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Museo Civico Amedeo Lia

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It is hard to describe this outstanding collection. The building appears very plain yet clean and... read more

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Nice trip

It was really nice to visit the musium. Kids enjoyed a lot even if I thought they could get bored... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Federica P
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

It was really nice to visit the musium. Kids enjoyed a lot even if I thought they could get bored. I would really suggest to everyone

Thank Federica P
Reviewed 16 November 2017

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

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

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

Thank Iryna V
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Beautifull paintings and exhibition intelligently composed. Not for kids though. A wonderfull Collection af glass word

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Reviewed 4 June 2017

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.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 24 November 2016

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

2  Thank pifdark
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Well worth one or two hours of your time. Rather extensive collection. History runs deep in this Italian town.

Thank TallDutch
Reviewed 19 May 2016

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

4  Thank hepeden
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Amazing private collection of startling exhibits. Great pieces not only of historical value. Higly recommended visit. One of the best visits in La Spezia

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