These are the best museums in Genoa:
Galata Museo del MareGenoaThe Galata Museum (Galata - Museo del Mare) is the largest museum of its kind (that focuses on the Mediterranean) and is located at the Porto Antico in Genoa in the Palazzo Galata. In addition to the replica of a full-size Genoese galley, the museum features interactive exhibition spaces that illust
Acquario di GenovaGenoaThe Aquarium of Genoa (Acquario di Genova) is the largest aquarium in Italy. The 3,100 sqm aquarium that includes 70 tanks containing a total of 6,000,000 liters is located in the old harbor area of Genoa. The tanks reproduce the habitat of numerous fish and reptiles. Highlights in the aquarium are
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Palazzo DucaleGenoaThe Doge's Palace in Genoa (Palazzo Ducale) was once the home of the Doges of Genoa. Today it is a museum and a centre for cultural events and arts exhibitions. Shops and restaurants are located in the courtyards and colonnade. Because the palace originated from the merger of a number of medieval bu
Royal Palace MuseumGenoaThe Palazzo Reale or Palazzo Stefano Balbi is the Royal Palace in Genoa and is one of the major historic buildings in Genoa. It is a museum complex consisting of the historic residence, the adjoining garden and the art gallery, the gallery of the Royal Palace, which is one of the main galleries in t
Dialogue in the DarkGenoaDialogue in the Dark Genoa is a museum in Genoa that is located on a ship in the Darsena area of the Old Port. It is dedicated to the rehabilitation and integration of people with visual impairment. Dialogue in the Dark takes visitors on a journey to explore daily environments & routines through the
Basilica di Santa Maria di CastelloGenoaThe church of Santa Maria di Castello is a Catholic religious building in the historic center of Genoa, on the hillside in the district of Molo. It is one of the oldest Christian places of worship in Genoa and one of the most intact Romanesque buildings in the city. The Museum of Santa Maria di Cast
Palazzo RossoGenoaThe Palazzo Rosso is a palace in the Italian city of Genoa. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage listed Palazzi dei Rolli on the so-called Strade Nuove in the old town of Genoa. It is home to one of Genoa's most important art galleries. Together with the nearby Palazzo Bianco and Palazzo Doria Tur
Villa del PrincipeGenoaFormerly a private residence of the Prince Andrea Doria, today this villa called Villa del Principe serves as a museum. A monumental fountain adorns its small garden.
Palazzo BiancoGenoaThe Palazzo Bianco (the White Palace) is a palace in the center of the Italian city of Genoa, which, together with Via Balbi and Via Cairoli, forms Strade Nuove. The aristocratic palaces on the Strade Nuove (New Roads), including the Palazzo Bianco, are the core of the Palazzi dei Rolli. Palazzo Bia
Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo SpinolaGenoaGalleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola, The National Gallery of Palazzo Spinola (Spinola palace of Pellicceria or palace of Francesco Grimaldi) is a state museum located in a noble palace built at the end of the 16th century in Genoa. The third floor is occupied by the National Gallery of Liguria, wh
Palazzo Doria-TursiGenoaThe Palazzo Doria Tursi is a palace in the old town of the Italian city of Genoa. It is located on Via Garibaldi, which belongs to the so-called Strade Nuove, which since 2006 belongs to UNESCO World Heritage. As part of the Palazzi dei Rolli, the Palazzo Doria Tursi is also a UNESCO World Heritage
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Genoa Museum and Store - Genoa Cricket and Football ClubGenoaThe Genoa Museum and Store of the Genoa Cricket and Football Club is a museum in Genoa that is dedicated to football. With more than 500 pieces in its collection, it covers its entire history.
Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo DoriaGenoaMuseo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria (The Natural History Museum Giacomo Doria) is the natural history museum of Genoa. The collection includes nearly 4 million pieces from zoological, botanical and geological collections, with a special focus on animals, especially mammals and animals of t
Christopher Columbus HouseGenoaThe Christopher Columbus House (La Casa di Colombo) s an 18th-century reconstruction of the house in which Christopher Columbus grew up in Genoa, located outside the city's 14th-century walls. Christopher Columbus lived in the house between approximately 1455 and 1470. Today the Christopher Columbus
Museo DiocesanoGenoaThe Diocesan museum of Genoa (Museo Diocesano) is a religious museum in Genoa that is housed in the old residence of the canons of the Cathedral of San Lorenzo. The museum can be accessed through the cloister of San Lorenzo which was built in the 12th century. The museum houses objects from the dioc
Museo d'Arte Orientale Edoardo ChiossoneGenoaThe Museo d'Arte Orientale Edoardo Chiossone is a museum of Asian art in the northern Italian port of Genoa. The museum exhibits the collection of the etcher Edoardo Chiossone, which he brought together during his stays in Japan during the Meiji era. The collection includes paintings, prints, potter
Museo di Sant'AgostinoGenoaSant'Agostino is a church in the historical center of Genoa, located in an Augustinian monastery from the 13th century. The museum displays Italian frescoes, sculptures and relics dating back to 10th century.
Museo del Risorgimento Istituto MazzinianoGenoaThe Risorgimento Museum - Istituto Mazzianiano is a museum in Genoa that is dedicated to the events of the Italian Risorgimento and, in particular, to some leading figures of that specific moment in Italian history closely linked to Genoa, such as Giuseppe Mazzini, Giuseppe Garibaldi and Goffredo Ma
WolfsonianaGenoaWolfsoniana is an art museum in Genoa that is related to the Gallery of Modern Art (Galleria d'Arte Moderna) in Genoa and belongs to the museum group of Nervi. The museum is located in the former ducal palace. Founder of the collection is the American Mitchell Wolfson jr., son of media entrepreneur
Galleria d'Arte ModernaGenoaThe Galleria d'Arte Moderna (Modern art Gallery) is an art museum in Genoa, that is housed in the Villa Saluzzo Nervi. The museum displays more than 2,500 works including paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints.