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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 2019.

    On 21st and 22nd September, cultural heritage is celebrated in museums and cultural places throughout Italy.

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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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Museo e Parco archeologico nazionale di Locri

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Museo e Parco archeologico nazionale di Locri

The precious finds narrate the passage from the Greek colony to the Roman city.
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Statistics

  • Visitors of state institutes

    38 milions visitors of state institutes
    38 milions visitors of state institutes
  • 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