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: from march to november, frrom Wednesday to Friday: 2pm - 6 pm // Saturday, Sunday and festive day: 10 am - 6 pm
Christmas opening from December 8 to January 8 // Special opening all year with prenotation
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
Dog of small size allowed if hold in arms, in compliance with the hygiene and public safety rules*
*Information by the Cite. For any other question please check the guidelines from the Museum
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Cover photo museobaroffio