Museums & Monuments
Museums & Monuments - 16 Listings
Civico Museo Storico Archeologico
Museum dedicated to the first Savonese settlements, displaying finds from digs in the local area, including mosaics, ceramics and items made in bronze. At the Complesso monumentale del Priamar, Corso Mazzini, 17100 Savona (SV).
Il Museo dell'Italia che Canta
A museum dedicated to stars of Italian music with Luciano Pavarotti as its honorary President. At Via Roma 108, 18019 Vallecrosia (IM).
Museo Amedeo Lia
Fine art museum in a restored 17th century convent. With works by masters such as Tintoretto, Titian and Bellini. Closed Mondays. At Via Prione 234, La Spezia (SP).
- Visit website
- Tel: 0187 731 100
Museo Centrale dell'Istituto Storico della Resistenza
The Imperia second world war resistance memorial museum. With relics from the Nazi-Fascist period and photographs of the local partisans. Closed throughout August. At Via Cascione 86 Imperia (IM).
- Tel: 0183 650 755
San Remo Civic museum, split into various exhibits including the bronze age and Roman era. At Palazzo Borea d'Olmo Via Matteotti 143, San Remo (IM).
- Tel: 0184 531 942
Museo Civico U. Formentini
Civic museum with finds from excavations in Lunigiana dating back to the Bronze age. Other sections of the museum are devoted to La Spezia folklore. At Via Curtatone 9, La Spezia (SP).
- Tel: 0187 739 537
The Imperia olive tree museum, with exhibitions depicting the symbol of the Mediterranean region. Online museum visits also available. At Via Garessio 11/13, Imperia (IM).
Museo Etnografico Ortonovo
Ethnographic museum housed in a former working oil mill, giving an insight into life in Liguria in times gone by. At Via Cannetolo Fraz. Casano, 19034 Ortonovo (SP).
- Tel: 0187 690 111
Museo Navale Internazionale del Ponente Ligure
Imperia naval museum with exhibits from all over the world. Group visits available upon prior request. At Pizza Duomo 11, Imperia (IM).
- Tel: 0183 645 72
Museo Nazionale dei Trasporti
Italian national museum of transport. The collection consists of trams, trains and buses, many of which have been meticulously restored. Schools and groups welcome. At via Fossitermi, La Spezia (SP).
Museo Nazionale dell'Antartide
Italian national Antarctica museum, promoting knowledge about the Antarctic continent with particular reference to the biological and ecological fields. At Palazzina Millo Area Expo' Porto Antico, 16132 Genoa (GE).
Museo Tecnico Navale
Naval museum housing relics from various Mediterranean sea battles. Displays include navigational instruments, ship log books and weapons. Closed on Sundays. At Viale Amendola 1, La Spezia (SP).
- Tel: 0187 770 750
A collection of Italian, Flemish, Genoese and pictorial art bridging the 15th and 18th centuries. Closed Mondays. At Via Garibaldi 11, Genoa (GE).
Once the seat of Genoa's rulers, now home to a jazz museum, bookshop, cafe and restaurant. The Palace is open every day. At Piazza Matteotti 9, 16123 Genoa (GE).
17th century mansion-museum of noteworthy architectural and decorative interest. With works by Van Dyck, Durer, Veronese and Strozzi. There is also a documentation centre on Genoa's past and artistic heritage. At Via Garibaldi 18, Genoa (GE).
Art museum housing many works from the Renaissance period. There is also a display of local ceramics. The museum is located in the medieval Palazzo Pozzobonello, Via Quarda Superiore 7, Savona (SV).
- Tel: 019 828 601