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Tickets for the National Gallery of the Marche

Availability: Every day
Duration: 1 day
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  • Visit the National Gallery of the Marche at the Palazzo Ducale in Urbino
  • Admire numerous paintings, frescoes and tapestries dating back to the fourteenth to seventeenth centuries
  • Discover the Duke's apartments and great masterpieces such as the Flagellation of Christ by Piero della Francesca
  • Choose between the simple or cumulative ticket (admission to the Rocca Demaniale in Gradara + the National Gallery of the Marche)
What to expect

The Ducal Palace is now home to the National Gallery of the Marche. This exhibit with 80 rooms contains paintings, frescoes, stone and terracotta sculptures, furnishings, tapestries, drawings and engravings dating back to a period from the fourteenth to the seventeenth centuries.

Your visit will begin from the Cortile d'Onore (Courtyard of Honor), where crossing through the arched porticoes, you will be able to access a series of evocative places: the Biblioteca del Duca (Duke's Library), the Sala dei Banchetti (Banquet Hall), the Duke's two private chapels, the Appartamenti dei gentiluomini d'arme (Apartments of the Gentlemen at Arms), now home to the Archaeological Museum, and finally, the Sotterranei (Basement) containing numerous facilities.

Going up the monumental Scalone d'Onore (Stairway of Honour) you will reach the first floor, which is divided into five apartments. In the Appartamento del Duca (Duke's Apartments), you will be able to delve completely in the Renaissance world of Duke Federico. In these rooms, you can admire the greatest masterpieces of the fifteenth century, including the Flagellazione di Cristo (Flagellation of Christ), and the Madonna di Senigallia by Piero della Francesca.

From the Appartamento del Duca (Duke's Apartments) you will be able to go to the Sale di Rappresentanza (State Rooms): the Sala degli Angeli (Angels' Room), the Sala del Trono (Throne Room), and the Sala delle Veglie (Gathering Hall). The most sumptuous of the three, the Sala degli Angeli (Angels' Room), is home to some Renaissance masterpieces such as the Città Ideale (Ideal City) by Leon Battista Alberti and Luciano Laurana, as well as the Profanazione dell'Ostia (Desecrated Host) by Paolo Uccello. However, the Sala del Trono (Throne Room), also called the Sala delle Feste (Banqueting Hall), is the most majestic setting of the palace thanks to its collection of seventeenth-century tapestries.

The last apartment on the first floor is the Appartamento della Duchessa (Duchess’ Apartments), where various works of the sixteenth century are exhibited, including the Ritratto di Gentildonna (Portrait of a Gentlewoman) by Raphael, the Resurrezione (Resurrection), and the Ultima Cena (Last Supper) by Titian.

On the second and last floor of the building, you will be able to admire other paintings by Barocci, Gentileschi, and Guerrieri, dating back to the end of the sixteenth century and the second half of the seventeenth century.

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What's included
  • Entrance to The National Gallery of the Marche - Palazzo Ducale in Urbino
  • Entrance to the Rocca Demaniale in Gradara + National Gallery of Marche - Palazzo Ducale in Urbino (only valid for the cumulative ticket)
What's not included
  • Guided tour
  • Audio guide
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  • EU citizens aged 18-25


  • EU citizens under the age of 18
  • Disabled citizens from EU countries and their carers
  • Every first Sunday of each month
  • Architecture, Humanities (Archeology or Art History subjects), Cultural Heritage Conservation and Education Sciences students and teachers from EU countries (upon display of valid identification)
  • Students and teachers from Fine Arts Academies within the EU (upon display of valid identification)
  • ICOM (International Council of Museums) members
  • Non-university school groups from EU countries with a guide (upon reservation)
  • Journalists with union card
  • Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism (MiBACT) employees
  • EU tourist guides with valid license issued by the relevant authority
  • EU tourist interpreters working with tourist guides (upon display of valid identification)
  • Fixed-term or permanent contract teachers (upon display of valid identification)

Piazza Rinascimento 13, 61029 Urbino (PU)

Meeting point:

Palazzo Ducale in Urbino

What to remember
  • The combined ticket allows, within 5 days from the first use, entry to the National Gallery of the Marche housed in the Ducal Palace of Urbino, and entry to the Rocca Demaniale di Gradara. Please bear in mind that this ticket only allows entry to the sites once.
  • Every first Sunday of the month admission to the sites is free of charge.
  • The ticket must be printed and handed over at the office.
  • Purchased tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded.

Prices are as follows:

  • Full Combined: €13 + €1.5 pre-sale + €1.5 agency commission | Reduced Combined: €7 + €1.5 pre-sale + €1.5 agency commission | Full: €9 + €1.5 pre-sale + €1.5 agency commission | Reduced: €6 + €1.5 pre-sale + €1.5 agency commission | Free: €1 + €1.5 pre-sale + €1.5 agency commission
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  • Monday from 8.30am to 2.00pm
  • Tuesday-Sunday from 8.30am to 7.15pm
  • The ticket office closes an hour earlier
  • closing days: 25 December, 1 January
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Booking fee
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