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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

    2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage.

    The initiative of the European Union to promote the sharing of common values through diversity.

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  • News

    East meets West.

    The exhibition dedicated to the Maritime Silk Road opens in Rome, with precious objects from the Song to the Ming period.

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  • News

    The 2015 statistical data on Italian museums.

    The results of the 2015 survey of museums, archaeological sites and monuments that are open to the public are available online.

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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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Structure

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functions
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Activity

Services,
projects
and resources.

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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

  • Most visited state insitutes

    Most visited state insitutes Coliseum, Pompeii, Uffizi
    Most visited state insitutes Coliseum, Pompeii, Uffizi
  • The State Archives

    The State Archives 1.563.160 meters of shelves
    The State Archives 1.563.160 meters of shelves

Source: Minicifre della Cultura 2014