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Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama)

Piazza Castello, 10122 Turin, Italy
+39 011 443 3501
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Piazza Castello, 10122 Turin, Italy
+39 011 443 3501
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The annoying thing about 'Day' visits to large historic cities is that you don't have time to enter all Museums and Art galleries. This building looks magnificent situated in the Piazza Castello , it certainly holds it's own compared to the other buildings.

Thank ejfraser
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

I have visited Turin often in the last 2 years - in fact 6 times - this museum is not the flashiest museum - but with the beautiful view from the tower, and the exceptional garden, and the medieval art; and special exhibits, and a...More

Thank Jose H
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Pleasant place, with exuberant decoration that creates a rich atmosphere. Under the construction, it´s possible to visit the archaeological site of ancient theatre. You will find art, architecture and history from various objects and their scenarios.

Thank MSilva25
Reviewed January 31, 2017

This is an underwhelming art museum. Probably after visiting the palace art gallery, was expecting much more. Though the cafeteria in the museum serve good food. Not much art pieces and not much explanations too.

Thank houndy11
Reviewed January 21, 2017

The museum houses a large (and rather overwhelming) collection of various art objects from Piedmont on multiple floors. Unfortunately, the inner garden was closed when we visited.

1  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Reviewed January 5, 2017

This museum contains a bit of everything, from medieval, renaissance art (several masterpieces) to 17-18 century porcelain (the whole floor of it). The building is a nice renaissance castle shaped into 18 century palazzo.

Thank Depont
Reviewed October 12, 2016

The museum is housed in one of the oldest palaces in Turin and the Medieval and Renaissance collections are outstanding. When you are arted out you can go by lift to the tower for great views over the city.

Thank JimmyMack
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Whilst we didn't spend too much time in the castle itself - gallery, the new garden was lovely on such a hot day. It is reconstructed as it may have appeard in medieval period and having plenty of shade!

1  Thank LeavesdenMan
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a curious building in Turin that mixes 2 completely different architectural styles. Frontside is Neoclasical (maybe SXVII-XVIII) and middle & back is medieval construction. So you habe in 1 single place a kings Pallace and a kings Castle. Very surprising and at the...More

1  Thank EnricJ
Reviewed September 14, 2016

our favorite part were the early paintings and the medieval room. the baroque rooms were also exceptional

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carol j
March 15, 2016|
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Response from Georgescviorel53 | Reviewed this property |
At the museum there is no change of guard ceremony