Robert Irwin  - James Turrell - Villa Panza - AISTHESIS. All'orignine delle sensazioni - 27.11.2012 / 02.11.2014



FAI - Villa e Collezione Panza

Piazza Litta,1 Varese (Italy)

Tel. +39 0332 283960
Fax +39 0332 239669

Opening Times

Open every day except non-public-holiday Mondays
Ticket Office closes at 5:15 pm.

On Sundays, the work Ganzfeld by James Turrell will be open until 8 pm. Restaurant "Luce" offers a cocktail buffet (10 Euros per drink)

In busy periods with high visitor numbers, access to the work Ganzfeld by James Turrell is not guaranteed.
Read more about details of visitor access to this artwork.


Adults: €12,50 ( Tuesdays and Wednesdays €10)
FAI members: €6
Children (aged 4 - 14): €6
Students (aged 15 - 26): weekdays €8 - weekends and public holidays €10
Families (parents with children aged 15 and under): €30

Guided tours on prior request
Group visits from Tuesday to Saturday morning book in advance by calling (+39) 0332 283960

Accessing James Turrell's Ganzfeld

Visit the Ganzfeld page

How to get there

By car

Take the A8 motorway ('Autostrada dei Laghi') to Varese,
then follow the signs for Villa Panza.
Parking is available within Villa Panza at a cost of €2.50.

Public transport

Train: Trenord, from Milan Cadorna to Varese Nord;
from Milan Porta Garibaldi to Varese FS;
from Treviglio/Milan Passante to Varese FS.
Autobus: Line A from Piazzale Trieste (train station)
heading for Biumo Superiore - Piazza Litta (terminus)
Departure at minute 14 and 44 of every hour on weekdays, at minute 14 of every hour during holidays.

Until December 8, 2014 you can buy a combined ticket at the ticket offices of Trenord (Ferrovienord network) and at "my link Point" in Cadorna Station (Milan) and Garibaldi Station (Milan). The combined ticket is worth € 19.00 and includes:

  • Entrance to Villa Panza and the exhibition Aisthesis
  • A Trenord round-trip ticket from any station of the Ferrovienord network in Lombardy, with destination Varese


In partnership with Autolinee Varesine, the return bus journey from Villa Panza is free of charge. By showing (on Line A only) a validated one-way bus ticket and an entry ticket to the exhibition (valid for the same day as the journey), you are entitled to the return journey (starting from the Biumo terminus opposite Villa Panza) at no charge.

On foot

From the train station, take Viale Milano, then Via Dandolo, then Via Morazzone and finally Via Crosa: approximately 1 mile, 15-20 minutes.

Services for the public

"Luce" Restaurant: tel. (+39) 0332 242199
Guided tours on prior request
Group visits from Tuesday to Saturday morning book in advance by calling (+39) 0332 283960


The exhibition ticket entitles you to reduced admission at:

20% discount is recognize to those who present at Villa Panza the ticket of the following museums:

In collaboration with
  • The Getty Research Institute
  • Archivio Collezione Panza a Mendrisio
Thanks to
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation
  • PACE gallery
Under the  patronage of
  • Regione Lombardia
  • Comune di Varese
Under the patronage
and with the support of
Provincia di Varese
Partner of Villa
e Collezione Panza
JT International SA (JTI)
Eni cultura dell'energia
Museo Regione Lombardia