Opening hours and visiting passes

Information and issue of visiting passes

Visiting passes are issued at the information office, located in the entrance of the “Benedetto Antelami” Diocesan Museum, Vicolo del Vescovado 3/a.

Opening hours

  • Baptistery and Diocesan Museum open every day from 10 am to 6 pm
  • From October 2023, the Cathedral will be open from 7.45 am to 7.20 pm.
    Visits to the Cathedral and to the Baptistery are suspended during religious services.
  • Closed on December 25th from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Entry is allowed to all sites up to 15 minutes before closing time

Check the opening hours for San Francesco del Prato.


Individual visitors: free admission


Groups of more than 5 people with own guide (booking required):
€ 2,00 per person
Under 13: free entry


For guided tours the use of a microphone system (not supplied by us) is recommended (but not mandatory); it is still mandatory to maintain a tone of voice appropriate to the place of worship in order not to disturb the faithful and all visitors to the Cathedral

Baptistery and Diocesan Museum

Visiting passes (valid 2 days)
  • Full price € 12,00
  • Reduced price (students, over 65, teachers) € 10,00
  • Under 13: free entry

    Family (2 adults + under 18s) € 25,00

Groups (booking required – included Cathedral)
  • Groups (6 paying people minimum) € 10,00 per person (Cathedral visiting pass included )
  • Schools € 5,00 per student (contact us for conditions)
  • Parish Groups (under 18, excluding preschool children) € 5,00 per under 18
Thursday special
(only for residents in Parma and its province)
  • € 8,00 per person
  • Family (2 adults + under 18s) € 16,00
Sant’Ilario Special (January 13th)
  • Full/Reduced price € 8,00
  • Family (2 adults + under 18s) € 16,00
  • Children up to 16 years (school age) free entry


Info and booking

Booking Office

+39 0521 235886 (mon – wed – thu – fri, from 9.30 am to 12.30 pm)

Groups: booking required.

It is possible to book entry (max 5 people) by purchasing visit permits online

On-line payment

It is possible to book and buy visiting passes online, by contacting the Booking Office.

Press & Passes

The production of articles, news features, publications, advertising campaigns and other content that involves the use of photographic, video or written material about the buildings of  Piazza Duomo, Parma, is subject to preliminary authorization by the Fabbriceria of the Parma Cathedral.

More info here: (italian)