Most visited Museums

Please find below the 12 most visited museums of Friuli Venezia Giulia with number of visitors for each one of them (data provided by each museum in 2004):


Museo Storico del Castello di Miramare, Trieste (TS): 257.291

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Overlooking the sea and surrounded by a magnificent park, the splendid villa built in the XIX century for Maximilian of Augsburg displays a number of furnished rooms full of works of art.

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Casa della Terza Armata, Fogliano Redipuglia (GO): 200.000

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Uniforms, weapons, documents, maps, posters, but also vintage photographs, paintings and sculptures on show in a museum gathering memories of the military front based in the Isonzo area during the First World War.

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Civico Museo del Castello di S. Giusto e Lapidario Tergestino, Trieste (TS): 183.944

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In the XVI century Castello di S. Giusto XIV-XIX century pieces of furniture, paintings and weapons are displayed. Roman vestiges from the city of Tegeste are displayed in the near-by lapidary.

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Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba – Monumento Nazionale, Trieste (TS): 133.908

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A venue of tragic events turned into a National Monument in 1965 to honour the victims of Nazism during the Second World War.

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Civico Aquario Marino, Trieste (TS): 58.450

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Set in an old liberty-style building, this museum turns into a meeting point between human beings and the water world: sea, lake and tropical fishes, amphibians, reptiles and penguins.

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Casa delle Farfalle, Bordano (UD): 44.838

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Hundreds of butterflies are hosted in three big greenhouse-gardens reproducing their natural habitats: tropical Africa, the Indo-Australian area and the Amazon’s basin.

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Castello di Gorizia – Museo del Medioevo Goriziano, Gorizia (GO): 38.106

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Vintage objects and works of art illustrating the history of the Gorizia County in the first 500 years are on display at the medieval castle, symbol of the city.

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Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Aquileia (UD): 34.535

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The XIX century Villa Cassis Faraone exhibits a rich collections of archaeological finds testifying over seven centuries of history of the antique town of Aquileia, founded by the Romans in 181 b.C.

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Musei Provinciali di Gorizia, Gorizia (GO): 26.789

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Collezione Archeologica
Museo della Grande Guerra
Museo della Moda e delle Arti Applicate
Museo di Storia e Arte

 

Museo Abbazia Benedettina Santa Maria in Sylvis, Sesto al Reghena (PN): 25.000

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An ancient Benedictine abbey founded during the Longobards age hosts a large exhibition of grave vestiges and sculptures ranging from the Roma age up to the Middle Age.

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Scuola mosaicisti del Friuli, Spilimbergo (PN): 25.000

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An exhibition of works made by the artists who studied in his laboratories is on display in the school founded in 1922 for mosaic crafts and the terrace.

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Museo Storico “La zona Carnia nella Grande Guerra”, Paluzza (UD): 25.000

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A museum recalling the events of the Great War occurred in the front line area known as Zona Carnia. A section is dedicated to the Portatrici Carniche, valiant women supporting the troops.

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Sito realizzato dal Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali

Direzione Regionale per i Beni Culturali e Paesaggistici del Friuli Venezia Giulia
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