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Museums of Verona

 

The Arena - Roman Amphitheatre

The third biggest roman amphitheatre in Italy and the best preserved. Site of the world famous opera season in July and August. You can go inside and explore.

Teatro Romano - Roman Theatre & museum

Open air theatre built about 75BC! During summer used for concerts and plays. There is also an interesting archeological museum on the site.

At the side of the theatre there are steps which will take you up the hill to Castel San Pietro from where you get a great view of Verona .

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Museo di Storia Naturale - Natural History Museum

A excellent natural history museum. Our grandchildren love it. There is a great collection of fossils from nearby Bolca.
closed Fridays. Entrance 3euros. Free with VeronaCard.
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Museo Nicolis - Museum of Technology

A new museum just outside Verona at Villafranca (near the airport). It has a fantastic collection of cars, motorbikes, cameras, typewriters, musical instruments
Closed Mondays. Entrance 8euros. 6-10yrs 3euros
www.museonicolis.com

Museo della Radio - Radio Museum

Located close to Juliet's tomb. This is an excellent private collection of old radios. Free entry with VeronaCard.
www.museodellaradio.com

Castelvecchio - Civic art collection and museum

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Not so much a museum as an art gallery housing the civic art collection. Works by Pisanello, Rubens, Mantegna, Bellini, Tintoretto, Tiepolo et al.
Well worth a visit if you are interested in art.

Monday open 13.30 - 19.30 Tues-Sunday 08.30 - 19.30

Scavi Scaligeri - Roman excavations & photo expo

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An amazing gallery installed in the Roman ruins under medieval municpal buildings in the centre of Verona.

Currently closed because of building works