Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali

Menu

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.

    Learn more »
  • 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.

    Learn more »
  • News

    The (new) social role of museums.

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

    Learn more »
  • Projects

    "Sleeping Beauty" Project.

    The precious reserves of Italian museums.

    Learn more »
  • News

    Italian museums.

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

    Learn more »

Structure

Role,
functions
and team.

Discover

Activity

Services,
projects
and resources.

Explore
Gallerie estensi – Galleria estense

Discover Italy

Galleria estense.

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

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