Before visiting the Paço das Escolas, you should acquire your ticket at the University Shop, in the Main Library's atrium (Largo da Porta Férrea, in front of the Faculty of Humanities).
Every year between the 1st November and the 2nd Friday before Easter, the University Shop is open to the public between 9:30 and 17:00 and visits to the Paço das Escolas begin at 10:00 and end at 16:40 (Joanine Library) and at 17:00 (other places).
During the rest of the year, the University Shop is open to the public between 8:30 and 19:00 and visits to the Paço das Escolas begin at 9:00 and end at 19h20 (Joanine Library) and at 19:30 (other places).
An interesting characteristic of the monumental ensemble constituted by the University of Coimbra is the fact that, at present, it continues to be used and experienced for University activities, academic ceremonies, performances and cultural events.
|Ticket to Paço das Escolas:||EUR 7,00|
|includes a visit to the Sala dos Capelos, Private Examination Room, Weapons Room, Joanine Library (first floor and medium level) , St Michael's Chapel and Academic Prison|
|Students national or foreign, senior citizens over 65 (with confirming document):||EUR 5,50|
|Ticket to Paço das Escolas + Museum of Science:||EUR 9,00|
Special conditions of the University for a visit to the Paço das Escolas and for a specific public (no accumulative discounts are applicable):
|Students, Teachers and Employees of the University of Coimbra:||Free entrance|
Children up to 12 years of age:
Children up to 6 years of age:
Free entrance in Paço das Escolas
Free entrance in the Science Museum