How to reach us

The Museo Internazionale Design Ceramico (MIDeC) is located in Cerro di Laveno Mombello (VA), Lungolago Perabò 5.

From Milano
From the highway A8 “dei laghi”, exit Sesto Calende, take the SP69 road to Laveno Mombello. Follow the lake northwards as far as Cerro. Turn left to get to the lakeside. When you reach the lake, the Palazzo Perabò, location of the MIDeC, is clearly visible on the right.

From Varese
Take SP1 Schiranna road to Gavirate. Continue on the new SP1 var road which leads to Laveno. In Laveno, follow the lake in a southerly direction. The first village is Cerro. Turn right to reach the lake. When you reach the lake, the Palazzo Perabò, location of the MIDeC, is clearly visible on the right.

From Laveno railway station
Bus line N18. Info and timetables on the CTPI website:


Lungolago Perabò 5
Cerro di Laveno Mombello

+39 0332 625551

Secretariat MIDeC:

Management MIDeC:

Valido dal 1 marzo al 30 settembre.

Lunedì e Martedì
Mercoledì e Giovedì
10.00 – 13.00
Venerdì, Sabato e Domenica
10.00 – 13.00 e 15.00  – 18.00

Ultimo ingresso 30 minuti prima dell’orario di chiusura.

🇮🇹 Biglietti

  • Biglietto gratuito per i bambini o ragazzi fino a 12 anni e diversamente abili.
  • Biglietto intero € 6,00
  • Biglietto ridotto € 3,00 per over 65, studenti fino a 24 anni e comitive di almeno 25 persone.

🇬🇧 Tickets

  • Free ticket for children under 12 and disabled.
  • Full price ticket € 6,00
  • Reduced price ticket € 3,00 for visitors over 65 years old, for students from 13 to 24 years old and groups composed of at least 25 persons.

🇫🇷 Billet

  • Billet Gratuit pour les enfant au-dessous de 12 ans et pour handicapé
  • Tarif d’entrée € 6,00
  • Billet réduit € 3,00 pour le visiteurs au-dessus de 65 ans et les élèves âges de 13 à 24, les groupes composés par 25 personnes minimum.

🇩🇪 Tickets

  • Eintritt frei für Kinder unter 12 Jahren und für Behinderte
  • Eintrittskarte € 6,00
  • Ermäßigte Karte € 3,00 für Studenten zwischen 13 und 24 Jahren, für Gruppen mit mindestens 25 Personen und für Erwachsene über 65 Jahre.

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