Art and culture

Malatesta & Montefeltro

Mateureka, the Museum of Calculation


The museum fills four floors and houses hundreds of original and valuable exhibits charting the history of calculation and of mathematics, from the Sumerian foundation cone dating from 4,500 years ago – the only one of its kind in Italy – to modern robots which can be programmed in polar coordinates. There are a number of workshops where experiments in mathematical ideas and concepts can be carried out. The aim is to impart both knowledge and emotions, helping visitors to discover that mathematics is the basic language of the universe and an integral part of every facet of our daily lives.  

School visits and groups: daily by prior arrangement      

how to get there: located in the main square in Pennabilli.

Summer time: July and August

Opening hours

Entrance: fee payable
Full fee:5.00
Winter opening hours
Saturday from 09:30 to 12:30 from 15:30 to 18:30  
Sunday from 09:30 to 12:30 from 15:30 to 18:30  

Summer opening hours
from 09:30 to 12:30 from 15:30 to 18:30

Contact details

Piazza Garibaldi, 1 - Phone: (+39) 0541 928659, (+39) 338 2406649 - [email protected] -
Mateureka, the Museum of Calculation
Piazza Garibaldi, 1

43.8168056; 12.2653558

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Last update: 04/05/2018
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