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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

  • Events

    Museums Feast.

    Back in May, the feast celebrating the Italian cultural heritage, with special events suitable to any kind of public.

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  • News

    Europa Nostra Awards 2017.

    Four Italian projects between the winners of the European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage.

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  • News

    "Sleeping Beauty" from Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia to the USA.

    First steps of the cooperation initiative between Italian and US museums as part of the international project.

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  • News

    Free admission to journalists in the Italian State museums.

    The Directorate-General of Museums confirmed the facility for the next three years.

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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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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Ferrara.

Where Renaissance art and architecture coexist with the remains of the ancient city of Spina.
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Statistics

  • Most visited state insitutes

    Most visited state insitutes Coliseum, Pompeii, Uffizi
    Most visited state insitutes Coliseum, Pompeii, Uffizi
  • Visitors to state museums by geographic area

    Visitors to state museums by geographic area 16% north, 64% center, 20% south
    Visitors to state museums by geographic area 16% north, 64% center, 20% south

Source: Minicifre della Cultura 2014