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 


  •  from March to November: Wednesday to Friday from 14.00 to 18.00 / Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 10.00 to 18.00
  • from 8 December to 8 January

all year by reservation


  • Full price: € 7
  • Cumulative ticket Casa Museo Lodovico Pogliaghi, Baroffio Museum of the Sanctuary + Crypt of the Sanctuary (validity 6 months): € 15
  • Reduced ticket (under 18 and over 65, groups of over 10 people, students, members Touring Club Italiano, Welcome Card Federalberghi Varese, BiblioArts - Sistema Bibliotecario Valli dei Mulini, AMEI): € 4
  • Family ticket (2 adults + 2 or more children): € 18  
  • Free ticket: children 0-4 years, disabled, tourist guides in the exercise of the profession, card Abbonamento Musei Lombardia Milano

 Dog of small size allowed if hold in arms, in compliance with the hygiene and public safety rules*

*Information by the Museum. For any other question please check the guidelines of the Museum


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Cover photo: museobaroffio


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    Provincia di Varese