Natural History Museum of Giacomo Doria
Natural History Museum of Giacomo Doria, in Italian, Museo di storia naturale Giacomo Doria is a natural history museum in Genoa, Italy. It is named for the naturalist Giacomo Doria.
Castelvecchio Museum is a museum in Verona, northern Italy, located in the eponymous medieval castle. Restoration by the architect Carlo Scarpa, between 1959 and 1973, has enhanced the appearance of the building and exhibits. Scarpa's unique architectural style is visible in the details for doorways, staircases, furnishings, and even fixtures designed to hold a specific piece of artwork.
Nuragic and Contemporary Art Museum
The Nuragic and Contemporary Art Museum, also known as "Betile", is a planned museum in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy, designed by Zaha Hadid. Work is in progress to build it on the Sant'Elia promenade, near to the Stadio Sant'Elia football stadium. The structure is very futuristic, and it is similar to a coralline concretion. The museum will be dedicated to Nuragic and contemporary art. Works from Sardinia and the Mediterranean will be displayed.
Naples National Archaeological Museum
The Naples National Archaeological Museum is located in Naples, Italy, at the northwest corner of the original Greek wall of the city of Neapolis. The museum contains a large collection of Roman artifacts from Pompeii and Herculaneum. The collection includes works of the highest quality produced in Greek, Roman and Renaissance times.
Bagatti Valsecchi Museum
The Bagatti Valsecchi Museum is a not-for-profit historic house museum in the Montenapoleone district of downtown Milan, northern Italy. The Italian Renaissance art and decorative arts collections of the barons Bagatti Valsecchi are displayed in their home, as they wished them to be. Hence, visitors may view not only particular pieces of art, but also the house's authentic ambiances, expressive of late 19th century aristocratic Milanese taste.
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
The Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile “Carlo Biscaretti di Ruffia” (The National Automobile Museum), named after Carlo Biscaretti di Ruffia is based in Turin, Italy. The museum is considered to be among the most important automobile museums in Europe. The collection has around eighty automobile brands representing eight countries (Italy, France, Great Britain, Germany, Holland, Spain, United States of America, Poland).
Poli Grappa Museum
The Poli Grappa Museum is set up in Bassano del Grappa, the capital of Grappa, inside a palace of the fifteenth century, in front of the historic wooden Bridge "Ponte Vecchio". The history of distillation and of Grappa is explained by means of a brief but detailed educational tour. The Museum consists of three little rooms: in the first hall, the reconstructed stills and collection of interesting documents will reveal the mysteries of the origin and the evolution of the art of distillation over the years.
urin Museum of Natural History
The Turin Museum of Natural History was established in 1978 to house the natural history collections of the University of Turin. It is located at 36 Via Giolitti, Turin, in a 17th century building which used to be the hospital of San Giovanni Battista.
Pietrarsa Railway Museum
The Pietrarsa railway museum is in Naples in southern Italy. It is one of the most complete such facilities in the world. The museum is located on the premises of the former metal foundry of the Kingdom of Naples, a plant that produced most of the boilers for locomotives and steam-driven ships in the kingdom in the first half of the 19th century.
Villa Verdi is the house which the famous opera composer Guiseppi Verdi owned from 1848 to the end of his life in 1901. It is located in the village of Sant'Agata in the commune of Villanova sull'Arda in the Italian province of Piacenza less than two miles from the village of Le Roncole, where he was born in 1813, and the town of Busseto where he lived from 1824.
Centro per l'arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci
Centro per l'arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci is sited at 277 Via della Repubblica, Prato near Florence, Italy. The centre is devoted to the contemporary arts of the last three decades. The complex composes the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Centre of Information and Documentation, including the visual arts, and an education department.
The Zoological Museum of Naples was founded by Gioacchino Murat in 1813. The first curator was Luigi Petagna. The founding collections were those of the Royal Bourbon Museum and the private collection of Giuseppe Saverio Poli.
National Museum of Oriental Art
The National Museum of Oriental Art is a small museum in Rome, Italy, dedicated to the arts of the Orient, from the Middle East to Japan.
Luigi Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography
The Luigi Pigorini National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography is a public and research museum located in Rome, Italy. Established in 1876, it is currently directed by Maria Antonietta Fugazzola. One important collection the Pigorini houses is Neolithic artifacts from Lake Bracciano
Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica di Palazzo Corsini'
The Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica di Palazzo Corsini' or National Gallery of Antique Art in the Corsini Palace is a prominent art museum comprising the first floor of the palace. The national Arte Antica collections (typically post-year 1000 A.D.) in Rome consist of a number of sites, including Palazzo Barberini, Galleria Borghese, and the Palazzo Corsini.
Academy of Fine Arts of Brera
The Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, (Italian: Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera) also known as Brera Academy (Italian: Accademia di Brera) is a public academic institution located in the city center of Milan - Italy, in via Brera 28. It was founded in 1776 by HIM Maria Theresa of Austria.
Museo Poldi Pezzoli
The Museo Poldi Pezzoli is an art museum in Milan, Italy. The museum was originated in the 19th century as private collection of Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli and his mother, Rosa Trivulzio, of the family of the condottiero Gian Giacomo Trivulzio, and has a particularly broad collection of Northern Italian and (for Italy) Netherlandish/Flemish artists.
Museo Teatrale alla Scala
The Museo Teatrale alla Scala is a theatrical museum and library attached to the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy. Although it has a particular focus on the history of opera and of that opera house, its scope extends to Italian theatrical history in general, and includes displays relating, for example, to the Commedia dell’Arte and to the famous stage actress Eleonora Duse.
Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia
The Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia "Leonardo da Vinci" is a national museum about science and technology in Milan, Italy, and is dedicated to italian painter and scientist Leonardo Da Vinci.
Pinacoteca di Brera
The Pinacoteca di Brera ("Brera Art Gallery") is an art collection in Milan, Italy. It contains one of the foremost collections of Italian paintings, an outgrowth of the cultural program of the Brera Academy, which shares the site in the Palazzo Brera.
National Museum of Rome
The National Museum of Rome is a set of museums in Rome, Italy, split between various branches across the city. It was founded in 1889 and inaugurated in 1890, during the Risorgimento, with the aim of collecting antiquities from between the 5th century BC to the 3rd century AD.
National Etruscan Museum
The National Etruscan Museum is a museum of the Etruscan civilization housed in the Villa Giulia in Rome, Italy.
The Museo Egizio is a museum in Turin, Italy, specialising in Egyptian archaelogy and anthropology. It is home to what is regarded as one of the largest collections of Egyptian antiquities outside of Egypt.
The Capitoline Museums are a group of art and archeological museums in Piazza del Campidoglio, on top of the famous Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy. The museums are contained in three palazzi surrounding a central trapezoidal piazza in a plan conceived by Michelangelo Buonarroti in 1536 and executed over a period of over 400 years.
National Archaeological Museum of Florence
The National Archaeological Museum of Florence is an archaeological museum in Florence, Italy. It is located at 1 piazza Santissima Annunziata, in the Palazzo della Crocetta (a palace built in 1620 for princess Maria Maddalena de' Medici, daughter of Ferdinand I de Medici, by Giulio Parigi).
The Torlonia Museum was a museum in Rome. It had a collection of 620 marble and alabaster statues and sarcophagi dating to the Roman Empire period. The collection also included a bust of Julius Caesar, sculptures of the gods from Roman mythology and Roman copies of Greek statues.
Museum of the Roman Civilization
The Museum of the Roman Civilization is a museum in Rome (Esposizione Universale Roma district), devoted to the aspects of the Ancient Roman civilization. It was designed by the architects Pietro Ascheri, D. Bernardini and Cesare Pascoletti (1939-1941). Its 59 sections illustrate the history of Roman civilization, from the origins to the 4th century, with models and reproductions, as well as original material. The premises are shared with a planetarium.
Pontifical Museum of Christian Antiquities
The Pontifical Museum of Christian Antiquities is a museum founded by the Popes housed in the Lateran Palace, adjacent to the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, Italy. In 1854 Pius IX added the Pio Christian Museum to the Lateran Profane Museum, which is made up of sculptures, especially sarcophagi, and ancient Christian inscriptions, and later adding two rooms of artifacts taken from the excavations of Ostia carried out in San Ercolano and San Aurea (1856-1869), as well as from Prince A. Torlonia in Porto in 1866.
The Stibbert Museum is located on via Frederick Stibbert on the hill of Montughi in Florence, Italy. The museum contains over 36,000 artifacts, including a vast collection of armour from Eastern and Western civilizations.
Museo di Storia Naturale di Firenze
The Museo di Storia Naturale di Firenze is a natural history museum in 6 major collections. It is located in Florence, Italy, and forms part of the University of Florence. Museum collections are open mornings except Wednesday, and all day Saturday; an admission fee is charged.
Institute and Museum of the History of Science
The Institute and Museum of the History of Science is based in Florence, Italy. It was founded in 1927 by the University of Florence. The museum is located in the Palazzo Castellani, by the River Arno and close to the Uffizi Gallery.