Museo Diocesano is located in Piazza Armerina. To visit Museo Diocesano on your holiday in Piazza Armerina, and find out what else Piazza Armerina has to offer, use our Piazza Armerina.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
Museo Diocesano reviews
Excellent signage and interesting choices of paintings, images, etc. The rooms are cheerful and businesslike. We were happy to find it open when other sites were closed.
Excellent signage and interesting choices of paintings, images, etc. The rooms are cheerful and businesslike. We were happy to find it open when other sites were closed. more »
PLACE WELL RESTORED .. PERFECT AS AN EXHIBITION SPACE, MAGIC Diocesan Museum of Piazza Armerina was established on November 25, 2001 with the primary purpose of the conservation of the ecclesiastical material cultural assets of the Diocese, their enhancement and public use. With this in mind and according to the modern guidelines of the museum institutions, the Diocesan Museum was organized in the historic spaces of the former Bishop's Palace, equipped with rooms with tasks that guarantee its functionality at different levels, and in such a way as to be a point of reference for similar ecclesiastical institutions from an organizational, technical - scientific point of view and for cultural and pastoral initiatives. The materials subject of the order and preparation of the Diocesan Museum are made up of works and artifacts of various kinds, owned by the church, from the Cathedral Basilica, from ecclesiastical buildings discharged or from donations, as well as from all those ecclesiastical goods subject to serious risk of deterioration or dispersion, which become part of the museum according to the "temporary deposit" formula, awaiting restoration and adequate relocation to the places of origin. From the museographic point of view, in general, the main criteria of chronological and topographical ordering have been integrated, implementing the so-called "seven areas", which organizes the works period by period (from the first centuries of Christianity to the contemporary era), within the topographical system of the Diocese (which extends from the Erei mountains to the Gulf of Gela), with thematic combinations. As regards the offer of services aimed at responding to requests for culture, the Diocesan Museum is equipped with a library with a reading room, a room for projections and conferences, and also spaces for educational activities with assiduous use by schools and university. There is also a laboratory for the restoration of fabrics and liturgical vestments.
A jewel in the heart of the historic center of Piazza Armerina.
Plan your trip to Piazza Armerina
Compose it!Your own itinerary for your car vacation, beach vacation, city trip, any near or distant journey ... ready within 10 minutes.
Customize it.Refine your plan. We find the best routes and opportunities.
Book it.Choose from the best accommodations (Expedia, AirBnB), airlines and activities, by yourself or share with travel professionals for the utmost experience. Up to 50% discount!
Do it yourself.Or share your plan with travel professionals for a customized trip
Popular things to do in Piazza Armerina
Side trips from Piazza Armerina
Hidden gems in Piazza Armerina
Historic Sites in Piazza Armerina
Nearby attractions in Piazza Armerina
Spas in Piazza Armerina
Trips in Museo Diocesano by other users
5 days in Catania BY A USER FROM BELGIUM Ceramica a Modo Mio Museo Diocesano Villa Romana del Casale 10 days in Catania BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND Parco Archeologico Greco Romano di Catania Trigone Diving School Etnatao Etna Excursions 34 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Rome Florence Verona 32 days in Province of Enna BY A USER FROM MALTA Nicosia Piazza Armerina 8 days in Catania BY A USER FROM POLAND Chiesa di San Bartolomeo Ragusa Ibla Enoteca Regionale di Sicilia 60 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA Taormina Syracuse Vizzini