Bergamo top museums

  • GAMeC - Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea

    GAMeC - Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea

  • Museo Civico di Scienze Naturali

    Museo Civico di Scienze Naturali

  • Orto Botanico Lorenzo Rota

    Orto Botanico Lorenzo Rota

  • Museo Donizettiano

    Museo Donizettiano

Bergamo is also a city rich in art and culture. If you plan to spend a few days in Bergamo, here is the tour that we highly recommend, including all Bergamo’s major museums.

Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery 

GAMeC of Bergamo showcases sculpturespaintings and drawings by Italian and foreign twentieth-century artists, a collection of models for medals donated by Vittorio Lorioli, in addition to etchings by Trento Longaretti, engravings by Giovanni Fattori and by Carlo Carrà,  two  futuristic living systems by Joe Colombo and a collection of 623 photographs. 

Carrara Academy and Picture Gallery. 

Bergamo’s famous Carrara Academy is both a Picture Gallery and Academy of Fine Arts. It currently houses 1.800 paintings, ranging from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century.

Archaeological Museum

The museum, located in Bergamo’s lovely piazza della Cittadella, is divided in several different sections: Prehistoric, Egyptian, Roman, Early Christian and Lombard. 

Civic Museum of Natural Sciences

The museum is dedicated to the memory of Enrico Caffi, a naturalist and geologist from Bergamo, and features over one million permanently-displayed finds. T

Lorenzo Rota Botanical Garden

Bergamo’s Botanical Garden is located in the “upper city” area. It is a small, 1.750 square-meter oasis dedicated to the collection, cultivation and display of both tropical and autochthonous vegetation.

Donizetti Museum

Dedicated to the great composer from BergamoGaetano Donizetti,the museum displays the Maestro’s memorabilia.

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