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Museo Diocesano Chiostro dei Canonici di San Lorenzo

Open today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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A good museum

The museum present the history of Genova art fnd has some pictures of Luca Combiaso. There is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
libius2018
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Moscow, Russia
2000 years of Genoa history shown by archaeological finds and works of art.

The Diocesan Museum of Genoa is housed in a medieval cloister of the twelfth century. Come and see... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
giorgiocannella
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Rome, Italy
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“A good museum”
11 Aug 2018
“2000 years of Genoa history shown by archaeological finds and works of art.”
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Set between the Cathedral and the nearby Palazzo Ducale, the cloister of San Lorenzo was built in the 12th century on the site of the ancient Carolingean defense walls as the residence of the priests serving the Cathedral. The structure of the...more
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Via Tomaso Reggio 20r, 16123, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum present the history of Genova art fnd has some pictures of Luca Combiaso. There is spetial room with traditional Genova tissue. Realy recommend.

Thank libius2018
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The Diocesan Museum of Genoa is housed in a medieval cloister of the twelfth century. Come and see bunches of grapes and a small altar, both 2000 years old, charred by a fire in the first century after Christ. Immagine your apartment in Genoa bombed...More

Thank giorgiocannella
Reviewed 21 April 2018

The exhibits here are interesting and worth seeing for sure, but it's the building itself you come to see. Make sure you buy the 24 or 24 hour museum card to get it included in your tour. The opening hours are a bit hard to...More

2  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 28 February 2018

It's taken 8 trips to Genoa to find this gem. I was lucky to have a pesto lesson in the bowels of the oldest building in Genoa. Dating back to the 12th Century, the museum has art even on the walls. An amazing find!

1  Thank artiemac
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Just steps from Palazzo Ducale (but on an alley not on the main street) is this somewhat hidden gem. I particularly enjoyed the Genovese Baroque artists. Please note that bags (including purses) are not allowed in but the Museo provides lockers for free. I missed...More

Thank Relax697847
Reviewed 5 August 2015

I can say safely that this museum is one of the most oldest monumental place in Genoa. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit here and spent some good time digesting the history of this place. Must visit for all the visitors to this city.

2  Thank Mitul M
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

Probably the only museum I have visited in Genoa which makes perfect sense: organized, peaceful, interesting... You visit the museum without being followed in each and every room by the people who work there, everything is explained (in Italian as well as in English), and...More

4  Thank Theetiquettorialist
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Very awesome religios and history art right in the heart of Genoa. Also the San Lorenzo Cathedral is magnificent, so don't miss it !

1  Thank CRISTINA Z
Reviewed 2 July 2012

This little museum is just around the corner from the Cathedral di San Lorenzo. Admission is 6 euros per person, but, as we learned when we were leaving, this admission also includes a visit to the Museo di Tesoro, a museum of treasures in the...More

4  Thank travelinjep
Reviewed 29 April 2012

Museo Diocesano, just around the corner from San Lorenzo on Via Tomaso Reggio is often overlooked by tourists, but it’s a very interesting museum and certainly worth a visit to see important works of sculpture, art and paintings. It has a little of everything including...More

7  Thank AnnArborMHT
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