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Best museums in Italy: The Egyptian Museum in Turin

Best museums in Italy: The Egyptian Museum in Turin
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The Egyptian Museum in Turin (Museo Egizio di Torino) houses one of the largest collections of Egyptian antiquities in the world and is undoubtedly one of the best museums in Italy. The museum was founded in 1824 when the Savoy king, Carlo Felice, acquired a large collection of Egyptian artefacts. Today there are 6,500 objects on display […]

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Most Popular Museums in Italy: Ferrari Museum and Factory

Most Popular Museums in Italy: Ferrari Museum and Factory
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Italy has countless museums to please anyone. Whatever your interest is, there is a museum to feed your curiosity: history, art, wine making, olive oil, – the list can go on. The Ferrari Museum is certainly among the most popular museums in Italy. Located in Maranello, near Modena in Northern Italy, the Ferrari Museum and […]

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Best museums in Italy: the Wine museum in Torgiano

Best museums in Italy: the Wine museum in Torgiano
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Best museums in Italy are not always large and widely known. Some of them are hidden gems frequented mostly by connoisseurs of all things Italian. The Wine Museum (Museo del Vino) in Torgiano in central Italy is a good example. The museum opened in 1974 born from the passion of the Lungarotti family for history […]

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Best museums in Italy: Villa Farnesina

Best museums in Italy: Villa Farnesina
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Tourists visiting Rome often overlook the modest-looking Renaissance Villa Farnesina, yet for art lovers it certainly packs a punch. Central location, the evocative frescoes and uncrowded rooms, certainly, make the villa one of the best museums in Italy. Villa Farnesina was built by a Siennese banker and the Europe’s richest man of his days, Agostino […]

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