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Municipality of Ravenna

Casa Dante

via Guido da Polenta, 4 - Ravenna
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Housed in a 14th-century noble villa located just in front of Dante’s Tomb, CASA DANTE (Dante’s House) is the final stop of the itinerary started in Museo Dante.

It is a polifunctional space hosting various exhibition areas, a bookshop, a didactic workshop and a meditation court.

The first room, realised thanks to the collaboration with the Uffizi Galleries, hosts a long-term exhibition with some very  important works loaned by the museum of Florence itself.

In a second room you will be able to see Dante’s collections from the Classense Library, the institution that has always taken care of the safeguard, display and scientific management of all the materials related to Dante preserved in the city.

Besides the exhibition areas, Casa Dante hosts a didactic woskshop equipped with working and learning stations for students.

Lastly, there is a meditation court that offers an area for reflection, in ideal continuity with the Zone of Silence.

Casa Dante finally boasts another area (which is still in preparation), dedicated to design, taking inspiration from Dante’s figure. This space has been created thanks to the prestigious collaboration with Adi design Museum.


Further information

Opening times

From Tuesday to Sunday, and Sundays: 10 am – 5.30 pm

From Tuesday to Sunday, and Sundays: 10 am – 5.30 pm

Special openings: August 15th.

Last admission: 1h before closing time.

Closing time

Casa Dante is closed on Mondays.


Entrance fee

The entrance ticket includes admission to Casa Dante and Museo Dante.

Admission: €5
Concession: €3,50 (Student groups, citizens of Ravenna, ticket holders of the Tamo Museum, Domus of Stone Carpets, Rasponi Crypt and the Hanging Gardens, Amici di RavennAntica, Dante Pass).
School groups concession: €1,50 (at least 10 people).

Tickets can be bought on the spot or in one of the many bookshops managed by the RavennAntica.

Free of charge

Children under 14; journalists with ID card; disabled and carer; licensed guides, tour leaders and group leaders. Discover all the available concessions.


Casa Dante is accessible to all people with disabilities.

How to get there

Casa Dante is located in the heart of the city centre, near Dante Alighieri’s Tomb and the Basilica of San Francesco. It is easily accessible on foot or by bike from the railway station.

By car: the two buildings are in a Limited Traffic Zone (ZTL), thus the access is limited. Nearby you will find several paid parking areas.

By bus: in the area are many bus stops (via Mariani and Piazza Caduti della Libertà). For info:

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Last edit:23 May 2022

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