Museums

Archaeological city museum, Pegognaga

The Roman finds in this museum come from an archaeological site near the parish church of San Lorenzo, dating from the times of Matilda of Tuscany, and prove the existence

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Ducal Palace, Revere

The ducal palace was originally a Modena fortress, which was built in 1125 and later conquered by Mantuans. They added seven towers and called it the castle of Revere.

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Ducal Palace, Sabbioneta

The ducal palace was the government building of Sabbioneta Duchy. They built it in 1560-1561, after a fire destroyed the previous structure. It is a four floors building, and it

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Forcello Archeological Park

The archaeological park of Forcello di Bagnolo San Vito, a few kms  south east of Mantua, rises around the remains of an important Etruscan settlement from VI-IV centuries B.C.. The

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Galleria degli Antichi, Sabbioneta

This large arcade, built in 1584-1586, is an articulated brick building. Strangely, they did not construct it to connect different parts of a building nor two palaces; it just had

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Galleria del Premio Suzzara museum

Established in 1948 following a proposal by Dino Villani and with the backing of Cesare Zavattini, the prize was notable for its jury, comprising not only of experts but factory,

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Giuseppe Greggiati Opera Pia Musical Foundation, Ostiglia

The Ostiglia Fund collects autograph scores of Ferdinand Bertoni, Luigi Gatti and his brother George, compositions of Giuseppe Ferrari, Vincenzo Benatti, Giovanni Battista Merighi, Francis Comencini Anthony Facci, Louis Pellicari,

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La Gonzaghese della Bonifica dell’Agro Mantovano pumping station

An important feature of Oltrepò architecture consists of buildings erected for reclamation work and, here, they played an important role in redesigning the landscape.
One of the principal examples in the

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Mu.Vi. - Museo Civico Antonio Parazzi (town museum)

The museum hosts the following collections: fossils, vases, prehistoric tombs and relics, Egyptian statues, Etruscan-Italic relics, Roman coins, sculptures and objects, terracotta, paintings, pyrographed wooden chases, medieval seals and coins,

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Mulino sul Po

With the advent of electricity, the River Po’s floating mills were moved to dry land in the 1930s. The Bonizzo mill was the only one to continue working until the

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Museo d`Arte Sacra 'A passo d`Uomo'

This museum is in the old town centre, beside the parish church of Santa Maria Assunta. The building can be dated to the second half of the 16C.
In 1989, the

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Museo delle auto storiche Alfa Romeo

The restoration of the 20C theatre has reinstated the hall’s traditional U-plan, introduced by the architects in the 18C.
The space still responds perfectly to the needs of theatre acoustics but

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Museo diffuso Giuseppe Gorni

Designed by the artist himself, this is a point of reference for the history of local and Italian art. The building was designed between the two wars as a primary

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Museo diffuso del fiume - Conca del Bertazzolo

The lock, designed and constructed by the engineer Gabriele Bertazzolo from 1605 on, and dam, the first of which may be a work ascribable to Alberto Pitentino and aimed at

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Museum of the rural society, Bagnolo San Vito

An ethnological educational museum in an old farm courtyard, not far from the archaeology site, with a rich ethnographic collection and an educational project structured for different young visitor ages

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Palazzina Mondadori

Palazzina Mondadori in Ostiglia, first seat of Arnoldo’s printing house, has been recently restored and nowadays is part of the mutual agreement with Regione Lombardia, with the aim to make

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Palazzo del Giardino, Sabbioneta

This suburban villa was a leisure and relaxing place for duke Vespasiano.
It is a modest building with a wooden framed white façade. The outside was decked (1582-1588) by

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Pharmacopeia Museum

Pharmacopeia Museum displays the Losa Collection, purchased by Regione Lombardia and now seated at Comune di Ostiglia thanks to a mutual agreement. The Collection is partly made of apothecary moulds

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Pinacoteca Comunale

The core of the collection centres on paintings, drawings, sculptures and graphics by local artists, dating from the late 19C to the second half of the 20C and with works

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Po river II World War museum

This is a memorial centre about II World War events along the Po, the great river.
It retains movies, pictures, documents and relics from 1944 (first air raids) to April 1945

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