Museum displays a collection of over three thousand pieces from Italy and abroad. Among these: Sicilian puppets, Japanese Bunraku puppets, and shadows from the Indonesian Wayang Kulit and the Cambodian Sbek Thom, declared World Heritage, and figures made by contemporary artists such as Kantor, Baj and Guttuso. Inside, a theater where Opera puppet shows, seminars and video shows take place.
Tickets: Full price Reduced price: groups from 15 to 40 people Guided visits: € 100.00 per group from 1 to 20 people
Museo Internazionale delle Marionette Antonio Pasqualino Piazzetta Antonio Pasqualino, 5, Traversa Via Butera - Palermo Opening dates and times: from Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 6pm Sunday and Monday: from 10am to 2pm Last entrance 30 minutes before closure. Guided visits available in Italian, French or English, for groups of maximum 20 people, on museum opening dates and times. Last guided visit one hour before closure. In order to purchase the museum books, please click here. Reservations must be submitted at least 2 business days before the visit, 7 for groups over 15 people. IMPORTANT NOTICE: After succesfully completing a reservation, you will receive two e- mails: the copy of your order (immediately after submitting your order) and the confirmation mail (one working day after). In order to receive them, please make sure you insert your e-mail address correctly and check that your anti-spam filter or antivirus are not blocking mails from our address firstname.lastname@example.org. Special attention for AOL mailbox users. PLEASE NOTICE: Confirmed time is not always the same time you requested; museum automatically confirms the closest available time on the same date if requested time is sold out. Cancellation policy: it's possible to cancel at least 2 days before the visit for individual visitors, 7 days for groups, in order to receive a refund of the cost of tickets, minus service fee. Further cancellations and no shows are not refundable. How to get there: By foot: from Piazza Marina, take the Salita dell'Intendenza (to the right of Palazzo Steri) and turn to the right at the second street (Vicolo Niscemi). After a few hundred meters, you will find the museum to your right. By car: Coming from the A29, (ie, from Falcone Borsellino Airport of Punta Raisi): go to Palermo, and once in the town, turn at the roundabout at Corso Calatafimi- Piazza Indipendenza. Take Corso Calatafimi in the direction of Piazza Indipendenza and once there, take Corso Vittorio Emanuele passinf under Porta Nuova. Continue until Piazza Marina. Turn in Piazza Marina, and once arrived to Palazzo Steri, the Salita dell'ntendenza. Turno to the right at the second street. It is advisable to park in Marina Square or at the Foro Umberto Primo. By bus: from Independence Square, n. 105; from the Central Station (Piazza Giulio Cesare), n. 225. The information provided was found on the AMAT website. For any changes or to find the route from different starting points, please consult the map of transport at: http://www.amat.pa.it/nuova_rete/mappa_linee_esistenti.pdf or http://www.amat.pa.it/. In this case, click on "Mappa Linee Esistenti" on the right.