Museo di Santa Giulia, Brescia

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Home to a historical museum, Museo di Santa Giulia was named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2011. After ancient remains were discovered on the grounds, the monastery was converted into a museum for the artifacts' display. View Roman houses that were excavated from beneath the orchard, as well as Bronze Age artifacts that were scattered around the area. You can continue your tour into Romanesque and Renaissance Italy in the basilica, where frescoes painted by Romanino grace the walls. Put Museo di Santa Giulia on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Brescia online day trip planner.
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  • Never expected such amount of historical material covering thousands of years . The cherry on the cake is the fact that this "museum" is not the usual Sammelsurium of pieces brought to a by purpose.....  more »
  • Well managed for a safe expérience during Covid. Pre booking makes it easy. Give yourself at least an hour and a half. Highlights include one of the most extensive collections of stunning floor...  more »
  • Absolutely gorgeous. The feminist photo installation is so captivating and the museum has exhibits in Italian and English. Staff are more than helpful (especially if you make an effort to speak Italian 😉)
  • For history lovers this is a excellent museum. Amazing Roman remains of two houses with mosaic floors and many artifacts. Also the Chapel and crypt are not to be missed. Very helpful and friendly staff. Allow 2 hours.

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