Museums, galleries, libraries

 
Some of the most relevant museums, galleries and libraries:
 
 
- Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina (MADRE), Napoli
 

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Located in the very heart of the city, close to the Duomo, the Museo Archeologico Nazionale, and the Accademia delle Belle Arti, the Museum is hosted in the historical Palazzo Donnaregina, dated back to the 19th century. Turned into a museum into a Contemporary Art Museum in 2005, after having accomplished different institutional functions and undergone various damages, the building finally rose from the ashes, and it now includes an exhibition space, site-specific installations, permanent and temporary collections. Learn more about current exhibitions visit the website.


- Museo di Capodimonte, Napoli
 

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Located in the Palace of Capodimonte, a grand Bourbon palazzo in Naples. The museum is the prime repository of Neapolitan painting and decorative art, with several important works from other Italian schools of painting, and some important ancient Roman sculptures. It is one of the largest museums in Italy. Visit the website here

 

- Museo Civico Gaetano Filangieri, Napoli

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The Museo Filangieri is a private museum located in Napoles in Palazzo Como, a 14th-century palace. It is dedicated to the decorative art, sculpture, painting and rare books. For more information, visit the website here.

 

- Museo Diocesano, Napoli

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Inaugurated in 2007, this Museum is located in the 17th-century church of Maria Donnaregina Nuova and the 14th-century church Donnaregina Vecchia. Visit the website for more information.

 

- Pio Monte della Misericordia, Napoli 

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Pio Monte della Misericordia is a church in the historic centre of Naples, founded in 1601. It holds a remarkable collection of paintings, decorative art and liturgical art (located in the Museum) and a relevant library and archive. For more information, visit the website.

 

- Società Napoletana di Storia Patria, Napoli


The Society, located in Castelnuovo, is one of the national historical societies and one of the oldest and famous for the collection of rare books. It is also relevant for its research and editorial activities. Visit the website here.   

 

- Biblioteca Nazionale, Napoli

To use the catalogue and other services, visit the website.

 

- Servizio Bibliotecario Nazionale di Napoli 

Here is the link to the National Library platform.

 

 

Arts and Humanities Research Council


Arts and Humanities Research Council