UNESCO World Heritage


Every major city has a number of local museums, but some of them have national and international relevance.

These are some of the most important permanent collections.

Uffizi Museum
( in Florence, is one of the greatest museums in the world and a must see. Given the great number of visitors, advance ticket reservation is a good idea, to avoid hour-long queues.
Brera art gallery
(http://www.brera.benicult...) in Milan is a prestigious museum held in a fine 17th-century palace, which boasts several paintings, including notable ones from the Renaissance era.
The Etruscan Academy Museum of the City of Cortona
( in Cortona, Tuscany.
Egyptian Museum
( in Turin, holds the second-largest Egyptian collection in the world, after Egypt's Cairo Museum collection.
The Aquarium
( in Genoa, one of the largest and most beautiful in the world, is in the Porto Antico ancient port in an area completely renewed by architect Renzo Piano in 1992.
Science and Technology Museum
( in Milan, one of the largest in Europe, holds collections about boats, airplanes, trains, cars, motorcycles, radio and energy. Recently has also acquired the Toti submarine, which is open to visitors.
Roman Civilization Museum
(http://www2.comune.roma.i...) in Rome, hold the world's largest collection about ancient Rome and a marvellous reproduction scale 1:250 of the entire Rome area in 325 A.D., the age of Constantine the Great.
National Cinema Museum
(http://www.museonazionale...) in Turin, located inside the wonderful Mole Antonelliana, historical building and symbol of the city.
Automobile Museum
( in Turin, one of the largest in the world, with a 170 car collection covering the entire history of automobiles.
The Vatican Museum
Not, strictly speaking, in Italy as the Vatican is a separate territory. Visit the museum to see the Sistine Chapel, the rooms painted by Raphael, some amazing early maps and much, much more.
The Etruscan Museum at Villa Giulia, Rome
Amazing collection of Etruscan art.







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