museums and exibitions, Genoa
Genova is city of arts and culture with number of outstanding art galleries containing many masterpieces from previous centuries. It is place of particular charm which attracted many artists to live here or to spend parts of their lifes in Genova or its surroundings.
Museo dell'Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti is located in Palazzo dell'Accdemia, adjacent to Teatro Felice. It combines the function of an artistic training school and a museum. Museum displays many impressive works of art dating from the 14th century onwards. Here you can see works of Piola, Cambiaso, De ferrari, Baciccia and many others. Academy has courses in sculpture, painting, scenography, graphis, decorative arts, art and design for business.
Amdission to museum is free.
A new special service offered by
the "Associazione Le Voci"
You can rent a cd-player with a complete audioguide in many languages to visit step by step the principal places of interest in the city.
Voice and sound will take you while walking in the history and magnificent places of Genoa
Available in many hotels and newspaper shops at a rate of 5 € per day
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
You have only to choose your preference....
THE GALLERY OF PALAZZO REALE
Via Balbi 18 - Genoa Ph. 01027101 Patrician residence complete with works of art and
furnishing. Rich gallery of paintings of highest quality
THE PALAZZO DUCALE
Piazza Matteotti 5 - Ph. 010562440 Rooms of historical importance and artistic prestige
such Doge Apartments, Hall of Great Council and Doge Chapel
THE GALLERY OF THE PALAZZO ROSSO
Via Garibaldi 18 Ph. 010282641
One of the grandest and most
important old aristocratic residence of Brignole Sale family
THE GALLERY OF THE PALAZZO BIANCO
Via Garibaldi 11 Ph. 010291803 Flamish and Dutch and Italian paintings
and also Genoese School paintings.
THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF THE PALAZZO SPINOLA
Piazza Pellicceria 1 Ph. 010294661 Residence of great noble Genoese
Families preserved with its historical furnishings
ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM D’ALBERTIS CASTLE
Corso Dogali 18 Ph. 010280104 Fascinating castle in neo-gotich style with
ethnographic and archaelogical materials collected by Captain D’Albertis in
America, Africa, Oceania and Asia and the collection of the American Catholic
CIVIC MUSEUM G.DORIA OF NATURAL HISTORY
Via Brigata Liguria 9 Ph. 010564567 Numerous zoological collections
of high scientific value coming from East Indies and Africa. Large selection of
skeleton of ancient Italicus elephant and ten rooms devoted to mammals
THE NAVAL MUSEUM
Villa Doria - Piazza Bonavino 7 Pegli Ph. 0106969885
Paintings, drawings, pilot books,
navigation instruments. Different kinds of vessels and Genoa’s maritime
history from its origin up to now
SEA AND NAVIGATIONS PAVILLION
Magazzini del Cotone – Area Porto Antico Ph. 0102463678
Reconstruction of old Genoa street with sailmakers’shop, shipowner’s office. Shipyard on
the beach with vessel during construction and copy of brigantine with captain
and crew cabing all at natural size
THE CIVIC HISTORICAL ARCHIVES
Piazza Matteotti 5 Ph. 010543793 Historical archives of the Borough of
Genoa with manuscripts of 13th century
THE MUSEUM OF THE RISORGIMENTO Via Lomellini 11 Ph. 010207553 Archives and historical library
pertaining the genoese patriot Giuseppe Mazzini and weapons and uniforms and
mementoes of famous personalities
Via Aurelia 29 Nervi Ph. 010322673 Splendid park right on the sea with museum of decorative
arts in ancient villa
THE ARCHEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Via Pallavicini 11 Pegli Ph. 0106991048 The fullest panorama of the most ancient
periods of the history of Ligurian region