Ducati reopens the Museum

Ducati reopens the Museum to the public starting Saturday 4 July, combining the visit with new experiences on a motorbike or e-bike.

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Ducati Borgo Panigale Museum

After the temporary closure due to the health emergency, the Ducati Museum will gradually reopen to the public starting from Saturday 4th July.

Visits to the plant remain suspended for reasons of safety. The new virtual tour of the production lines will soon be available on the Ducati website. New and exciting experiences, to be carried out in motorcycle or on the saddle of Ducati e-bikes, offered to visitors to encourage the discovery of the area and its cultural, tourist and motoring traditions.

Saturday July 4th, on the same date that Ducati was founded 94 years ago, the Ducati Museum and the Physics in Motion didactic laboratory of the Borgo Panigale plant they reopen their doors to visitors, after the forced stop of the health emergency.

The reopening will be gradual and the visit of the Ducati Museum and the educational workshop will be limited to Saturday and Sunday, with the exception of the weeks from 3 to 9 August and from 17 to 23 August, when visits will also be possible on weekdays.

single ticket at the special price of € 25, which includes admission to the Museum and a guided tour of the Physics Laboratory in Motion , a truly unique opportunity to discover the history of the Borgo Panigale motorcycle manufacturer and the laws of physics applied to the world of engines. Visits to the factory remain suspended for safety reasons, but a new virtual tour will soon be available on the Ducati.com website, allowing you to enter the production lines.

In line with the safety provisions against the spread of Covid-19, access to the facilities will be allowed to a maximum of 7 people per shift and upon reservation and purchase of the ticket on the site https://www.ducati.com/it/it/borgo-panigale-experience. Visits are scheduled every 15 minutes from 9.00 to 18.00.

For the entire period of stay within the company area it will be necessary to always maintain the interpersonal safety distance of at least 1 meter and it is mandatory to wear a surgical mask. In the event that the visitor does not have it, the personal protective equipment will be provided by the staff of the Museum.

In order to ensure greater availability to visitors and avoid crowds, the maximum duration of the visit is an hour and a half (45 minutes at the Museum and 45 minutes at the Physics Laboratory in Motion).

New experiences to discover the territory
It will also be possible to combine the visit of the Ducati Museum and the educational laboratory with the new experiences that the Ducati Museum staff offers to visitors. These are options, however linked to the visit of the Museum and the Laboratory of Physics in Motorcycles, which are divided into two types of proposals, intended to discover the history, tradition and beauty of the Emilia-Romagna territory of which Ducati is one. of the most representative brands. The itineraries proposed can be done during the day, visiting Bologna on the saddle of one of the new Ducati e-bikes, accompanied by E-xplora guides certified by the National MTB Academy. Or by motorbike, divided over several days, independently but with the possibility of following a itinerario expressly designed, by renting a Ducati to travel in the beauty of the Apennine landscape or experience the Romagna Riviera, reaching it through alternative roads and routes that can be enjoyed on the bike.

Here are the proposals:

1. E-bike: Bologna by E-xplora - a short and a longer tour to visit the city center of Bologna, its historical monuments and the Bolognese hills in the day on the saddle of e-bikes Ducati Scrambler. On both tours, visitors will be accompanied by an E-xplora certified National MTB Academy guide. Cost of the city center tour is € 65. The tour of the city center and Bologna hills is € 85 Ducati Scrambler e-bike rental and guide included. For those who want it, there is also the possibility of having lunch at the Scrambler Food Factory in Bologna.

2. Motorbike: Middle Reno and Savena Valleys - a perfect route for a motorbike ride, to discover the ancient history of the Bolognese Apennines and its waters through two legendary roads: the “Porrettana” and the “Futa”. From the Ducati Museum, in fact, you can easily take the "Porrettana", a road connecting Bologna and Pistoia built in the crucial years of our country, between the wars that determined independence and the unification of Italy. To do independently or by renting a motorcycle at the Ducati Factory Store (price list for motorcycle rental and clothing on the Ducati website).

3. Motorcycles: The Stradelli Guelfi. Dto the Middle Ages to the origins of motorcycling in Romagna, from Baracca and Taglioni, up to Cervia and Cesenatico, origin of the Mototemporada Romagnola - the route of the Stradelli Guelfi represents an intelligent alternative to go to the sea, avoiding the summer traffic directed daily to the destinations of the Romagna coast and retracing roads that tell the origins of motorcycling in the region. An authentic example of a “slow ride”, the Stradellis travel the stretch of the Romagna which reaches the Ravenna Riviera, immersed in the colorful countryside. To be done independently or by renting a motorcycle at the Ducati Factory Store (price list for motorcycle and clothing rental on the Ducati website).

It is possible to learn more about the stages of the different routes on the Ducati website. For information and reservations write directly to the reception service of the Ducati Museum: [email protected].

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