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Musei Civici di Pavia

The Civic Museums of Pavia are established after World War II in the Visconti Castle, built by Galeazzo II Visconti between 1360 and 1365. The visit takes place at’ interior rooms that still preserve precious frescoes età Visconti and Sforza. Despite being deprived of’ north wing with which the ducal residence overlooked the park, joining così the Certosa, the Castle retains the charming harmony of the masterpiece, among the mostù significant of’ Lombard late Gothic architecture.

Today  there you can memorize options admire a heritage d’ art and history, particularly related to citiesà Pavia and its territory, with masterpieces like the pieces of Lombard goldsmith, the parapets of Santa Maria Teodote, floor mosaics of the twelfth century, the wooden model of the cathedral, but also paintings by famous artists such as Gentile da Fabriano, Antonello da Messina, Giovanni Bellini, Vincenzo Foppa, Ambrose Bergognone, Hayez, Federico Faruffini Zandomeneghi…

the collections are spread over three floors and include archaeological and Lombard section of the Romanesque section, Gothic and Renaissance, the Malaspina Art Gallery with works from the fourteenth to the sixteenth century and the seventeenth and eighteenth century, the Picture Gallery of the’ nineteenth century, the School of Painting Civica, the Morone collection, the Landscapes of Pavia’ 900, Section 900/2000; the Museum of the Risorgimento, the Hall of the First World War, the modern sculpture section Gipsoteca, the Hall Collector, one dedicated to the Battle of Pavia and the Library Visconti, as well as spaces for temporary exhibitions in the Rivellino room and the stables .


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Viale XI Febbraio, 35
27100 Pavia


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