Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama), Turin

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View more than 70,000 works of art at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama), one of Italy's premier and most varied collections. Explore the halls of the Palazza, an intricate building with origins in ancient Rome, as you admire creations dating from the Middle Ages through the Baroque era. Wander through 35 rooms filled with ceramics, carvings, and tapestries, plus classical paintings and portraits. Visit the museum's tower and terrace for views of Torino. Note that this collection is not Turin's Museum of Ancient Art (Museo dell'Antichita), which is located elsewhere. Using our custom trip planner, Turin attractions like Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This museum is doable in an hour or two. It has richly decorated rooms, religious artwork, extensive ceramics and a nice view from it's rustic towers....which are accessible by stairs or elevator... 
    This museum is doable in an hour or two. It has richly decorated rooms, religious artwork, extensive ceramics and a nice view from it's rustic towers....which are accessible by stairs or elevator...  more »
  • My mother and I visited the Palazzo Madama on August 28. The exhibitions are super and the building itself is incredible. What stood out was an incredibly helpful lady of the museum staff, who went... 
    My mother and I visited the Palazzo Madama on August 28. The exhibitions are super and the building itself is incredible. What stood out was an incredibly helpful lady of the museum staff, who went...  more »
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  • MUST VISIT MUSEUM IN TORINO !! Beautiful museum with full of architectural beauty and a glimpse of royal lifestyle during medieval times. They have a wide collection of paintings and excavations. Also, one can find a really beautiful gallery of armory with beautiful decorations of paintings on walls and ceilings.
  • Lovely perfume collection. If you arrive at opening time, none of the staff will have woken up yet, which gives it a Sleeping Beauty's Castle sort of feel.. : )

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