The best museums in Italy in 2021

These are the top 100 best museums in Italy, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2021. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Italy, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Italy.

These are the best museums in Italy:

  1. Bourbon Tunnel1

    Bourbon Tunnel

    Naples
    The Bourbon Tunnel (Galleria Borbonica), Tunnel Borbonico or Bourbon Gallery is an ancient underground passage that was constructed to connect the Royal Palace to military barracks in Naples. Presently the tunnels are open for tours, and contains decades of debris, including vintage cars and a disca
  2. Uffizi Gallery2

    Uffizi Gallery

    Florence
    The Uffizi Gallery in Florence holds a huge collection of valuable works mostly from the Italian Renaissance. The building was designed by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 for Cosimo I de' Medici, the second Duke of Florence, to house administrative offices and the state archive. Over the time, the Medici fam
  3. Borghese Gallery3

    Borghese Gallery

    Rome
    The 17th century Villa Borghese Pinciana, built for Cardinal Scipione Borghese as his suburban manor, is located in the Borghese gardens. It houses the Borghese Gallery with a spectacular collection of renaissance and baroque paintings and sculptures by the most famous artists. You can admire the pa
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  5. Castel Sant'Angelo4

    Castel Sant'Angelo

    Rome
    Originally built in the second century AD by the Roman emperor Hadrian as his mausoleum, in the 14th century, it was decided that the building should be turned into a castle and a special corridor was added in order to connect the castle with St. Peter’s Basilica. Today, the castle serves as a museu
  6. The National Museum of Cinema5

    The National Museum of Cinema

    Turin
    The National Museum of Cinema (Museo Nazionale del Cinema) is an Italian motion picture museum, that is housed in the Mole Antonelliana tower in Turin. The collections includes pre-cinematographic optical devices (magic lanterns), earlier and current film technologies, stage items from old Italian m
  7. Egyptian Museum of Turin6

    Egyptian Museum of Turin

    Turin
    The Egyptian Museum of Turin (Museo Egizio) is an archaeological museum in Turin that is dedicated to Egyptian archaeology and anthropology. The museum houses one of the largest collections of Egyptian antiquities, with over 30,000 artefacts. Highlight in the collection of the Egyptian Museum of Tur
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  9. The National Automobile Museum7

    The National Automobile Museum

    Turin
    The National Automobile Museum (Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile) is an automobile museum in Turin that holds a collection of almost 200 cars, representing 80 automobile brands from 8 countries. The museum is situated in a building from 1960 that has three floors. The collection of The National Autom
  10. Accademia Gallery8

    Accademia Gallery

    Florence
    The Accademia Gallery in Florence was founded in 1784 and holds Michelangelo's masterpiece - the statue of David. Apart from this famous sculpture, it holds other artworks by Michelangelo and a collection of Renaissance paintings. The marble statue of the Biblical hero David was created between 1501
  11. National Archaeological Museum of Naples9

    National Archaeological Museum of Naples

    Naples
    The National Archaeological Museum of Naples (Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli) is an hisotry museum in Naples mostly known for its ancient Roman remains. The collection the museum holds however, includes artifacts from Greek, Roman and Renaissance times, and especially Roman artifacts from ne
  12. Musei Capitolini10

    Musei Capitolini

    Rome
    More than five centuries old, the Musei Capitolini, the Capitoline Museums (which is a single museum) was the oldest public museum in the world, composed of three main buildings (the Palazzo Senatorio, the Palazzo dei Conservatori, and the Palazzo Nuovo) surrounding the Piazza del Campidoglio and li
  13. La Scala Opera11

    La Scala Opera

    Milan
  14. Museo Nazionale del Bargello12

    Museo Nazionale del Bargello

    Florence
    Museo Nazionale del Bargello is a museum in Florence that is housed in a 13th-century palace which is the oldest public building in Florence. It opened as a national museum in 1865 after it was used as barracks, a prison, and finally the residence of the Bargello, the head of the police. The art gal
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  16. Museo dell'Opera del Duomo13

    Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

    Florence
    Located just behind the cathedral, the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo was founded in 1891 to hold the works of art that were originally decorating the Baptistry of San Giovanni, the Duomo and Giotto's Bell Tower. There are over 750 medieval and Renaissance statues and reliefs situated over three floors
  17. Villa Necchi Campiglio14

    Villa Necchi Campiglio

    Milan
    Villa Necchi Campiglio is a villa in Milan that was built in the 1930s, where visitors can discover the way of living for the upper class in the 20th century. Tours in several languages are held in the Villa Necchi Campiglio. Check the specific times on the official website.
  18. Pinacoteca di Brera15

    Pinacoteca di Brera

    Milan
    Pinacoteca di Brera is a gallery where visitors can admire one of the greatest collections of Italian paintings in the world. The artworks exhibited here range from renaissance to modern art and includes works of masters such as Raphael, Caravaggio or the Bellini brothers. Most of the art here is of
  19. Basilica di Santa Croce16

    Basilica di Santa Croce

    Florence
  20. Galleria Doria Pamphilj17

    Galleria Doria Pamphilj

    Rome
    The Galleria Doria Pamphilj is a museum in Rome, housed in the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, the palace of the Doria family (who still lives there), which could very well be the largest in Rome still in private ownership. The museum mainly exhibits paintings. However the collection contains paintings, fur
  21. Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini18

    Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini

    Rome
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  23. Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte19

    Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte

    Naples
    Museo nazionale di Capodimonte (The National Museum of Capodimonte) houses galleries of ancient art, one of contemporary art and a historic apartment. The collection mainly consists of paintings, from two main collections, namely the Farnese collection, which includes Italian as well as internationa
  24. Museo Galileo20

    Museo Galileo

    Florence
    Museo Galileo is a museum in Florence where visitors can learn about the history of science. Housed in Palazzo Castellani, the museum boasts a great collection of scientific instruments from the Medici Collection dating back to the 15th century. The permanent exhibition is devoted to Galileo, even G
  25. Galata Museo del Mare21

    Galata Museo del Mare

    Genoa
    The Galata Museum (Galata - Museo del Mare) is the largest museum of its kind (that focuses on the Mediterranean) and is located at the Porto Antico in Genoa in the Palazzo Galata. In addition to the replica of a full-size Genoese galley, the museum features interactive exhibition spaces that illust
  26. Naples Underground22

    Naples Underground

    Naples
    In the underground of Naples lies a labyrinth of tunnels, tanks and cavities that form a real city which is the negative of the city on surface. The underground city spreads below the entire old town, its myths and legends are still alive in the imagination of all the neapolitans.. Come with us int
  27. Museum of the Treasure of San Gennaro23

    Museum of the Treasure of San Gennaro

    Naples
    Museum of the Treasure of San Gennaro (Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro) holds and displays the Treasure of San Gennaro, which is composed of art works and donations collected in 7 centuries of Popes, Kings, Emperors, famous and ordinary people. It mainly consists of jewelry, statues, busts, fabrics
  28. Museo di San Marco24

    Museo di San Marco

    Florence
    Museo di San Marco is an art museum in Florence that is housed in a medieval Dominican convent designed in the 15th century by a notable Italian architect Michelozzo, one of the pioneers of Renaissance architecture in Florence. The extensive collection of artworks contains paintings and frescoes by
  29. Museo di Palazzo Vecchio25

    Museo di Palazzo Vecchio

    Florence
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  31. Museo del Novecento26

    Museo del Novecento

    Milan
    The Museo del Novecento is a musuem in Milan that focuses on artworks by 20th century Italian and foreign artists. Its collection includes about 400 works, mostly paintings, photographs and sculptures that were made from 1902 till the 1970s. Major highlights include works by Braque, Picasso, Matisse
  32. Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo27

    Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo

    Rome
    Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo is the National Museum in Rome, housed in the Palazzo Massimo alle Terme. Erected between 1883 and 1887 in a neo-cinquecentesco style, it was a prestigious school until 1960. The ground floor features the notable bronze statues of the Boxer at Rest and the At
  33. Duomo Museum28

    Duomo Museum

    Milan
    The Duomo Museum in Milan (Museum of the Duomo of Milan) is a museum that originates from the cathedral, from which all the works on display have been taken. The museum is housed inside the Royal Palace. A tour through the museum also includes the Church of San Gottardo in Corte. The tour through th
  34. Vasari Corridor29

    Vasari Corridor

    Florence
    The Vasari Corridor in Florence is an enclosed passageway that was built in 1565 by Cosimo I de' Medici. Linking the Palazzo Pitti and the Palazzo Vecchio, this corridor is decorated with paintings by Raphael, Bernini, Rubens, and Rembrandt. There are windows in the middle of Ponte Vecchio that off
  35. Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli30

    Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli

    Naples
    Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli (Charterhouse of St. Martin) is a museum in Naples and is a former monastery complex on top of the Vomero hill. The museum houses collections of Spanish and Bourbon era artifacts, as well as displays of the presepe (Nativity scene) that is considered to be one o
  36. Acquario di Genova31

    Acquario di Genova

    Genoa
    The Aquarium of Genoa (Acquario di Genova) is the largest aquarium in Italy. The 3,100 sqm aquarium that includes 70 tanks containing a total of 6,000,000 liters is located in the old harbor area of Genoa. The tanks reproduce the habitat of numerous fish and reptiles. Highlights in the aquarium are
  37. Sforza Castle Museums32

    Sforza Castle Museums

    Milan
    The Sforza Castle is a 15th century Renaissance castle surrounded by massive walls and built by the Duke of Milan (Francesco Sforza) as his residence. Today, it houses many museums, including The Museum of Ancient Art, the Egyptian Museum, the Applied Arts Collection, the Museum of Musical Instrumen
  38. Pinacoteca Ambrosiana33

    Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

    Milan
    The Pinacoteca Ambrosiana is an art museum in Milan that was named after Ambrose, the patron saint of Milan. The museum is located in the Palazzo dell Ambrosiana, where the Biblioteca Ambrosiana, a historic library in Milan, is housed. The collection of the museum is divided over 24 rooms and includ
  39. Galleria Palatina34

    Galleria Palatina

    Florence
    The Galleria Palatinain Florence is the main gallery of the Pitti Palace that contains more than 500 Renaissance paintings from the private art collection of the Medici family. It was first opened to the public by the House of Lorraine in 1828. The collection includes masterpieces by Raphael, Titian
  40. Palazzo Barberini35

    Palazzo Barberini

    Rome
    The Palazzo Barberini is a Renaissance palace that is the joint work of three of the most admired architects of the era - Bernini, Borromini and Maderno. The interior boasts splendid works of art, too. You can find paintings by masters like Tizian or Caravaggio here, as well as the famous "La Fornar
  41. Galleria Colonna36

    Galleria Colonna

    Rome
    Galleria Colonna is a museum in Rome that is housed in the Palazzo Colonna that was built in the 15th century by Pope Martinus V member of the noble Colonna family. The Galleria Colonna holds and exhibits a collection of art that includes works by Titian, Guercino, Reni, Bronzino (Venus, Cupid), Jac
  42. Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna37

    Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna

    Rome
    Established in 1883, the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna is all about modern art. It hosts more than 5,000 artworks, both paintings and sculptures, that date from the 18th century all the way to the 1960s. Among its collection are the works of world-renowned artists like Cezanne, Van Gogh, or Mone
  43. Stibbert Museum38

    Stibbert Museum

    Florence
    The Stibbert Museum in Florence holds and exhibits a collection of over 36,000 artifacts, including a large collection of armour from Eastern and Western civilizations. The museum is housed in a villa that was once the home of English art collector and businessma Frederick Stibbert. It has 57 rooms
  44. Monastero dei Benedettini39

    Monastero dei Benedettini

    Catania
  45. Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci40

    Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci

    Milan
    The Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci is a science and technology museum in Milan. It is named after Italian polymath of the Renaissance Leonardo da Vinci. With around 16,000 exhibits, it is the largest museum of its kind in Italy. The main building was once a monastery. The a
  46. Palazzo Reale41

    Palazzo Reale

    Milan
    The roots of the existence of the Palazzo Reale in Milan go back to the Middle Ages when it served as a seat of the government of Milan. It gained major importance during the era of Napoleon when Milan was the capital city of the Kingdom of Italy and the palace was a seat of the viceroy. During Worl
  47. Civic Museum of Ancient Art42

    Civic Museum of Ancient Art

    Turin
    The City Museum of Ancient Art (Museo civico d'arte antica) is a museum in Turin that is housed in the Palazzo Madama palace. The museum is mostly known for its collection of paintings from the medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods. The museum consists of a total of 35 rooms on four floors. The
  48. Historical Museum of the Landing in Sicily 194343

    Historical Museum of the Landing in Sicily 1943

    Catania
    The Historical Museum of the Landing in Sicily 1943 (Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943) is a museum in Catania that is dedicated to the Allied landing on the southern coast of Sicily on July 10, 1943. The invasion of Sicily is considered the beginning of the liberation of Italy from fascism
  49. Gallerie d’Italia - Piazza Scala44

    Gallerie d’Italia - Piazza Scala

    Milan
    The Gallerie di Piazza Scala or Gallerie d'Italia - Piazza Scala is a modern and contemporary art museum in Milan that was founded in 2011 and holds and exhibits around 195 works of art from Antonio Canova to Umberto Boccioni and Salvatore Garau. The collection has a strong representation of 19th ce
  50. Palazzo Ducale45

    Palazzo Ducale

    Genoa
    The Doge's Palace in Genoa (Palazzo Ducale) was once the home of the Doges of Genoa. Today it is a museum and a centre for cultural events and arts exhibitions. Shops and restaurants are located in the courtyards and colonnade. Because the palace originated from the merger of a number of medieval bu
  51. Centrale Montemartini46

    Centrale Montemartini

    Rome
    Located on Via Ostiense in Rome, Centrale Montemartini is the newest exhibition space among the municipal museums of Rome. In front of an industrial-archaeological backdrop, it houses about 400 Roman statues as well as tomb inscriptions and mosaics. Set in the oldest power plant in Rome, the museum
  52. Bagatti Valsecchi Museum47

    Bagatti Valsecchi Museum

    Milan
    The Bagatti Valsecchi Museum is an important historic house museum nestled in downtown Milan. Nose around & see how aristocratic Milanese lived. The Renaissance art, decorative arts, furniture, scientific & musical instruments, sun dials, majolica, arms & armor and the rooms are preserved just as t
  53. Brancacci Chapel48

    Brancacci Chapel

    Florence
    Located in the Church of Santa Maria del Carmine, the Brancacci Chapel is notable for its outstanding frescoes made by Masaccio and Masolino, great Italian Renaissance painters. The work on the chapel was finished by Filippino Lippi. Some of the highlights include The Temptation of Adam and Eve and
  54. Museum of the Old Florentine House - Palazzo Davanzati49

    Museum of the Old Florentine House - Palazzo Davanzati

    Florence
    Built in the 14th century by the wealthy Davizzi family, the Palazzo Davanzati is layered with history. The palace houses the Museum of the Old Florentine House and is the best-preserved medieval home in Florence and was furnished with art and furniture from that period. After restoration in 2012, i
  55. Juventus Museum and Tour50

    Juventus Museum and Tour

    Turin
    The Juventus Museum and Tour is about reliving all the history and triumphs of Juventus, through technology, multimedia and memorabilia. In addition to the Museum visit, visitors can sample the most exclusive areas of Allianz Stadium by combining the museum visit with the Allianz stadium tour. Here
  56. Museum and Crypt of Capuchins51

    Museum and Crypt of Capuchins

    Rome
    The Museum and Crypt of Capuchins is located in a crypt under the church Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini. The museum presents bones of nearly 4000 Capuchin friars stored in the crypt. The bones are arranged into macabre decorations. The Capuchins have been using the church since 1631. So
  57. Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento52

    Museo Nazionale del Risorgimento

    Turin
    The Museo nazionale del Risorgimento italiano (National Museum of the Italian Risorgimento) is housed in the Palazzo Carignano in Turin. The museum is the first, the biggest and the most important among the Risorgimento museums in Italy. The museum holds a collection that includes weapons, flags, un
  58. Ara Pacis museum53

    Ara Pacis museum

    Rome
    The Ara Pacis museum (or Museum of the Ara Pacis) is a museum in Rome that houses the Ara Pacis of Augustus, an ancient monument that was initially inaugurated on January 30, 9 B.C. The Ara Pacis Augustae is an altar dedicated to the Roman goddess of peace: Pax. It was commissioned by the Roman Sena
  59. Museo Poldi Pezzoli54

    Museo Poldi Pezzoli

    Milan
    The Museo Poldi Pezzoli is a museum in Milan that was founded in the 19th century from the private collection of Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli and his mother, Rosa Trivulzio, from the Gian Giacomo Trivulzio family. The museum holds and exhibits works by artists including Sandro Botticelli, Antonio Poll
  60. Royal Armoury of Turin55

    Royal Armoury of Turin

    Turin
    The Royal Armoury of Turin (Armeria Reale) is one of the world’s most important collections of arms and armour. The collection is formed by the Savoy family, a royal family that was established in 1003 in the historical Savoy region. Highlights in the collection the museum holds include: the sword o
  61. Royal Palace Museum56

    Royal Palace Museum

    Genoa
    The Palazzo Reale or Palazzo Stefano Balbi is the Royal Palace in Genoa and is one of the major historic buildings in Genoa. It is a museum complex consisting of the historic residence, the adjoining garden and the art gallery, the gallery of the Royal Palace, which is one of the main galleries in t
  62. Chiesa e Museo di Orsanmichele57

    Chiesa e Museo di Orsanmichele

    Florence
  63. Jewish Museum of Rome58

    Jewish Museum of Rome

    Rome
    The Jewish Museum of Rome is situated in the basement of the Great Synagogue of Rome. The museum is dedicated to the history of the Jewish presence in Rome, which began in the second century BCE, but it also presents works of art produced by this Jewish community. A visit to the museum includes a gu
  64. MAO - Museo d'Arte Orientale59

    MAO - Museo d'Arte Orientale

    Turin
    MAO - Museo d'Arte Orientale (The Museum of Oriental Art in Turin) is a museum in Turin that is housed in a 17th-century palazzo. This oriental art museum holds one of the most important collections of Asian art in Italy, containing some 2200 works that represent cultural and artistic traditions fro
  65. Basilica di San Lorenzo60

    Basilica di San Lorenzo

    Florence
  66. Farmacia Storica degli Incurabili61

    Farmacia Storica degli Incurabili

    Naples
    The Ospedale degli Incurabili (Hospital for the Incurables) or Complesso degli Incurabili is an ancient hospital complex in Naples. Part of the complex, including the pharmacy, are now the Museo delle arti sanitarie of Naples. The museum exhibits archival documents, furnishings, silverware, sculptur
  67. Museo per la Memoria di Ustica62

    Museo per la Memoria di Ustica

    Bologna
    The Museo per la Memoria di Ustica (Museum for the Memory of Ustica) is a museum in Bologna that is part of the Gallery of Modern Art in Bologna. The museum was established to commemorate the victims of the Ustica massacre. The museum houses the remains of the DC-9 reconstructed and exhibited in the
  68. La Specola - Museum of Zoology and Natural History63

    La Specola - Museum of Zoology and Natural History

    Florence
    La Specola - Museum of Zoology and Natural History is a natural history museum in Florence. The name is a reference to the astronomical observatory founded here in 1790. The museum's collection is based on the Medici Natural History Collection and is best known for its collection of anatomical wax m
  69. Museum of the History of Bologna64

    Museum of the History of Bologna

    Bologna
    The Museum of the History of Bologna (Museo della Storia di Bologna) is a museum in Bologna that is housed in The Palazzo Pepoli Vecchio, a Medieval Gothic-style palace. In the museum visitors learn more about the history of Bologna. The interactive museum covers the period from the Etruscans to th
  70. Museo Pietro Micca65

    Museo Pietro Micca

    Turin
    Museo Pietro Micca (The Pietro Micca Civic Museum and the Musuem of the siege of Turin in 1706) is a museum in Turin dedicated to Pietro Micca, a Sabaudian soldier who became a national hero for his sacrifice in the defence of Turin against the French troops. The museum is housed in a two-storey bui
  71. Casa Milan66

    Casa Milan

    Milan
  72. Ducati museum67

    Ducati museum

    Bologna
    The Ducati Museum is a museum in Bologna that is dedicated to the Ducati motorcycle brand. The museum is located at the Ducati factory and holds a collection of Ducati motorcycles and some early non-automotive products. The collection illustrates the history of Ducati motorcycles and is told in a pe
  73. Sinagoga e museo ebraico68

    Sinagoga e museo ebraico

    Florence
  74. Pietrarsa railway museum69

    Pietrarsa railway museum

    Naples
    The National Railway Museum of Pietrarsa (Museo Nazionale Ferroviario di Pietrarsa) is a railway museum in/near Naples that is housed in what was originally the old Bourbon workshop Officine di Pietrarsa where steam machines for ships and boilers for locomotives were built. The museum features 5 pav
  75. Borgo Medievale70

    Borgo Medievale

    Turin
  76. Gallerie di Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano71

    Gallerie di Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano

    Naples
    The Gallerie di Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano (The Galleries of Palazzo Zevallos) is a museum in Naples housed inside Palazzo Zevallos. The collections of the museum include pieces from the Neapolitan seventeenth century up to to the twentieth century.
  77. La Triennale di Milano72

    La Triennale di Milano

    Milan
    Milan is the beating heart of the design world and La Triennale di Milano is the place to go to if you are interested in contemporary art and design. This design and art museum hosts frequently changing special exhibitions and events focusing on these, or related topics, such as urban planning or me
  78. Museum of Natural History73

    Museum of Natural History

    Milan
    The Museo civico di storia naturale in Milan (Museum of Natural History in Milan) is one of the most important natural history museums in Italy. The museum contains 23 exhibition rooms on two levels with a total exhibition area of 5,500 m². About 100 dioramas show scenes of fauna and flora in variou
  79. Leonardo3 Museum - The World of Leonardo da Vinci74

    Leonardo3 Museum - The World of Leonardo da Vinci

    Milan
    Leonardo3 – The World of Leonardo da Vinci is a museum in Milan that illustrates the discovery of Leonardo da Vinci, the artist and inventor, with working models of his machines and digitalized restorations of his paintings.
  80. 75

    Dialogue in the Dark

    Genoa
    Dialogue in the Dark Genoa is a museum in Genoa that is located on a ship in the Darsena area of the Old Port. It is dedicated to the rehabilitation and integration of people with visual impairment. Dialogue in the Dark takes visitors on a journey to explore daily environments & routines through the
  81. Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello76

    Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello

    Genoa
    The church of Santa Maria di Castello is a Catholic religious building in the historic center of Genoa, on the hillside in the district of Molo. It is one of the oldest Christian places of worship in Genoa and one of the most intact Romanesque buildings in the city. The Museum of Santa Maria di Cast
  82. Palazzo Rosso77

    Palazzo Rosso

    Genoa
    The Palazzo Rosso is a palace in the Italian city of Genoa. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage listed Palazzi dei Rolli on the so-called Strade Nuove in the old town of Genoa. It is home to one of Genoa's most important art galleries. Together with the nearby Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Doria Tur
  83. Bioparco78

    Bioparco

    Rome
    The Bioparco is a 17-hectare large municipal zoo in Rome which feels like a safari, as there are no fences/bars in many parts of the Bioparco Zoo. The Zoo is home to over a 1,000 animals from more than 200 species. Its two newest exhibits can be considered as main attractions: the orangutan expositi
  84. Museo Nazionale Romano - Terme di Diocleziano79

    Museo Nazionale Romano - Terme di Diocleziano

    Rome
    The Baths of Diocletian (Thermae Diocletiani) was a large public thermal complex in ancient Rome. The Baths of Diocletian were located on the summit of the Viminal. The complex was built from 298, commissioned by Emperor Maximian and was inaugurated in 306. Since Maximian was in power the lesser of
  85. Scuderie del Quirinale80

    Scuderie del Quirinale

    Rome
    The Scuderie del Quirinale (Quirinal Stables, or Papal Stables) was built from 1722 to 1732. The Scuderie, together with the Palazzo del Quirinale, the official residence of the President of the Italian Republic and the Palazzo della Consulta, the Constitutional Court, are all situated close to each
  86. Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia81

    Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia

    Rome
    The Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia is the National Etruscan Museum in Rome, housed in the Villa Giulia that was built for pope Julius III. The first rooms of the museum feature artefacts organized according to a double principle: topographical and chronological. Furthermore, the museum incl
  87. Explora82

    Explora

    Rome
    Explora in Rome is a science and history museum in Rome. With the motto "learning by doing", the museum features a lot of interactive exhibitions, full of various educative activities. These are divided into areas designated for children of a specific age. The Explora aims to encourage and help the
  88. Museo Opificio delle Pietre Dure83

    Museo Opificio delle Pietre Dure

    Florence
    The Opificio delle Pietre Dure is a public institute of the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage in Florence. The operating and research activities of the Opificio are focused on the fields of restoration, preservation of works of art and the teaching of restoration. The museum is housed in the ro
  89. Sabauda Gallery84

    Sabauda Gallery

    Turin
    The Sabauda Gallery (Galleria Sabauda) is an art musuem in Turin that holds the royal art collections amassed by the Savoy family over the centuries. The collection includes works by Netherlandish artists (including Gerrit Dou, Jan van Eyck, Jan van Huchtenburg, Hans Memling, Rembrandt, and Anthony
  90. Gucci Museum - Gucci Garden85

    Gucci Museum - Gucci Garden

    Florence
    Established in 2011, the Gucci Museum - Gucci Garden is devoted to the renowned Florentine fashion house founded in 1921. It's housed in a 14th-century palace and showcases plenty of goods including bags, clothes, and jewelry. The museum also contains contemporary art installations, a library, a caf
  91. Villa del Principe86

    Villa del Principe

    Genoa
    Formerly a private residence of the Prince Andrea Doria, today this villa called Villa del Principe serves as a museum. A monumental fountain adorns its small garden.
  92. Museo Diocesano Napoli87

    Museo Diocesano Napoli

    Naples
  93. Villa Farnesina88

    Villa Farnesina

    Rome
    The Villa Farnesina is a country house in Rome from the beginning of the 16th century. It is built in a U-shape and is located in the spaciously laid-out Farnese garden. The villa was built between 1506 and 1510 for the rich sienese banker Agostino Chigi. It is a masterpiece in which architectural d
  94. 89

    Stanze al Genio

    Palermo
    The Museo delle maioliche Stanze al Genio has an exhibition of almost 5,000 examples of Italian majolica tiles from the 15th to the 19th century, arranged over 8 rooms. The Museum is housed in a part of the seventeenth-century Palazzo Torre Pirajno in Palermo.
  95. MAXXI - National Museum of the 21st Century Arts90

    MAXXI - National Museum of the 21st Century Arts

    Rome
    MAXXI (Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo), the National Museum of the 21st Century Arts is a museum in Rome. The museum is housed in a building that was designed by Zaha Hadid and opened in 2010. In the same year it received the Stirling Prize from the Royal Institute of British Architects.
  96. Città della Scienza_Science Museum91

    Città della Scienza_Science Museum

    Naples
    Città della Scienza, the interactive science museum of Naples: an experience for the whole family. Corporea, a journey into the human body where you can play with more than 100 hands on exhibits and multimedia installations (in Italian and English). The 3D Plantarium, a simulator of the sky that fai
  97. Case Romane del Celio92

    Case Romane del Celio

    Rome
    Case Romane del Celio refers to the remains of a Roman residential complex below the Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo in the Celio district in Rome. There are many frescoes to be seen from different times and with different iconographic intentions. After a long restoration a museum opened here th
  98. Museo Civico Archeologico93

    Museo Civico Archeologico

    Bologna
    The Archaeological Civic Museum of Bologna (Museo Civico Archeologico di Bologna) is a history museum in Bologna that is housed in the 15th century Palazzo Galvani, once known as the Hospital of Death. The Archaeological Civic Museum of Bologna is one of the most important archeological museums with
  99. Museo Madre94

    Museo Madre

    Naples
    The Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, also just known as Museo Madre, is a contemporary art museum in Naples that is housed in the Palazzo Donnaregina. The museum holds a colleciton of works by artists including Sol LeWitt, Jeff Koons, Mimmo Paladino, Richard Long, Andy Warhol, Gilbert & Georg
  100. Villa Medici - Accademia di Francia a Roma95

    Villa Medici - Accademia di Francia a Roma

    Rome
    The Villa Medici is a large country house in Rome, built by Ferdinando I de 'Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, at the end of the 16th century on the site of the gardens of Lucullus. The villa is located on the Pincio hill, just north of the old town of Rome. In 1803, Napoleon founded a branch of the Fr
  101. Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna96

    Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna

    Bologna
    The National Art Gallery of Bologna (Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna) is an art museum in Bologna that is housed in the former Saint Ignatius Jesuit novitiate, inside the same building that houses the Academy of Fine Arts. The National Art Gallery of Bologna holds a collection of Emilian paintings f
  102. Archaeological Museum of Milan97

    Archaeological Museum of Milan

    Milan
    The Archaeological Museum of Milan (Museo Civico Archeologico) is housed in the ex-convent of the Monastero Maggiore, next to the church of San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore. The museum is dedicated to antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. On two levels the Archaeological Museum of Milan mainly show
  103. Museo Nazionale di Palazzo di Venezia98

    Museo Nazionale di Palazzo di Venezia

    Rome
    The Museo Nazionale di Palazzo di Venezia is a museum in Rome that is housed in the Barbo apartments of Palazzo Venezia. In addition to some rooms with their original furnishings, the museum houses a collection of important paintings from the 14th to 15th centuries, tapestries, ceramics, majolica, J
  104. Museo Nazionale Romano - Crypta Balbi99

    Museo Nazionale Romano - Crypta Balbi

    Rome
    La Crypta Balbi is a complex connected to the ancient theater of Balbo in Rome. Today it is one of the headquarters of the National Roman Museum. The Theatre of Balbus was an ancient Roman structure in the Campus Martius of Rome that was built in 13 BC by proconsul Lucius Cornelius Balbus (minor). T
  105. Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Altemps100

    Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Altemps

    Rome
    The Palazzo Altemps is a palace in Rome that was designed in the 15th century by Melozzo da Forlì for Girolamo Riario. In 1997 it was inaugurated as a museum and became part of the National Roman Museum showing ancient works of art with sculptures from Renaissance collections such as the Boncompagni

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