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Musei di Verona

30/04/2010
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Verona è ricca di musei, i quali, sebbene non siano valorizzati al meglio, sono di grande valore. Il nostro itinerario per i musei di Verona inizia in Piazza Brà, presso il Museo Lapidario Maffeiano, fra i più antichi musei pubblici europei, per continuare nel Museo Civico di Castelvecchio. Percorrendo Via Cavour e il quartiere della Carega arriviamo presto al Museo Miniscalchi-Erizzo, la Galleria d'Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti e il Museo Canonicale. Attraversiamo infine Ponte Pietra e visitiamo il Museo Archeologico, all'interno del maestoso Teatro Romano, ed infine il Museo Civico di Storia Naturale.
Itinerary "Musei di Verona" has 7 stops:
A) Museo Lapidario Maffeiano
Among Europe’s most ancient public museums, the Museo Lapidario was instituted in 1745, thanks to the greek, etruscan, early venetian and roman epigraphic collection of the veronese illuminist Scipione Maffei. The collection includes 650 findings of considerable interest, including the greek reliefs admired by Goethe; there are inscriptions to exalt the value of writing as a form of memory and communication. The epigraphic material and reliefs are distributed by chronological sections in the courtyard, through w...
B) Museo Civico di Castelvecchio
The Scala family castle, built in 1353 and transformed into barracks initially by Napoleon (1805) and later by the Austrians, was furnished as a museum in 1925. Restored by Carlo Scarpa between 1958 and 1964, it hosts sculptural works from the XIV and XV century, panels and canvases from the middle ages and the eighteenth century. Additionally, objects from the lombard era are exhibited, including fabrics and arms. On the walkway and in the Hall of Mastio findings are exhibited of lombard white arms dating from 1...
C) Museo Miniscalchi-Erizzo
The museum is located in the old Palazzo Miniscalchi; there are fifteen halls where archaeological collections, XVI century drawings, Renaissance bronzes, marbles and ivories are on exhibit. In the ground floor hall temporary shows are organised....
D) Galleria d'Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti
The gallery includes numerous masterpieces of venetian artists of the XIX and XX centuries. Two halls are reserved for new donations of the Society of Fine Arts. For several months of the year, the gallery hosts a show of artists from the Civic Collection....
F) Museo Archeologico
The Archaeological Museum was founded in 1923 on the premises of the former fifteenth century convent of San Gerolamo, which is found in the area of the Teatro Romano. The exhibit includes greek vases, mosaics, sculptures, glass objects and utensils for daily use, from necropolises, sacred and sepulchral inscriptions found in Verona and her province. The museum building was built over the area of the Teatro Romano (which was started in the I century A.D.), where the remains of the stage, orchestra and cavea of the t...
G) Museo Civico di Storia Naturale
The museum headquarters is located in the sixteenth century Lavezzola-Pompei Palace. The museum, which conserves findings from various italian regions, is especially well-known for its extraordinary collection of plant and animal fossils from the diggings that are still in the deposits of Bolca, the fossil locality at on the slopes of the Lessinian mountains....

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