Palazzo Coronini Cronberg Foundation
Palazzo Coronini Cronberg is a historic residence dating back to the end of the sixteenth century, today the seat of the foundation of the same name.
Walking through the fifteen rooms that make up the museum itinerary, including the room where Charles X of Bourbon , the last king of France, died in 1836, the visitor is transported by magic back in time, thanks to the warm and suggestive atmosphere of the rooms sixteenth- and seventeenth-century furnishings on the ground floor, the sumptuous eighteenth-century living rooms, the empire rooms and the nineteenth-century rooms on the main floor.
Ornaments, silver, porcelain, crystal, photographs, portraits and everyday objects recreate the atmosphere of a truly lived-in home, allowing the presence of the former owners to be perceived in every room.
Among memories and family heirlooms you can admire works of art of extraordinary value: paintings by Alessandro Magnasco, Giambattista Langetti, Giuseppe Tominz, Rosalba Carriera and Elisabth Vigée Le Brun, sculptures by Bertel Thorvaldsen and Franz Xaver Messerschmidt.
The Palace is surrounded by a splendid five-hectare English park, in which important archaeological finds from Aquileia can be discovered, an elegant Liberty-style temple, rare and precious plants: ash trees, linden trees, Himalayan cedars, exotic plants such as palms , medlar trees, bamboo and a centenary cork oak.