The museums of Albenga
Part of the immense history of the city, it is preserved today in the city's museums: the Roman Naval Museum dedicated to marine archeology, the Ingauno Civic Museum where the testimonies of the ancient Roman and Byzantine Albingaunum are exhibited, the Magical Transparency Museum exhibits the finds vitri recovered during excavations in the necropolis of Albenga, including the famous "Blue Dish". The Diocesan Museum preserves a rich collection of works of art: early Christian finds, medieval paintings, sixteenth-century tapestries, precious canvases from the 1600s (including a work by Guido Reni) and statues from the 1700s. The Baptistery, the monument is connected to the Museum most important early Christian of Liguria. Recently built, it is also possible to access the Reserve Gallinara island Multimedia Center for a virtual visit to the environmental heritage of the Gallinara Island and Albanian territory. A symbol of agricultural production, it is also possible to visit the Oil Museum of the Sommariva family.
The new IAT at the Sala dei Consoli inside the Civic Tower includes the unified ticket office of three museums (Magical Transparencies, Roman Naval and Multimedia Center) and archaeological sites while access to the Ingauno Civic Museum, in the same location, is free.
The opening time (winter) is as follows:
- Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30 - 13:00
- Tuesday, Thursday 9:30 - 13:00 and 14:30 - 18:00
- Saturday and Sunday 09:30 - 12:00 and 15:00 - 18:00
To contact the IAT office:335.5366406
It is also always available the information point of the IAT network located in Piazza del Popolo, at Caffè Letterario in the gardens, open from Monday to Sunday from 6:00 to 00:00 whose telephone number is 0182 558444.
The historical and cultural heritage of the city of Albenga is managed by Fondazione Gian Maria Oddi.
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