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Museo di Sant'Agostino

Piazza Sarzano 35/R, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 251 1263
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Don't follow the street signs

Find on a map and visit. Lots of sculptures and old tile and pottery. The curator followed me all... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Our favourite museum in Genoa

Genoa has a long history and many of its older buildings have been destroyed or reconstructed. This... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Max M
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Piazza Sarzano 35/R, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 251 1263
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Find on a map and visit. Lots of sculptures and old tile and pottery. The curator followed me all through the museum. There is one room where photos aren't allowed.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Genoa has a long history and many of its older buildings have been destroyed or reconstructed. This museum is the place to go to get a view of medieval Genoa. Here they have fantastic pieces of old stonework and statuary together with some ancient frescoes....More

Thank Max M
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Having much enjoyed our first visit to this fine museum last year, we were looking forward to our return. Unfortunately on this occasion so many of the works were missing, including their masterpiece by Pisano, the tomb of Margaret of Brabant, that our visit was...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Located just a few steps from the Torre this gem of a museum in an old monastery was recommended by our guide. It houses a medieval collection that intertwines Art and history in a way that seems appropriate to Genoa

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We purchased the 48 hour museum pass and so attempted to see as much as we could in our short stay in Genoa. Our visit to this museum was left a bit late, so we did not have as much time to devote to it...More

Thank AMsays
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Not only does this museum have some extraordinary exhibits, the quality of the display is wonderful. The designer should be congratulated for the way the modern architecture with its steel and use of colour enhances the pieces on display. A great way to spend an...More

1  Thank gianlorenzo
Reviewed 12 August 2013

This is my third review of Sant'Agostino Musuem, so it's no secret that I really enjoy this museum, but for this review I have some very exciting news! The museum now offers a "60 Minutes in Museo di Sant'Agostino"; a self guided. English language, walking...More

1  Thank AnnArborMHT
Reviewed 20 July 2012

It’s been a long time since I last visited this museum; what a mistake! I was again amazed at the richness of art, how beautifully the art is displayed and how enjoyable the museum is. The works of art/sculpture/pottery/frescoes, architectural sculpture and fabulous paintings date...More

Thank AnnArborMHT
Reviewed 1 September 2010

Genova is a rough around the edges, harbor town that isn’t usually immediately appealing to tourists, but it contains many hidden gems. Sant’Agostino, or also known as the monastery of Sant’Agustino houses the Museo di Scultura Ligure is one of those gems! It contains fascinating...More

2  Thank AnnArborMHT
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