Art Museums in ITALY
Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna (MAMbo)
Via Don Giovanni Minzoni, 14
exhibitions and displays on the history of Italian art from the second post-war period until current times.
Via Modena, 12 I-40019 Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italia
Museum display a history of the Raging Bull leaving you with a strong emotional connection of luxury super sports cars
Museo della Storia di Bologna
via Castiglione 8, Bologna,
to the history of the city
Via Don Minzoni, 14 - 40121 Bologna
large collection dedicated to Giorgio Morandi.
Museo Civico Medievale (Museum of the Middle Ages)
Via Manzoni, 4 40121 Bologna
situated in Palazzo Ghisilardi, features collections from the 17th-century palazzo initially belonging to the Bargellini family and later to the Davia family.
Via Mazzini n.83, 48121 Ravenna
Via Belle Arti, 56 40126 Bologna
Located in a former Jesuit building, it has a collection dating as far back as the early 1800s includes the Napeoleon period.
Piazzale degli Uffizi, 6, 50122 Firenze
One of the most famous museums of art throughout all of Europe containing works from Leonardo da Vinci, Carravaggio, Botticelli, Michelangelo, and the Renaissance period
Piazza de Pitti, 1, Firenze,
Contains collections of paintings and sculptures, porcelain, art works, along with a costume gallery.
Museo Nazionale del Bargello (Bargello National Museum)
via del Proconsolo, 4, 50122 Firenze
Features a collection of Renaissance sculptures and other important works of art.
Museo degli Argenti
Piazza de Pitti, 1, 50125 Firenze
The walls and the ceilings are painted vividly, gorgeously filled rooms with with beautiful vases, crystals, jewelry, and masterpieces of treasure from silver and gold.
Museo dell'Opera (closed until Nov. 2015)
Museo di Storia Naturale
via La Pira, 4 50121 Firenze
established in 1775 by Grand Duke Peter Leopold, it has 8 million specimens, and is one of the most important natural museums in Italy and among the best in the world.
Museo Galileo (Institute of Science)
Piazza dei Giudici 1 50122 Florence
Boasts a history of scientific instruments and dedicated to the research, documentation and dissemination of science.
Aboca Museum (Institute of Science)
Palazzo Bourbon del Monte via Niccolò Aggiunti 75, 52037 Sansepolcro (AR)
A history on the spread of traditional use of medicinal herbs over the centuries.
Leonardo Da Vinci Museum
Via Cavour, 21 50129 Florence
The largest collection of Da Vinci's mahcine works consisting of more than 240 models of Da Vinci's machines are displayed in four rooms
Museo della Tortura
Via San Giovanni, 125 San Gimignano
Contains documents of different methods of torture used in the past (and some still in use today)
viale Rinaldo Piaggio 7 - 56025 Pontedera
is located in the heart of Tuscany, contains the story of the Vespa and other interesting facts.
via Federigo Stibbert, 26 50134 Firenze
feature collections of 19th century art collector Frederick Stibbert, born in Florence of an Italian mother and English Father he was educated in England.
Franciscan Missionary Museum
via San Francesco 13, 50014 Fiesole
houses a large array of relics from the Etruscan-Roman, Egyptian, and Chinese, and artefacts connected to the daily life of the Franciscans that continues still today in the peaceful convent of Fiesole.
Via Bettino Ricasoli, 60, 50122 Firenze
Houses Michelangelo's famous statue of David in the Tribune, 14th century artworks, La Sala del Colsso, and many more famous Italian artists. Considered a must-see gallery in Florence.
Piazza Pitti 1, 50125 Firenze
Marino Marini Museum
Piazza San Pancrazio, Firenze
Features sculptures, drawings and etchings, and other works of Marino Martini and his wife Marina through their lifetime.
Museo di San Marco
Piazza San Marco, 3, 50121
forrmerly a church and convent it is now a museum containing frescoe paintings of Fra Angelico, among the great artists of the Renaissance period. Fra Bartolomeo has featured painting as well.
Palazzo Medici Riccardi
Via Camillo Cavour, 3, 50129 Firenze
Renaissance art, paintings, sculptures, and architecture housed in a historical palace.
Palazzo Vecchio (Museo Ragazzi)
Piazza della Signoria, Firenze
houses a fine collection of paintings and sculptures from the Middle Ages and Renaissance along with an very large globe and works by Donatello.
Museo Nazionale di San Matteo (National Museum of San Matteo)
Piazza San Matteo in Soarta, Pisa
Contains works of art, sculptures, from the early Medieval period to the 16th century from Nicola Pisano and Donatello as well as antique paintings.
Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Collezione Wolfson
Galleria di Palazzo Rosso
via Capolungo, 3 Genova
Houses over 2500 paintings, sculptures, drawings and engravings, goign back to the early 19th century to the present.
- Musei di Strada Nuova
Via Garibaldi, 18, 16124 Genova
Decorated with frescoes by the greatest painters of 17th-century Liguria (Dürer, Grechetto, Guercino, Strozzi, Van Dyck, Veronese, and others) along with priceless furnishings, collections of paintings spanning two hundred years by the noble Brignole-Sale family.
Museo d'arte orientale Edoardo Chiossone
Piazzale Giuseppe Mazzini, 1, 16122 Genova
One of the most significant collections of Asian art throughout all of Europe.
Pinacoteca di Brera
Via Brera, 28, 20121 Milano
in a 19th century former monastery, it contains some of the greatest
paintings of the Renaissance period. Also features a botanical garden and astronomy museum.
Museo Bagatti Valsecchi
Via Gesù, 5, 20121 Milano
Features paintings, tapestries, rugs, furniture, armsv ceramics, bronzes, glass, jewels, household objects from the 15th and 16th centuries.
Museo d'Arte e Scienza
via Quintino Sella, 4, 20121 Milano
Has rooms that displayed genuine and fake pictures, ceramics, furniture, jewelry and instructions on how to discern a fake from originals using simple technique
PAC (Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea)
ia Palestro, 14, 20121 Milano
houses works focused on contemporary art
Palazzo d'Arte (Triennale)
via Palestro 14 20121 Milan
Viewing of Italian design in a different perspective. Another gem is the secluded and peaceful park behind the palace. There are running creeks, cobbled pathways, animals, lush plants, and surrealist sculptures to enjoy.
Calderara Foundation Collection
Castello Sforzesco Pinacoteca
Avv. Giuseppe Alemani - Via Mozart n. 2 20122 Milano
Contains over 320 works of painting and sculpture, including 56 by Antonio Caladerara, along with 271 of additionl European artists, American, Chinese, and Japanese.
Piazza Castello, 3, 20121 Milano
An art gallery within the complex of the Sforza Castle Museums
MACA - Civico Museo d'Arte Contemporanea
Palazzo Sanseverino Falcone
Piazza Falcone, n° 1
Houses the collection of 237 pieces of artworks by the master of glass Silvio Vigliaturo.
Museo Civico di Arte Antica
Palazzo Bonacossi via Cisterna del Follo, 5 - 44121 Ferrara
Museo Diocesano di Milan
Corso di Porta Ticinese, 95, 20123 Milano
built in the early 2000s to protect the treasure of the archdiocese.
via Palermo, 11, 20100 Milano
A selection of photographs in a spacious and modern location, with description in both in Italian and in English.
Museo Poldi Pezzoli
via Alessandro Manzoni, 12, 20121 Milano
Showcases an exceptional collection of art, furnishings and historical weaponry, plus the famous Antonio Pollaiuolo's "Portrait of a Lady," whichsi a great representation of Milan's style.
Milano, Piazza Pio XI, 2 - MM 1 Cordusio - MM 3 Duomo
Museo de Capodimonte
via Miano, 2, 80137 Napoli
18th-century museum houses magnificent collections from world famous artists like Masaccio, Bruegel, El Greco, Titian, and Raphael
Certosa di San Martino
Largo San Martino 5 80129 Napoli
Aformer monastery in the 14th century, it has collections from past monks such as the ceiling painting of the "Ascension" by Lanfranco and the ceiling fresco of the "Triumph of Judith" by Luca Giordano.
Museo Archeologico Nazionale
Piazza Museo, 19, 80135 Napoli
Founded in the late 18th century, it contains the richest and most valuable collectiona of art and archaeological artifacts in Italy
Maxxi, Museum of Art from the 21st century
(nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo)
Via Guido Reni, 4A, Roma
Macro - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea
via Nizza 138 — 00198 Roma
(via Reggio Emilia 54)
A collection of contemporary art in the center of Rome
Museo E Cripta Dei Frati Cappuccini - (Museum Crypt of the Capuchins)
Via Veneto 27, Roma 00187
An entry fee of €6 gets you access to a museum of artifacts of the Capuchin order as well as their underground crypts wherein lie the bones of 4000 monks which were creatively arranged. The smell of mummies may be too much for some. Definitely an experience you will not forge.
National Museum of the Early Middle Ages (Museo Nazionale dell'Alto Medioevo)
an archaeological museum of the Postclassical Era and ancient Rome from the 4th and 14th centuries,
Palazzo Massimo alle Terme - (National Roman Museum)
Beni Archeologici di Roma - Piazza dei Cinquecento, 67 - 00185
The museum has four floors with sculptures, frescoes and mosaics, coins and jewels document the evolution of the Roman artistic as well as Greek art on the ground level
Vigamus - (Video Game Museum)
Via Sabotino 4, Rome,
Just a short 20 minute walk from the Vatican is this unique museum boasting a vast collection of arcade games and consoles to play for free and as long as you like from Assasain's Creed to Occulus.
Complesso del Vittoriano - (Vittoriano Complex)
Via di San Pietro in Carcere
Features exhibits about the Unification of Italy 150 years ago along with the expected beautiful architecture and documents of history.
Piazzale del Museo Borghese 5, 00197 Roma
Features sculptures and painting dating back centuries
Musei Capitolini - Capitoline Museums
Centrale Montemartini, via Ostiense 106 - 00154 Roma
An art building displaying Greek and Roman statues and sculptures.
Museo della Civiltà Romana
piazza G. Agnelli, 10 - 00144
closed for redevelopment
Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia
Piazzale di Villa Giulia, 9
Regarded as the most important museum of the Etruscan civilization and also features Greek items, merged in an area that represents the eighth and fifth centuries BC
Museo d'Arte Contemporanea - MACRO
via Nizza 138 — 00198 Roma (via Reggio Emilia 54)
Features thematic tours, which emphasize the depth and multiple perspectives on contemporary art
Il Museo Ebraico di Roma - The Jewish Museum of Rome
Piazza delle Cinque Scole, 41, Roma
Located in the Great Synagogue it contains displays and information about the Jewish community from the 17th century up to today
Viale Vaticano, 00165 Roma
Maintains and preserves masterpieces of painting, sculpture and other artworks collected by the popes over the centuries.
Museo di Palazzo Doria Pamphilj
via del Corso, 305, 00186 Roma
unique private collection by famous Italian artists like Caravaggio, Tiziano, and Raffaello.
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa
Dorsoduro, 701-704, 30123 Venezia
Features Peggy Guggenheim's personal collection and masterpieces from the Hannelore and Rudolph Schulhof Collection, the Gianni Mattioli Collection, and the Nasher Sculpture Garden.
B&B San Marco, 30122 Venice
Campo della Carità in the Sestriere of Dorsoduro 1050 Venice
Situated in the prestigious centre of the Scuola Grande of Santa Maria della Carità, collection of Venetian, Bizantine, Gothic, and Renaissance period paintings from famous European artists.
Museo Ca' Pesaro
Santa Croce, 2076, 30135 Venezia
Important baroque palace, amou masterpieces, and a vast collection of sculptures, among them works by Kandinsky, Klee, Matisse, Moore and others.
Situated in St. Mark's Square it is a member of the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia. Exhibits about the various aspects of Venetian civilization with collections of ancient art.
Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia
Piazza San Marco 52
A collection of 11 museums in the city with various exhibits.
Querini Stampalia Foundation Museum
Campo San Samuele, 3231, 30124 Venezia
museum dedicated to the art collection of the Grassi family.
Santa Maria Formosa, 5252, 30122 Venezia
A former residence converted to a museum with paintings, sculptures & decorative arts.
Corso Castelvecchio 2
A pleasing art exhibition and architecturally designed castle with collections that include roman and gothic sculptures