Located in the heart of Turin, Palazzo Madama
is one of Piedmont’s greatest landmarks and embodies the history of the city
and the identity of its citizens. A cultural and social space, where art has
not only the value of beauty and where the Museum acts as a guardian of time,Palazzo
Madama becomes a tool of wellbeing, community,
A deep-dive into the past to acknowledge the
skill of crafting materials and giving shape to objects of great beauty and
technical mastery. The magnificent Medieval Botanical Garden, a green space in
the heart of Turin, offers first-hand contact with an exemplary environment to
learn more about the unbreakable bonds between nature and culture. During the
year, our Education Department offers many activities specifically designed for
all ages and segments of society: schools, adults, families, teachers,
individuals with disabilities.
Palazzo Madama offers workshops and special itineraries
for school children according to age that allow them to learn about one of
Turin’s landmarks, its art collections, and the magnificent medieval garden, a
green space in the heart of the city.
The education project InOnda exposes children to art at school with a teacher,
or digitally from home for remote learning.
During the year, the Education Department
offers many training activities for teachers, tourist guides, and professionals.
Visiting the Museum with children is a unique experience.
The Education Department offers PCTO (former
work-related learning programs) opportunities with secondary schools (second
level) and internships with universities and training
centers across Italy and Europe.
During the summer and at other times of the
year when school is not in session, Palazzo Madama offers at its summer camps
creative workshops and guided tours, which offer participants direct contact
with our heritage of beauty and art.
Conferences, art history classes, and
workshops designed for adults are held by our in-house staff or visiting
professors thanks to an important network of contacts and collaborations on
research projects with museums and universities in Italy and abroad.
Palazzo Madama is one of Italy’s most
modernized museums as regards accessibility: in addition to workshops for day
care centers and associations that support individuals with sensory and mental
disabilities, over the years the Museum has also developed material that may be
used and enjoyed independently by people with disabilities during their visit.