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Museums at Desenzano del Garda

Via Anelli, 42,
25015 Desenzano del Garda

Telefono: +39 030 9144529



Opening hours

Monday closed

Tuesday (from April to September): 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Wednesday closed

Thursday: 9:30 to 1:00 pm

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 9:30 to 12:30 pm and from 2.30 pm to 7.00 pm

The Museum is closed: January 1st, January 6th, January 27th (St. Angela Merici),  Easter, November 1st, December 8th, December 25th to 26th

The museum is open during the following public holidays (except Mondays and Wednesday): April 25th - May 1st - June 2 nd - August 15th

The archaeological museum houses an almost complete plough from the early Bronze Age (2000 BC), considered the oldest specimen of its kind in the world. It also collects artefacts found along the southern shores of the Benaco from the Palaeolithic to the Bronze Age. Since 2011, the area of Lavagnone has been included in the list of pile-dwelling sites of the Alps protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The headquarters of the museum are in the former Carmelite convent of Santa Maria de Senioribus. In the beautiful sixteenth century cloister is the preserved sarcophagus of Atilia Urbica (second to third century AD).

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