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Musei Reali

The Royal Palace of Turin is a magnificent 17th-century palace that was once the residence of the House of Savoy. Now a museum, it showcases a grand collection of paintings, sculptures, and historic artifacts. Visit the Royal Palace and even the Chapel of the Holy Shroud with priority entrance tickets and guided tours.

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9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

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2 hours

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About Musei Reali

The Royal Palace of Turin, originally the Bishop's Palace, expanded during the 17th century, houses the Scala delle Forbici staircase and the Chapel of the Holy Shroud. Explore its richly decorated rooms, armory, Sabauda art gallery, and Royal Gardens. Book your tickets now for a glimpse into European aristocracy and the history of the House of Savoy.


Address
Piazzetta Reale, 1, 10122 Torino TO, Italy
Also known as
Royal Palace of Turin
Year opened
1946
Founded by
Filippo Juvarra
Visitor’s per year
100000
Expected wait time - Standard
30-60 mins (Peak), 0-30 mins (Off Peak)

Why visit Musei Reali?

Did you know?
  • The Royal Palace of Turin was once the primary residence of the Royal Savoy family, serving as their home from their time as dukes to their reign as kings, until their exile in 1946.
  • The palace houses several notable features, including the Scala delle Forbici, a staircase designed by Filippo Juvarra, and the Chapel of the Holy Shroud, constructed to enshrine the famous Shroud of Turin.
  • The royal gates of the palace bear a golden Medusa symbol, intended to deter intruders.
  • Anna Caterina Gilli was an active decorative painter at the palace.
  • Originally constructed in the 16th century, the palace underwent modernization in the 17th century under the patronage of Christine Marie of France, featuring designs by the Baroque architect Filippo Juvarra.

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Chiara Primitivi

Chiara

5/5
Great experience! Quick and easy way to both purchase and present purchased tickets at the time of admission!
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Kathleen Flynn
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Kathleen

5/5
Malta
The tickets were reasonably priced and we very free to go in and out of the Royal Palace at different times during the day, which was very helpful.
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Eugènia Franquesa Carulla
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Eugènia

5/5
Spain
Torino was a great discovery! Everything was great! We came with a lot of doubts and we left very surprised by its history, city, people... We all agree that it has more to visit than Milan :)
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Elisa Chianura

Elisa

5/5
I thought I would have to go a thousand rounds for tickets. Instead, in no time at all, I got the tickets done and had a copy of the tickets emailed to me. Top!
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Nancy Overend

Nancy

5/5
We thought the whole experience was amazing and such good value for money. We found the staff very helpful and friendly. A wonderful experience and a real treat.
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Arthur Moen
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Arthur

4/5
Italy
We were there early and had no problems with entry at all. Not the tourist season. Everything was fine. We just scan the tickets and went right in.
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Laurie Baker
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Laurie

5/5
United States
Easy process, we were able to get tickets on line, via phone, for the times we needed. Entry was efficient. Great overall experience.
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Pearl Joyce Malagapo

Pearl

5/5
The variety of exhibits: from the hall of armor, art museums/galleries to the gardens. We loved everything about the museum
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Musei Reali Guide

The Royal Museum of Turin, or Musei Reali di Torino, is the magnificent royal palace housing the vast collection of the House of Savoy, including arts, antiquities, sculptures, books, and more. Step back into the age of luxury with your Musei Reali di Torino tickets. These ticket options give you so many opportunities to craft a unique experience with priority access, a guide, a walking tour, and other add-ons!
Musei Reali is the perfect place to experience the golden years of Italy. Being one of the most popular attractions in Italy, you need to choose your tickets wisely from the available options. Craft your experience with either priority access or a guided tour if you are short on time and want a budget-friendly trip. On the other hand, if you plan to visit more than just Musei Reali, you can save even more by going for the available combo packages.
Millions of customers visit the Musei Reali every year, making it too bothersome to enter the attraction, especially during the high season. Choose skip-the-line priority access to the museum and spend your time conveniently enjoying art and history rather than standing in long lines. You can get access to the different art galleries inside the museum and spend as much time inside as you want.

Recommended experiences

Priority Entrance Tickets to the Royal Palace of Turin
The tickets are good for self-exploration. The tickets include priority admission to the Royal Palace of Turin, along with access to the Sabauda Art Gallery, the Museum of Antiquities, and the Palazzo Chiablese.
Why settle for just priority access? Complete your experience with a guide, or even better, add another major attraction to your itinerary. Make your trip count for something while saving tons of money. These tickets include skip-the-line admission, an expert local professional guide, and the inclusion of another gallery. For an immersive, in-depth experience, choose one of these tickets. 

Recommended experiences

Royal Palace of Turin: Skip The Line-Guided Tour
Gain priority access to the Royal Palace of Turin with an expert local guide by your side. Learn about the individual exhibits in detail and explore the little hidden secrets of the palace.
If you are a tourist in Turin on the lookout for a wholesome experience while saving some on the tickets, definitely go for combo tickets. In addition to Musei Reali tickets, you can explore other major highlights of Florence. Choose the money-saver combo and completely get lost in the fascinating past of the city and enjoy an immersive experience.

Recommended experiences

Combo: Tickets to Royal Palace of Turin + Palace of Venaria
Discover two UNESCO World Heritage sites in a cost-efficient combo. Enjoy priority admission to the Royal Palace of Turin and access to major exhibitions here and in the Palace of Venaria.
Venture into the streets of Turin with your expert local professional guide and completely get absorbed in the fascinating history of the city. Hit major squares, local eateries, and popular attractions in the city, and learn about them as you walk past them. This is the best option to experience all of the city if you have just one day to see it all.

Recommended experiences

Best of Turin: Walking Tour with Royal Palace and Egyptian Museum
Discover all of Turin on foot with your guide by your side, helping you learn all about the city. Also, enjoy guided admission to the Royal Palace of Turin and the Egyptian Museum.

If you are on a budget 

If you are short on budget or have just a few hours, choose skip-the-line admission with or without a guide based on how in-depth of an experience you want.

If you are looking for an in-depth tour

If you go for a guided tour, not only do you get skip-the-line entry but also the most comprehensive experience possible. Your guide tells you all about the secrets and mysteries of the palace, along with a detailed description of the exhibits.

If you are looking to explore more in Milan

For a more inclusive experience in a short time covering Turin and Florence, check out the combo packages that also offer the best deals. Enjoy exploring another popular Art gallery or museum in addition to the Royal Palace of Turin.

Free Entry

EU residents under the age of 18, individuals with disabilities and their companions, instructors with school groups, students of the Academy of Fine Arts, tour guides with groups, Ministry of Culture staff, Museum Pass users, Torino+Piemonte Card holders, and ICOM card holders. Visitors between the ages of 18 and 26 can get reduced-priced tickets as well.
What are the Musei Reali opening hours?
The Royal Palace complex has different parts with different hours. Check out the opening and closing hours of each section:
  • The Royal Palace of Turin is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM. Admission is only available until 6:00 PM.
  • Special opening hours of the Museum Complex, which includes the first-floor Royal Palace Dynastic Apartment, the Royal Armory, the Shroud Chapel, the Savoy Gallery, and the Museum of Antiquities, is on Monday from 10:00 AM to 07:00 PM.
  • Special opening hours of the Royal Library Reading Room are from Monday to Friday 08:00 AM to 07:00 PM and on Saturday from 08:00 AM to 02:00 PM. 
  • Special opening hours of the Royal Gardens, on the other hand, are from Tuesday to Sunday from 08:30 AM to 07:00 PM.
When is Musei Reali closed?
Apart from national holidays, Musei Reali remains closed on Mondays. The Royal Library Reading Room is closed on Sundays.
How long is a Last Supper tour?
A thorough experience in the Musei Reali can take up to 2-3 hours. Whereas, during the spring and fall the Gardens are a beautiful place for picnics which can be extended for as long as you want within the operational hours.
What is the best time to visit Musei Reali?
The best time to visit the Royal Palace of Turin or Musei Reali is during the weekdays when there is a lesser crowd. Try to arrive early as the museum opens or late when the crowd has settled down about 1.5 to 2 hours before the last admission.
Since most of the experience in Musei Reali is focused indoors, the weather plays little role. Nonetheless, it is recommended to visit Turin during the months of spring (April-May) and autumn (September-October) when you can enjoy the Royal Gardens at their best and take on walking tours as well as other fun activities. Turin is also popular for Christmas getaways, so visit in the winter months for a royal Christmas celebration.
Where is Musei Reali located?
The Royal Palace of Turin or Musei Reali can be found in downtown Torino in a complex of museums.
Address: Piazzetta Reale, 1, 10122 Torino TO, Italy
How do I get to Musei Reali?
From the city's many metro stops and train stations, as well as its many different neighborhoods, it's easy to get to the Royal Museums using public transportation. The Turin Royal Museums may be reached on foot in under 30 minutes from either the Porta Nuova or Porta Susa train stations. There are a number of city lines that go from both stations to the Museums. Stops for lines 11, 27, and 4 can be found at Musei Reali, while lines 15, 13, 55, and 56 stop at Piazza Castello. Piazza Castello is home to a number of services, including a taxi stand, bike, and scooter rentals, and more.
Can I take the train to Musei Reali?
Yes, you can take a train to reach Musei Reali. Here is what you need to know if you get off the train at Porta Nuova Corso. Reach Vittorio Emanuele II and Piazza Carlo Felice on foot in around 20 minutes (1.4 kilometers). Keep going up via Roma until you reach Piazza Castello; enter through the gate with the Dioscuri sculptures, and you will find yourself at Piazzetta Reale.
If you get off at the Porta Susa train station, walk along Via Cernaia and then down Via Pietro Micca for another 1.7 kilometers (about 25 minutes) to reach Piazza Castello. Stay to the left and you'll reach Piazzetta Reale.
From the Porta Susa station, take either the bus 56 or the 13 (get out at the Piazza Castello stop) or the 51 or the 57 to the Royal Museums (Garibaldi or Duomo-Musei Reali stops).
Can I take the bus to Musei Reali?
Yes, you can take a bus to Musei Reali. From Porta Nuova Corso station, commuters may take Buses 4 and 11 from the Porta Nuova train station to the Royal Museums (stop via Sacchi, left side exit of the station). Stop at Garibaldi or the subsequent Duomo-Musei Reali on via XX Settembre.
From the Porta Susa station, take either the bus 56 or the 13 (get out at the Piazza Castello stop) or the 51 or the 57 to the Royal Museums (Garibaldi or Duomo-Musei Reali stops).
Is Musei Reali wheelchair accessible?
Yes, the Musei Reali is wheelchair accessible in most areas. The Royal Museums are primarily a massive architectural complex that may be entered by either the main entrance, which faces Piazzetta Reale and Piazza Castello or the side entrance, which faces Piazza San Giovanni and the Duomo from behind the bell tower with wheelchairs.
The Chiablese rooms, which house temporary exhibits, are easily accessible, and the Royal Library is reachable by a ramp or elevator from Piazza Castello 191. The ticket counter also rents wheelchairs for your convenience.
Access to the Gardens from the Court of Honor of Palazzo Reale is also easily navigable by those using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Wheelchair users may use restrooms throughout the exhibition route, including those in the Court of Honour, the Court itself, the Gardens, the Corridor of the Shroud, the Savoy Gallery, the Museum of Antiquities, the Sala Chiablese, and the Royal Library.
Is a storage facility available at Musei Reali?
Currently, the cloakroom and other storage facilities are not available on the premises.
Is photography permitted at Musei Reali?
Yes, you can click pictures or record videos for personal use in all parts of Musei Reali Torino. However, flash photography and the use of heavy equipment such as tripods or selfie sticks are not allowed.
Are outside food and drinks permitted inside Musei Reali?
No, outside food is not allowed on the premises. Except for water, you cannot consume food in any of the rooms inside the Royal Palace. Also, if you carry a water bottle please take care that you don’t leave behind empty bottles.
What are my dining options at Musei Reali?
There are several dining options close to the Musei Reali. In these eateries, you can enjoy authentic Italian cuisine or international cuisine if you prefer.
Are return transfers included in my Musei Reali tickets?
No, return transfers are not included in any of the available ticket options.
Is there a dress code to visit Musei Reali?
No, there is no dress code to visit Musei Reali. The complex is really big with lots of rooms to explore. It is better to wear comfortable shoes and clothes as you might have to walk a lot and climb stairs. Try to dress according to the weather for optimum convenience.
The Royal Museums of Turin, also known as the Musei Reali di Torino, are a collection of museums housed in a single structure. There's just too much to see and see to fit into a short trip.

The Kings Throne

Various styles and decorations can be seen in the Royal Apartments, which were utilized by the royal family for both public and private events. This features the most magnificent chamber in the palace, the Baroque Sala del Trono (Throne Room). The throne is in the center of the chamber, surrounded by murals and stucco work that portray the Savoy dynasty's history.

The Royal Armory

The Armory houses some of the world's most significant arsenals. Medieval swords, Renaissance armor, and early modern guns are just some of the examples of weaponry and armor that may be found in this collection spanning the Middle Ages to the nineteenth century. There's also a ton of display armor from Savoy's royal families, such as Charles Emanuel's famed golden suit.

Royal Apartments

The Royal Apartments, or Appartamenti Reali, are a collection of chambers in the Royal Palace of Turin that is maintained by the Musei Reali di Torino. The apartments, formerly reserved for the royal family's usage, are now a museum. The apartments are decorated in a wide range of styles, from the baroque Sala del Trono (Throne Room) to the neoclassical Salone degli Svizzeri (Hall of the Swiss).

Ballroom

The Sala da Ballo, or Ballroom, was formerly the site of lavish balls and other high-status gatherings; now, it welcomes tourists. It's a spacious and luxuriously furnished room with beautiful murals and stucco moldings. Frescoes by Giovanni Battista Crosato portraying mythological themes from Greek and Roman mythology cover the ceiling. There is also a stage at one end of the room, a massive chandelier, and two gigantic fireplaces.
Turin, a city with a rich history and culture, provides several attractions to tourists interested in the city's artistic, cultural, and historical offerings. The following are some not-to-be-missed destinations:

Venaria Reali

The Venaria Palace was one of the residences of the Savoy dynasty. One of Europe's most significant Baroque structures, this palace is surrounded by stunning landscape design. You can view the palace's magnificent murals and artwork as you wander through its enormous halls, chapels, and private rooms. Get Venaria Reale tickets if you want a feel of the wealth and splendor of the Savoy court and the history and culture of the area.

Palazzo Madama

The historic Palazzo Madama was constructed as a fortress in the Middle Ages. It is believed to have been constructed in the 12th century. In the 16th and 17th centuries, however, it was renovated into a magnificent palace. Several years later, the palace was renovated and now houses the Civic Museum of Ancient Art, which has ancient Egyptian and Roman items in its collection. The Palazzo Madama can be visited with Palazzo Madam tickets.

Pinacoteca Albertina

The Pinacoteca Albertina is one of Italy's oldest art museums. Over 8,000 paintings, sketches, and prints spanning the 14th to 20th centuries are on display here. Botticelli, Caravaggio, Rubens, and Cezanne are just a few of the well-known European painters whose works are on display. In addition, the museum is home to temporary exhibits that explore different aspects of art and design. To view all this and more book Pinacoteca Albertina tickets here.

Museo Egizio

The tomb of Kha and Merit, in its entirety, may be found in the Museo Egizio or Egyptian Museum, an archaeological museum widely considered to be among the most significant Egyptian museums in the world. Sculptures, reliefs, burial equipment, and other things dating from the Predynastic through the Roman periods may be found in Museo Egizio's collection of Egyptian antiquities. Visit this one-of-a-kind museum with Museo Egizio tickets.

Museo d’Arte Orientale

The Museo d'Arte Orientale focuses on Eastern art and culture, displaying works from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. The museum has a collection of pottery, textiles, sculptures, and other works of decorative art. It also has a library and a research center. With Museo d’Arte Orientale tickets you admire a vast variety of ceramics from China, Japan, and Korea, as well as Islamic ceramics from the Middle East and Central Asia, as well as other collections.

Are Musei Reali tickets available online now?

Yes, tickets are available for purchase online.

What are the different types of Musei Reali tickets and tours?

Here are the possible ticket options offering unique experiences during your visit to Musei Reali:
  • Skip-the-line Priority entrance to Musei Reali
    You can enjoy a quick entrance with priority access and save yourself from long, tiring lines outside the Royal Palace of Turin. Taking a skip-the-line tour may help you make the most of your visit to the museum by allowing you to see more in less time without missing any of the exhibits.
  • Guided visit to the museum
    The exhibit's paintings and artifacts, as well as the history and context behind them, will be explained in great detail by your guide. The most interesting and important displays in the museum are highlighted during the course of the visit, saving you time.
  • Combo packages
    There are several money-saving combos available that offer access to another prominent attraction in Turin or Florence. You can enjoy a more in-depth experience of the city’s history by visiting other galleries or museums like the Palace of Venaria.
  • Walking Tour with admission to the museum
    Experience the streets of Turin firsthand with your guide by your side. Enjoy passing by famous attractions, eateries, and galleries, and watch people go by their day in Turin. Once you are done tasting local cuisine and learning about the culture, visit the Royal Palace of Turin and the Egyptian Museum.

Is skip-the-line entry included in my Musei Reali tickets?

Yes, skip-the-line entry is available with certain ticket options for Musei Reali. A lot of time can be saved by avoiding the enormous lineups at the museum's entrance. Waiting in line may be a hassle, particularly if it's a long one or if it's congested or hot outside. You can get the most out of your time at the museum by taking a skip-the-line tour, which will enable you to view more of the museum in less time without missing any of the attractions.

Are return transfers included in Last Supper Milan tours?

No, return transfers are not available for any of our Last Supper tickets.

Are guided Musei Reali tours available?

Yes, guided tour tickets are available for Musei Reali for a stand-alone visit to the museum or in combination with another attraction. A guide will provide you with a thorough education on the works of art and artifacts on show, as well as background and insights you would have missed without them. Time is also saved since the highlights of the museum and the most essential exhibits are brought to your attention. Your guide can assist you to make sense of what you're seeing and hearing if you don't speak Italian. By engaging with the tour guide and other guests, you may get a deeper knowledge of the exhibits and have a chance to ask questions during a guided tour.

What are Musei Reali opening hours?

A variety of sections of the Royal Palace complex are open at different times. Look at the times of day they are open and closed:
  • The Turin Royal Palace is accessible from Tuesday to Sunday, 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM. Every Monday it's closed. Entry closes at 06:00 PM.
  • The Museum Complex is open from 10:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. every Monday. This comprises the Royal Armory, the Shroud Chapel, the Savoy Gallery, and the Museum of Antiquities, all located on the first floor of the Royal Palace.
  • The Royal Library Reading Room is open from 08:00 AM to 07:00 PM, Monday through Friday, and from 08:00 AM to 02:00 PM, Saturday. On the other hand, it remains closed every Sunday.
  • However, the Royal Gardens are also available to the public during certain special times of the week (Tuesday through Sunday, 08:30 AM to 07:00 PM). On Mondays, it remains closed.

How do I get to Musei Reali?

Piazzetta Reale 1, 10122 Torino To, Italy is where you'll find the Royal Palace of Turin. The alternative entrance is on Piazza S. Giovanni 2, and it provides direct access to the grounds. From either the Porta Nuova or Porta Susa stations, the Turin Royal Museums are less than a half an hour's walk away. From either terminal, you may catch one of many city lines that go straight to the museums.
The Royal Museums are easy to get to by public transportation from any of the many metro and rail stations or areas in the city. Musei Reali is served by Lines 11, 27, and 4, while Piazza Castello is served by Lines 15, 13, 55, and 56. On Piazza Castello, there is a taxi stand and places to rent bikes and scooters.

What is the best time to visit Musei Reali?

The Royal Palace or the Musei Reali of Turin is best visited on weekdays, when there is less of a chance of long lines as crowds are smaller. If you can't make it right when the museum opens, try coming back later, after the crowds have thinned out, approximately 1.5 to 2 hours before the museum closes. Given that the majority of the activities at Musei Reali take place indoors, the weather seldom becomes an issue. Nevertheless, the best times to visit Turin for sightseeing and other pleasant activities are in the spring (April-May) and fall (September-October). This is when the Royal Gardens are at their lushest and greenest. Winter is a great time to visit Turin, and the city hosts a regal Christmas celebration that is well worth the trip.

Is Musei Reali wheelchair accessible?

The majority of the Musei Reali is, indeed, accessible for wheelchair users. The Royal Museums are primarily an enormous architectural complex that can be accessed from two different locations: the main entrance, which is on Piazzetta Reale and Piazza Castello, and the side entrance, which is on Piazza San Giovanni and the Duomo from behind the bell tower with wheelchair access.
Access to the Royal Library is facilitated by a ramp and elevator from Piazza Castello 191, and the Chiablese rooms, which host temporary exhibitions, are also readily accessible. If you need a wheelchair, the ticket booth can lend you one.
Wheelchair users will have little trouble getting to and about in the Gardens from the Court of Honor of Palazzo Reale. Restrooms are accessible for those using wheelchairs at all points along the circuit, including the Court of Honour, the Court itself, the Gardens, the Corridor of the Shroud, the Savoy Gallery, the Museum of Antiquities, the Sala Chiablese, and the Royal Library.

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