Events, experiences and guided tours

Focus on the Miramare Castle

Tuesday, June 02, 2020 - Friday, April 30, 2021

The science of vision. Photography and optical instruments at the time of Maximilian of Habsburg
Focus on the Miramare Castle
An opportunity to take a new look at the Museum's collections and to tell its story from the objects, reconstructing the production context, the meanings and the conservative events.

Focus on is included in the admission ticket to the Museum.

The Miramare Museum opens from Monday 1 February.
Miramare, January 30, 2021

From Monday 1 February, when Friuli Venezia Giulia will also pass into the "yellow zone", the Miramare Museum opens, while the historic park, apart from a brief interruption at Christmas in accordance with the substantial lockdown, had never been closed thanks to the obtaining a special exemption.

Like all museums, Miramare will reopen only on weekdays, from Monday to Friday, weekends excluded due to state of emergency restrictions, as stated in the latest Dpcm, effective from January 16.

The Miramare Castle will open continuously from 9 to 7pm (last admission at 6.30pm).
The Miramare Park is open every day: from 1 February the opening hours will be extended, from 8 to 5pm.
At the moment the guided tours with fixed departure which were held on Saturdays and Sundays are suspended.

With the Castle and the Miramare Park, the Infopoint managed by PromoTurismoFVG, located at Porta della Bora, will also reopen on Monday.

Naturally, museum visits will take place safely and in compliance with all the rules already tested this summer after the restart in June. Restricted admissions, obligation to wear a mask and keep the distance, hand sanitation, the most important rules.
Focus on “The science of vision. Photography and optical instruments at the time of Maximilian of Habsburg”
scienza visione
At the center of this exhibition it is possible to admire the megaletoscope, a viewer designed around 1860 to observe photographic prints with different light effects.

The original prints, restored for the occasion, will also be exhibited in a new installation that reproduces the 'daytime' and 'nighttime' effect obtained with the megaletoscope.

The exhibition, set up in the former Projects Room, on the ground floor of the Miramare Castle, recently renovated to host temporary exhibitions, will be included in the regular entrance ticket to the Museum.