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Museo Diocesano, Spoleto

Detail of Virgin and Child on an Umbrian altarpiece of the 13th century. View all images in our Museo Diocesano Photo Gallery.
Detail of St. Martin dividing his cloak on the same altarpiece.
Bronze bust of Pope Urban VIII, former Bishop of Spoleto, by Bernini.
Early 13th-century Madonna and Child statue.

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.

Quick Facts on Museo Diocesano

Site Information
Names:Diocesan Museum of Spoleto; Museo Diocesano; Museo Diocesano, Spoleto
City:Spoleto
State:Umbria
Country:Italy
Categories:Museums
Visitor and Contact Information
Location:Spoleto, Italy
Coordinates:42.734972° N, 12.738647° E  (view on Google Maps)
Website:www.museiecclesiastici.it
Lodging:View hotels near this location
Note: This information was accurate when first published and we do our best to keep it updated, but details such as opening hours can change without notice. To avoid disappointment, please check with the site directly before making a special trip.

Map of Museo Diocesano

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References

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

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Title:Museo Diocesano, Spoleto
Author:Holly Hayes
Last updated:04/04/2009
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