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Museo Civico

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Museo Civico Altomonte: a must!

The Museo Civico is an Exquisite museum of sacre art in the Dominican monastery adjacent to Santa... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
London, United Kingdom

We have come to love Altomonte in our travels in Italy.We make it a habit to visit the local... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Fairmont, West Virginia
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

The Museo Civico is an Exquisite museum of sacre art in the Dominican monastery adjacent to Santa Maria Church. It is full of medieval work of arts: paintings, sculpture, sacred vestments, wood and alabaster carvings etc. The exhibits are of high cultural achievement: the San...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

a small museum that takes only an hour to go through. The building itself is interesting as it has some history. Its something to do on a rainy or hot day in town.

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

We have come to love Altomonte in our travels in Italy.We make it a habit to visit the local churches and found this small museum nearby.This is a must see and the town is charming

Thank Muriales1950
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Combine a visit to the museum with one to the cathedral next door. The situation in an ex convent is beautiful and the collection has a handful of real treasures including early renaissance altarpieces, a panel by Simone Martini and a stunning alabaster relief. My...More

Thank JimmyMack
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Not expecting this at all in a corner of a small village but the art work, artifacts and other exhibits are wonderful. Just 3 Euro or 1 Euro for seniors it is great value. The court yard is also well kept.

Thank Brian440
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This monastery then convent then museum has history in the building as well as what's in it. The collection of paintings and clerical items is impressive and beautiful.

Thank Cathe M
Reviewed 18 April 2016

If you're in Altomonte, don't miss the Museo. It's quite small and it won't be crowded. The collection is lovingly exhibited. There are beautifully exquisite ivories. Nice medieval paintings by Simone Martini and Bernardo Daddi. Poster of The Madonna with the Pear is on my...More

1  Thank RonL40
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The many interesting exhibits in the museum are housed in the old convent adjoining the church. One area upstairs holds a number of old musical instruments.

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