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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 from Wednesday to Friday: 2 pm - 6 pm

- Saturday, Sunday and holiday: 10 am - 6 pm


- Full ticket: € 7

- Pass ticket Casa Museo Lodovico Pogliaghi, Museo Baroffio del Santuario + Cripta del Santuario (validità 6 mesi): € 15

- Reduced ticket (under 18 e over 65, people over 10 people, students, soci Touring Club Italiano, Welcome Card Federalberghi Varese, BiblioArts - Sistema Bibliotecario Valli dei Mulini, AMEI): € 4

- Family ticket (2 adults + 2 o over children): € 18

- Free ticket: children 0 - 4 yo, disabled, touristic guides, 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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