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Castello Ursino & Museo Civico and its collection

Castello Ursino & Museo Civico
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Castello Ursino, also known as Castello Svevo di Catania, is a castle in Catania that was built in the 13th century as a royal castle of the Kingdom of Sicily. The Castello Ursino is known for its role in the Sicilian Vespers, when it became the seat of the Sicilian Parliament. The Museo civico opened in the restored castle in 1934 and houses artifacts and artwork from the castle as well as the greater geographical area. These items date from the Classical era onward, illustrating the diverse influences throughout the history of Sicily.

History & Anthropology  History & Anthropology Castle

Castello Ursino & Museo Civico
Piazza Federico di Svevia 24
95121 Catania
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Visitor information Castello Ursino & Museo Civico

Opening hours

Monday
8:30 – 13:30
Tuesday
8:30 – 13:30
Wednesday
8:30 – 13:30
Thursday
8:30 – 13:30
Friday
8:30 – 13:30
Saturday
8:30 – 13:30
Sunday
8:30 – 13:30

Closed: Christmas day, New year day, Easter, 1st May, 15th August

Admission

0+Free

Facilities

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Location & Map

Piazza Federico di Svevia 24, Catania

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Exhibitions

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