Museo Diocesano, Spoleto

The Museo Diocesano (Diocesan Museum) of Spoleto is located in the archbishop's palace next to the Duomo. It displays religious art from Spoleto and Umbrian dating from the Middle Ages to the Baroque period, including a bronze bust by Bernini and several notable Madonnas.

Admission to the museum includes entrance to the 11th-century Church of Sant'Eufemia next door, famed for its rare women's galleries.

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Quick Facts on Museo Diocesano

Site Information
Names:Diocesan Museum of Spoleto · Museo Diocesano
Country:Italy
Categories:museums
Visitor and Contact Information
Coordinates:42.734972° N, 12.738647° E
Address:Via Aurelio Saffi, 13
Spoleto, Italy
06049
Phone:0743-2310
Email:museodiocesano@arcidiocesidispoletonorcia.it
Website:www.museiecclesiastici.it
Hours:Winter: Weekdays 10-1, 3-5; holidays 10-5
Summer: Weekdays 10-1, 3-6; holidays 10-6
Closed Mondays.
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Note: This information was accurate when first published and we do our best to keep it updated, but details such as opening hours and prices can change without notice. To avoid disappointment, please check with the site directly before making a special trip.

References

  1. Personal visit (April 19, 2008).
  2. Museo Diocesano e Basilica di Santa Eufemia, Spoleto - Musei Ecclesiastici Umbri

More Information

Detail of Virgin and Child on an Umbrian altarpiece of the 13th century. © Holly Hayes
Detail of St. Martin dividing his cloak on the same altarpiece. © Holly Hayes
Bronze bust of Pope Urban VIII, former Bishop of Spoleto, by Bernini. © Holly Hayes
Early 13th-century Madonna and Child statue. © Holly Hayes

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