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Casa Museo Lodovico Pogliaghi

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A gem

Most of the people who walk up Sacro Monte don't even realize the existence of this small museum on... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
JackRossi
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Varese, Italy
The BEST Reason to Visit Varese

I was Wow'd by Lodovico Pogliaghi's determination to create a truly unique showcase of his... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
MarcoPro2050
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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 Jun 2018
“A gem”
8 Nov 2017
“The BEST Reason to Visit Varese”
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Viale delle Cappelle | Localita Santa Maria del Monte, Varese, Italy
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Most of the people who walk up Sacro Monte don't even realize the existence of this small museum on the left side of the path. The Villa hosts a very dense and eclectic collection that spans from Egyptian and Roman artifacts to Chinese vases and...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I was Wow'd by Lodovico Pogliaghi's determination to create a truly unique showcase of his antiquities that he assembled in his lifetime working throughout Northern Italy. It is reminiscent for me of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. I spent nearly an hour inside...More

Thank MarcoPro2050
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Have you ever visited a museum that includes, among other, Roman statues, Egyptian sarcophagi, Chinese vases, gilded ceilings, alabaster windows and the original model of a magnificent Gothic Cathedral (the Duomo of Milan, specifically) ...? Pogliaghi house museum is all this and also a wonderful...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

when i visit Italy 11th July 2016, Varese is my Point of entry where my cousins lived its about 45 minutes away from Milan. my 2nd Day in Varese my cousin told me to visit this place and i must say when we reached the...More

2  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 26 June 2016

i stumbled upon this by accident. I had walked past this museum for years without knowing anything about the amazing person who built the extremely original house, collected random articles such as ancient Egyptian coffins, Greek statues and Ming vases and sculpted the bronze doors...More

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During Xmas time the museum has the following opening hours: From 26/12 to 05/01: 14.00 – 17.30. From 06/01 to 08/01: 10.00 – 17.30. You can reach the museum by public transportation: bus line "C" brings you from Varese... More
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