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Museo Baroffio e del Santuario del Sacro Monte Sopra Varese

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An hidden gem

Few meters from sanctuary main entrance, this little museum welcomes you with a magnificent view of... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2016
Stefano R
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Varese, Italy
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A little gem, hidden away in Sacro Monte!

A nice little museum, with some wonderful, old pieces, some old Dutch artists, hidden away at the... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2014
Emile B
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Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Dec 30, 2016
“An hidden gem”
Aug 4, 2014
“A little gem, hidden away in Sacro Monte!”
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The museum opened in 1900 to preserve some of the artistic heritage of the Sanctuary of Santa Maria del Monte, on the summit of the Sacro Monte of Varese, a Unesco World Heritage site since 2003. Later on the Museum has enriched its heritage thanks...more
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Piazzetta Monastero, 21100, Varese, Italy
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Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Few meters from sanctuary main entrance, this little museum welcomes you with a magnificent view of the lakes. Inside a collection of paintings, sculptures, drawings, minated books and vestments. Works of flemish artists, Bodini, Guttuso, Sassu, Matisse and many others. Inside also the remains of...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 4, 2014

A nice little museum, with some wonderful, old pieces, some old Dutch artists, hidden away at the beautiful little village of Sacro Monte. The museum will take you not more than an hour or so, but you'll be hapily surpised. Enjoy the rest of the...More

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Emile B
Reviewed January 21, 2014

Don't miss this splendid and cozy museum. Small but well-organized, it's rich in masterpieces of renowned italian artists from medieval age to XX century. Enchanting the view to the city and the lakes. Check out the opening hours! Lovely : )

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Reviewed June 16, 2013

right at the top of sacro monte you find this gallery/museum. it has limited opening times so check before you visit. entry was 3 euros, well worth it to see some beautiful objects and paintings.

Date of experience: June 2013
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