Museums Brescia

Museums Brescia, hints on visiting

Museums Brescia, hints on visiting Bresciatourism

Museums Brescia. Discover a province that balances both past and modernity with its peculiar museums. Lombardy boasts a wide range of options for enjoying cultural tourism.


Brescia,  is often nicknamed as the "Lioness of Italy" when it fought back against the Austrian Empire in 1849. This historic event is remembered inside its Castle. It houses two important museums: the Risorgimento and the Arms Museum, displaying an extraordinary iconographic heritage and a section focusing on the "Ten Days" and an assorted armor collection respectively.


Do not miss the chance of visiting museums in Brescia's old districts, like the ones of San Salvatore – Santa Giulia, the Capitolium and the Palace of Martinengo da Barco. Here you can find the Civic Picture Gallery, with the works of famous artists such as Raffaello and Lotto as well as invaluable incisions made using various techniques.


Among some of the most interesting museums in Lombardy, there is one dedicated to the Mille Miglia. It showcases vintage vehicles that ran in the legendary race. 


Tourism in Brescia continues in the neighboring localities of Sermione and Gardone Riviera, where the Vittoriale degli Italiani stands, which narrates the life of Gabriele D'Annunzio and keeps his manuscripts and possessions.

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  • The Rambotti Museum was dedicated to Giovanni Rambotti, the first mayor of Desenzano and among the ones who got interested in archaeological excavations in this land. It keeps an extraordinary...
  • The Vittoriale degli Italiani, or Shrine of Italian Victories , is the monumental citadel built in Gardone Riviera on the shores of Lake Garda by the poet Gabriele D'Annunzio , together with the...
  • The Museum of the city of Brescia is located in the historic setting of the female Benedictine monastery of San Salvatore and Santa Giulia , founded in 753 by Duke Desiderio , then king of the...
  • Dedicated to the Mille Miglia, the legendary vintage automobile race, the museum was founded to trace the history of this historic event . The museum is located in the monastic complex of...

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