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Tempio Voltiano

Viale Marconi | Villa Olmo, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 574705
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Interesting building

No time to go in but the building looks imposing as you approach Como by lake steamer. It is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fareham, United Kingdom
An interesting place

A small museum dedicated to the life work of a very important scientist. Location on the edge of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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The neoclassic building houses a museum dedicated to the inventor of the electric battery, Alessandro Volta, and exhibits some of his original instruments.
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  • Very good49%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Viale Marconi | Villa Olmo, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 574705

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No time to go in but the building looks imposing as you approach Como by lake steamer. It is situated a short walk for the pier.

Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small museum dedicated to the life work of a very important scientist. Location on the edge of the lake was great. Worth a visit if interested in science.

Thank wimbledonjoshis86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This nice temple Voltiano is located in Viale Marconi and is dedicated to Alessandro Volta, (1745-1827) he was an italian physician, a pioneering in electricity, the unity of the electrical circuit, and so it was called Volt; the temple is a museum with nice white...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Tempio Voltiano is a museum dedicated for the research and achievements of Alessandro Volta who was born in Como. We should be thankful for his invention of the electrical battery as without it no Cell Phone could exist.

Thank Sharon_zz
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Had not really researched the sites on the edge of lake Como so surprised to find this building within the rotunda of the gardens and just 10 minutes walk from the Como's waterfront. It was built in 1927 to celebrate the first century of the...More

Thank jane h
Reviewed 2 June 2017

An interesting museum in a beautiful building particularly if you appreciate the history and invention of the electric battery.

Thank AnHallam
Reviewed 16 May 2017

When the suns out just looking at this while having a ice cream on the bench outside is mesmerising. If you love your history have a look inside not a lot to see but it does have is good.

Thank Sagir E
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This neoclassical style museum w/ attractive Corinthian columns & statues was built in 1927 and is located around the scenic port & marina of Como. It's dedicated to local physicist & chemist Alessandro Volta (1745-1827) who was a pioneer in electricity and invented the Voltaic...More

Thank T-Bird1974
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We did not venture inside the building as I wasn't really interested in the inventions, etc but the building in itself is beautiful and sits perfectly by the lakeside.

Thank Sarah I
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We visit Como as it is on our way back from Milano to Switzerland and this museum located just at the side of the nice Como lake.It is interesting to visit and after that one can enjoy a walk along the lake and take the...More

Thank Anastasia Y
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