use internet access. 

How to reach us

The Palazzo dei Musei, which is home to the Estense Gallery and the Este Lapidary Museum, overlooks the northern side of Largo Porta S. Agostino, at the junction between Via Emilia and Via Vittorio Veneto.


Leaving the railway station, cross the square in front and turn into the short street called Via Francesco Crispi which will take you to Viale Kosica. At the traffic lights turn right and follow this road as far as the roundabout. At the roundabout turn into Viale Berengario on the left and continue walking until you reach Largo di Porta S. Agostino (15-20 minutes).


bus routes nos. 7, 11
connections: railway station - Largo di Porta S. Agostino.


From the railway station


Leave the Autostrada del Sole (A1 Motorway) at the Modena Nord exit and take the by-pass as far as the "centro storico" exit. After this, follow the signs for "Palazzo dei Musei".

PARKING: Piazzale Novi Sad or in the manned car parks, and then proceed on foot towards Via Emilia/Centro.



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