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The "Amedeo Lia" museum is located in the old convent of the minimites of St. Francis from Paola, who settled in the town of la Spezia in about 1620. The collection includes about 1200 works of all kinds, classical, late antique, mediaeval, up to...more
It is hard to describe this outstanding collection. The building appears very plain yet clean and ordered as any of the great museums in Rome or Florence.
The collections are less known yet we were drawn in by the detail and quality of the work....More
Amedeo Lia died recently. He had a huge collection of beautiful artworks, and offered them to the city of La Spezia on condition that a top quality building be found to exhibit them. That was duly achieved. My favourite exhibits were the large illuminated music...More
El Greco's masterpiece exhibits here, good collection of sculptures. Bronze, copper, ivory and wooden statues, glassware, tin-glazed pottery and art objects which document the taste and culture of Italian and European art
In summertime tourists has so much to visit in La Spezia so this Museo Civico Amedeo Lia is better to visit in spring or autumn; there are nice french collections, paintings, very nice pieces, merite a visit.
The biggest museum from Spezia have 13 rooms.The collection includes about 1000 works of all kinds, classical, late antique, medieval, up to the 18th century. There are paintings, miniatures, bronze, copper, ivory and wooden statues, glassware, tin-glazed pottery and art objects which document the taste...More
If you need to escape the heat or the rain this is your best bet in La Spezia. A modest collection of art from the region of Liguria and beyond. I particularly like the collection of illuminated manuscripts and codexes. If you plan on visiting...More