Museo di Castelvecchio (Old Castle Museum)

Castle and Museum in Verona

Castelvecchio, Verona
CC BY-SA 3.0 / Federico Bruni

Castelvecchio or Castle Vecchio Museum,  is a medieval fort located in the historic centre of Verona, and constructed in 1354. It is currently used as the seat of the civic museum ; it is the most important military monument of the Scala family . It used to be called the castle of San Martino in Aquaro.

The Castle Vecchio sits on the banks of the River Adige and serves as a primary mode of defence for the city, this castle was the greatest achievement of engineering for the Scaliger dynasty.

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Visiting Museo di Castelvecchio (Old Castle Museum)


1.30-7.30pm Mon, 8.30am-7.30pm Tue-Sun


adult/reduced €6/4.50, free with VeronaCard

Address: Castelvecchio, Corso Castelvecchio, Verona, VR, Italy
Duration: 1 hours

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