PERUGIA MUSEUM CARDS

PERUGIA MUSEUM CARDS
- On sale at the hotel front desk and in every museum of Perugia.
- Entrance to 5 different museums
- It allows free entrance for 1 child up to 18 years old
- Validity: 48 hours from the first entrance
- Possibility to rent Video-guide at special rate Euro 1,00

National Gallery of UmbriaPerugia (500 mt. from the hotel)
It is placed at the third floor of the Palazzo dei Priori and it is the main Umbrian museum. The Gallery presents marvellous paintings of Perugino, Benozzo Gozzoli, Beato Angelico and Bernardino di Betto called the “Pinturicchio” [ Hours 8.30 a.m. - 7.30 p.m from Thuersday to Sunday. Closed on Monday, 1 January, 1 May, Dec. 25 ]

Archaeological Museum of UmbriaPerugia (300 mt. from the hotel)
Close to San Domenico’s church, this building once hosted a convent and it became a museum at the end of XVIII century. It is formed of two sections: prehistoric and Etruscan – Roman section. [ Hours 9.00-13.00 / 14.30-17.30 - holidays: 9.00-13.00 ]

Rocca Paolina FortressPerugia (90 mt. from the hotel)
This fortress was built by pope Paolo III Farnese after the “salt war” in 1540, in order both to keep the city under control and to protect the Papal States. Antonio da Sangallo the younger built it in only three years, destroying a large part of the medieval city where churches, towers, palaces, houses, squares and roads had been. Inside the fortress the Servizi Museali Office helping visitors with documents and news . [ Hours 6.15 / 1.45 ]

Palazzo della Penna Perugia (100 mt. from the hotel)
It is placed just outside the Etruscan walls, nearby the Rocca Paolina and the St. Ercolano’s church. It was erected above a Roman amphitheatre and its monumental front is linked with the medieval walls and the civic door, called “dei Vibi”. It was widely renewed around the XVII century, when the noble family of “della Penna” reached a strong economic and social power. Today the Palazzo della Penna is the site of Cultural Activity of Perugia, while the Gallery hosts permanent and temporary, very interesting exhibitions. [ Hours from Wednesday to Monday 11:30-13:00 and 16:00-18:30, closed on Thursday ]

Nobile Collegio del Cambio (Exchange Guild) – Perugia (500 mt. from the hotel)
It was the ancient site of the money exchangers. It is formed by a vestibule with baroque ornaments and the audience hall with wonderful wood decoration and a marvellous bench made by Domenico del Tasso. In the upper part of the vault there are the frescoes by Pietro Vannucci called the “Perugino” [Hours: from Monday to Saturday 09.30-12.30 e 14.30-17.30, Sunday and holidays 09.00-13.00]

Nobile Collegio della Mercanzia – (Merchant’s Guild) Perugia (500 mt. from the hotel)
It was the place of the merchants’ guild during the Common period. It is an interesting rectangular site completely covered by carved wood. The pulpit with spiral columns was made by Costanzo di Mattiolo (1426) [ Hours:9.00-13.00 / 14.30-17.30 - holidays: 9.00-13.00 ]

Cappella di San SeveroPerugia (700 mt from the hotel)
It is the chapel where exist the only fresco in Perugia painted by Raffaello representing the Trinità. [ Hours: Wednesday to Monday 10:30 – 13:30 and 14:30 – 17:00. closed on Thursday ]

Pozzo Etrusco (Etruscan Well) – Perugia (500 mt from the hotel)
Etruscan architectural expression of II century b.C. 35m deep and 5 m wide. [ Hours: Wednesday to Monday: 10:30-13:30 and 14:30-17:00, closed Thursday]

Museo delle Mura e delle Porte Urbiche – Perugia (900 mt from the hotel)
It includes the biggest Medieval door in Perugia. Inside the museum there is an interesting didactic path showing the urban development of the city. [ Hours: from Wednesday to Monday 10:30-13:30 and 14:30-17:00. closed Thursday. ]

Museo Capitolare (Capitular Museum) (500 mt. from the hotel)
It is situated inside the Cathedral’s cloister and it gathers various works of 1300 and 1400. [ Hours: every day 10:00-12:30 and 16:00-18:00]

Ipogeo dei Volumni (6 km. from the hotel)
 It is situated 5 kilometres far from Perugia and it represents the tomb of the Volumni, rich and noble Etruscan family. It is composed of the entrance, the atrium and other rooms with volcanic rock ceilings. In this rooms there are seven wonderful urns which contain the members of the family. In the lower part of the Hypogeum there are mirrors, vases, weapons and other objects collected around the city. . [ Hours: every day 09:00-13:00 and 15:30-18:30]

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