The Cultural Centre is a five-storeyed structure.
it includes the multi-purpose room (Auditorium), a small adjacent room and a leisure room (foyer).
The access from the ground floor is guaranteed by a stairway, an interior lift and an exterior entrance from Lucatello street with a staircase and inclined plane compliant with the legal standards for disabled people.
The Auditorium has got an occupancy capacity of 234 places, with 10 places for disabled people.
The acoustics in the room is very good and the sound-proofing is perfect.
The excavation made in order to create the basement places and to carry out structural reinforcements, revealed late Medieval pavements and sediments as well as a considerable amount of archaeological findings stratified from the Renaissance back to the Roman age.
The several finds unearthed, medieval earthenware, marble friezes with inscriptions and several amphoras, were transferred to the Museum in Eremitani square; a short presentation of the archeological finding can be read also in the foyer.
it includes the central gallery, the commercial area facing Alessio street, the city centre children’s space, the so-called “Paduans’ drawing room” also used as expositive cloister and the Library Archives rooms.
There are three main entrances: one from Altinate Street which, through a gallery, go right through the whole complex up to the other entrance on Lucatello Street; the other on Alessio Street, on the corner with Altinate Street; and the last one in the middle of the building, that is also the previous entrance of the ex-Law Court.
The ground floor has become a gallery which extends from Altinate Street to Lucatello Street.
The ground floor also hosts exhibitions oriented towards contemporary art and extend up to the first floor.
The area of the cloister, previously occupied by the Hall of the Assizes, now demolished, has become a big covered square devoted to great events where the attention is drawn onto the wing by Scamozzi situated on the northern side of the cloister.
it includes the central gallery with the deep end on Alessio Street, the exhibition itinerary developed in 8 rooms, the exhibition itinerary on the cloister’s landing, the cultural activities workrooms and the office of the Mayor’s Cabinet, Communications and External Relations referent for the structure.
it includes the Civic Library and the offices of ‘Progetto Giovani’.
it includes an exhibition space.