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Museum of Ancient, Renaissance and Baroque Art

Ferrara

Museum of Casa Romei

Giovanni Romei became administrator to the lords of Ferrara and married the princess Polissena d’Este. On the Via di San Francesco he had a house built that showed his high ranking.

National Picture Gallery

Created in 1836, the Picture Gallery was the first public collection of Ferrarese paintings, put together to bring a halt to the dispersion of local artistic patrimony by setting up a modern museum in which to conserve and promote Ferrara's art and culture.

Cathedral Museum

The Cathedral Museum of Ferrara is sited in the ex church of San Romano. It forms part of the Civic Museums of Ancient Art and mostly holds objects belonging to the Cathedral.

Museum of Palazzo Schifanoia

Situated in the 14th-century wing of the Palazzo Schifanoia since 1898, it houses works of a various nature including paintings, manuscripts, small bronzes, objects in ivory and decorated ceramics. CLOSED FOR RENOVATION ON ANTI-SEISMIC MEASURES.

Casa Romei

Giovanni Romei became administrator to the lords of Ferrara and married the princess Polissena d’Este. On the Via di San Francesco he had a house built that showed his high ranking.

Palazzina Marfisa d'Este

The Villa is a splendid example of a 16th-century high-class residence and was once surrounded by magnificent gardens that connected it to other buildings known as Casini di San Silvestro.

Estense Castle

In Ferrara in 1385, a dangerous revolt convinced Niccolò II d’Este of the need to erect mighty defences for himself and his family thus the Castello di San Michele was built, a fortress erected against the people.

House of Ludovico Ariosto

The house, probably built to the design of Girolamo da Carpi, has a simple but elegant brick façade.

Argenta

Civic Museum

The Civic Museum of Argenta, opened in 1973 in the church of San Domenico, is home to the picture gallery...

Cento

Municipal Gallery

TEMPORARILY CLOSED. The Municipal Gallery is housed in a Eighteenth-century building. In 1839 the works of the Gallery were first exhibited inside the palace,...

Codigoro

Abbey of Pomposa

A masterpiece of Romanesque art, Pomposa Abbey can be seen from a distance with its towering campanile, which dominates the surrounding countryside like a "lighthouse" in the sea of green that surrounds it.

Throughout the province

Museo di Casa Romei

Magnifico esempio di residenza signorile fra Medioevo e Rinascimento, la casa presenta un cortile d'onore particolarmente suggestivo. L'architetto, probabilmente Pietrobono Brasavola, vi usò elementi tipicamente medievali accanto ad altri pienamente rinascimentali.

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