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Palazzo del Podesta

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Interesting museum

The interactive museum focused on the 16th century Venetian impact on Bergamo is quite interesting... read more

Reviewed December 7, 2018
Marlboro, New Jersey
Probably better if you read Italian!

We went it because it was free. It's very interactive and some panels are in English but most is... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2016
Montesson, France
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7 Dec 2018
“Interesting museum”
25 Nov 2018
“Another great building on Piazza Vecchia”
All’ombra del Campanone, il Palazzo del Podestà vi racconta una storia che ha origini lontane: al piano terra, immergetevi nella Bergamo romana degli scavi archeologici, per poi salire al primo piano ed ammirare i meravigliosi affreschi del cavedio...more
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Piazza Vecchia | Citta Alta, 24129 Bergamo, Italy
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Reviewed December 7, 2018

The interactive museum focused on the 16th century Venetian impact on Bergamo is quite interesting and worth a visit. English text on the stands but exhibits themselves are all in Italian, which may diminish the enjoyment for non-speakers.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IlyaBurlak
Reviewed November 25, 2018

This is a massive structure built by the venetian and today serves as a museum. It is very good to visit and see how was the life in the old times. We loved it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 545medva
Reviewed October 10, 2016

We went it because it was free. It's very interactive and some panels are in English but most is in Italian. You can some old roman foundations. I think the idea is to see the influence of Venice on the world, how the venetians changed...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed July 16, 2016

Beautiful! awsome! inspirational feeling! Makes you feel humble to be able to visit and take in the structure of this wonderful palce

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank solotwa
Reviewed May 30, 2016

the Palazzo del Podesta is located on the upper city's main square, the Piazza Vecchia. Just step in and stroll around. Don't miss the library rooms in the second floor, and the two huge old globes. a discovery free of charge.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed September 23, 2015

We loved learning about Venetian Bergamo. The interactive element brought the history to life. We had a excellent museum guide who talked us through the technology.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Keera2
Reviewed August 14, 2014

I popped into the museum for a visit after I was done ascending the Campanone tower. The Palazzo del Podesta and the Campanone share a common entrance and ticket office. I also figured I had nothing but time to lose because I had a Bergamo...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

The museum is small but nicely done and the staff is so friendly that it is worth a visit. Very close to the cathedral, Piazza Vecchia, etc

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank sjpo
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