Varese, land of experiences

Museo Baroffio e del Santuario del Sacro Monte sopra Varese

Dedicated to the ones interested in the history of Santa Maria del Monte, it includes and shows romanesque sculptures, precious miniatures, a collection of important paintings of Giuseppe Baroffio Dall’Aglio and a section of sacred art from the 20th century

You'll find 20th century bright rooms but also hidden old rooms situated under the Sanctuary, with remains of fifteenth-century frescos. The museum includes also a beautiful terrace with one of the most beautiful views in Lombardia. 

The Madonna con il Bambino by Domenico and Lanfranco from Ligurno is the symbol painting of the museum. 


ADDRESS: Piazzetta del Monastero - Varese 

OPENING HOURS: da marzo a novembre da mercoledì a venerdì: 14.00 - 18.00  //  sabato, domenica e festivi: 10.00 - 18.00 
Apertura natalizia dall'8 dicembre all'8 gennaio  //  Aperture straordinarie tutto l'anno su prenotazione

TICKETS: Full price ticket for the musuem € 5 // Combined ticket (you can visit the three main museum in Sacro Monte di Varese and it lasts 6 months) € 12 // Reduced ticket (kids 4-12 years and groups): € 3


Plan your stay and your experience in the land of the lakes.

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    Lago Maggiore Meeting Industry
    Road to wellness
    Provincia di Varese
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