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Directorate-General of Museums

Coordinates management, fruition and communication policies of state museums, to guarantee the development of the Italian museum system, and a high-quality cultural offering available to everyone.

Highlights

  • News

    European Heritage Days 2018.

    The initiative will take place in Italian museums and places of culture on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd September.

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  • News

    Italy’s National Museum System has kicked off.

    A network of museums and cultural places connected to each other in order to improve the use, accessibility and sustainable management of the cultural heritage.

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  • News

    The (new) social role of museums.

    At Artlab 2018, the Director-General of Museums, Antonio Lampis, delivered a speech addressing this current theme.

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  • Projects

    "Sleeping Beauty" Project.

    The precious reserves of Italian museums.

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  • News

    Italian museums.

    A journey in Italy, from North to South, discovering universally known masterpieces and less known cultural places.

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Gallerie estensi – Galleria estense

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Galleria estense.

The "Cabinet of Curiosities" of the Este Collection.
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Statistics

  • Visitors of state institutes

    38 milions visitors of state institutes
    38 milions visitors of state institutes
  • Venice the art city with the highest number of visitors

    Venice the art city with the highest number of visitors
    Venice the art city with the highest number of visitors

Source: Minicifre della Cultura 2014