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RS bozen stadtmuseum museocivico bolzano

Bolzano Municipal Museum

The Bolzano Municipal Museum near the Museum of Archaeology and the Municipal Library is the oldest museum of South Tyrol.

In the distant 1882 the Bolzano Museum Association was founded to save from destruction archaeological findings and historical objects - of the so-called "elevated arts", for instance - and preserve it for oncoming generations. In 1905 the palace of the Bolzano Municipal Museum was built according to plans of Alois Delug in the Via Cassa di Risparmio road near the Talvera Bridge, replacing the late medieval Hurlach Residence. And there it still stands today, managed by the Bolzano Museum Association and the Cultural Department of Bolzano (Bozen).

The collection comprises 15,000 objects which tell about the archaeology, the art and the popular culture in Tyrol, but only a part of them is on display: stucco works, fresco paintings, carvings, religious artworks, outstanding works of the goldsmith's art from the Gothic and Baroque periods as well as traditional costumes of the 19th century. The remaining objects were catalogued and have been stored. The freely accessible museum's library, however, comprises 30,000 volumes and 800 journals. The Bolzano Municipal Museum was restored and enlarged in the years between 2003 and 2011, since then the tower - which by the way offers a fantastic view on the town - and part of the collections have been made accessible again. Special exhibitions complete the museum offer.

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Opening times

  • Fri 02 Dec 10:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 03 Dec 10:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 04 Dec 10:00 - 18:00
  • Mon 05 Dec closed
  • Tue 06 Dec 10:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 07 Dec 10:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 08 Dec 10:00 - 18:00

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Winter 2022/23 (11/01/2022 - 04/30/2023)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 10:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 18:00

All Saints 2022 (11/01/2022) 10:00 - 18:00

Immaculate Conception 2022 (12/08/2022) 10:00 - 18:00

Christmas' Eve 2022 (12/24/2022) closed

Christmas 2022 (12/25/2022) closed

Boxing Day 2022 (12/26/2022) closed

New Year's Eve 2022 (12/31/2022) 10:00 - 16:00

New Year 2023 (01/01/2023) closed

Epiphany 2023 (01/06/2023) 10:00 - 18:00

Easter 2023 (04/09/2023) 10:00 - 18:00

Easter Monday 2023 (04/10/2023) closed

Liberation Day 2023 (04/25/2023) 10:00 - 18:00

Admission

free admission

More information

Guided tours upon request by calling +39 0471 095474.

The Bolzano Municipal Museum stays open all year round.

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