Mole Antonelliana

Local nameMole Antonelliana
LocationCentro, Turin, Italy

The Mole Antonelliana is a major landmark building in Turin, Italy, named after its architect, Alessandro Antonelli. A mole in Italian is a building of monumental proportions.

Construction began in 1863, soon after Italian unification, and was completed in 1889, after the architect's death. Originally conceived of as a synagogue, it now houses the National Museum of Cinema, and is believed to be the tallest museum in the world. A representation of the building is featured on the obverse of the Italian 2 cent euro coin. Catalan vaults are featured in the ceiling of the ground floor under the atrium, which are relatively rare in Italy but popular in Spain, where they originated.

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Opening hours

Tue: closed.
Mon, Wed -Fri, Sun: 9 am - 8 pm.
Sat: 9 am - 11 pm.


Adults: € 7
Children (6-18), students, seniors: € 5
Children (under 5), disabled visitors: free

More information and contact


Official Website



Phone +39 011 8138560

Address Via Montebello 20, 10124 Turin, Italy

Coordinates 45°4'7.872" N 7°41'36.009" E

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