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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

    European Heritage Days.

    The event will be celebrated in Italy, on 23rd and 24th September, with the theme "Culture and Nature".

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  • News

    Summer nights at the museum.

    Special openings, shows, and meetings to experience cultural heritage after sunset.

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  • 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

    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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  • News

    Italian museums.

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

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Activity

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Galleria nazionale di Palazzo Spinola

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Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola.

The art masterpieces and secrets of this historic UNESCO World Heritage residence.
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Statistics

  • 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
  • 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