Facilities and Opportunities

Exhibitions, seminars and concerts, and it offers a broad programme of educational activities for all audiences.
Visits to the museum are complemented by audio-guides and video installations.
The museum also has a visitor reception centre, a bookshop and a cafeteria.


Santa Maria della Scala has areas that can be used for organising events, seminars and presentations or launches. Applications and projects are evaluated by the management and organisation is coordinated and assisted by museum staff.

Info: infoscala@comune.siena.it

Briganti Photographic Library and Library

The Brigranti Photographic Library contains approximately 65,000 images, all of which may be consulted and some of which are also accessible on line.

The Library has a section devoted to art history which is open to the public and is part of the Siena library system.

Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9.30-13.30; Tuesday, Thursday 9.30-13.30; 15,00-17.00

Tel.: 0577 534560 - 0577 534562
E-mail: fototeca.briganti@comune.siena.it - biblioteca.briganti@comune.siena.it

Briganti Library


The reproduction of museum heritage property and assets is subject to a specific municipal copyright ruling (Local Authority Deliberation no. 119 del 08-04-2021).

For inquiries and information access our service →

and Internships

The museum regularly runs apprenticeships and educational internships with universities and other institutes.

Courses are the product of specific a agreement between the Municipality of Siena and the institute applying for them . They can be run in any sector and in connection with any of the museum complex's activities. Museum management and the candidates work together on devising projects and deciding on timing and tutorship.

Info: infoscala@comune.siena.it


Museum cultural planning service:

tel. 0577 534505; 534507

Briganti Photographic Library and Library:

tel. 0577 534560; 534562

Art Museum for children:

tel. 0577 534531

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