Palazzo dei Musei

Museum in Modena

Palazzo Dei Musei Modena
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Constructed during the mid-18th century, the Palazzo dei Musei originally served as a home for the military arsenal. Conceived by Duke Francesco III d’Este with the intention of providing a space for the General House of the Poor, the structure underwent remodeling under the guidance of Pietro Termanini in 1769. By 1788, its purpose shifted to become the House of Crafts. Today, it stands as the Palace of Museums, encompassing several significant cultural establishments. Positioned on the first floor, within the northern courtyard, you’ll find the central reception area for all these institutions.

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Visiting Palazzo dei Musei

Address: Palazzo dei Musei, Largo Porta Sant'Agostino, Modena, Province of Modena, Italy
Duration: 20 minutes

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