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Museo Archeologico Paolo Giovio

Como from Prehistory to the Middle Ages

Museo Archeologico Paolo Giovio, Palazzo Giovio

The Archaeological Museum of Como is located in the remarkable Palazzo Giovio, in the pedestrian area, and it displays the history of Como, from Prehistory to the Middle Ages. The Museum itinerary is always up-to-date, showing new archaeological finds in the area.
Furthermore, in the Museum you find a Collectibles section with Egyptian, Greek, and Magna Grecia finds, bronze statuettes and gems.

Piazza Medaglie d’Oro 1, Como
Phone: +39 031 252550
Fax: +39 031 268053

Opening hours
From Tuesday to Sunday
10 am – 6 pm
Last admission at 5.30 pm
Closed on Mondays, January 1st, January 6th, April 21st, November 1st, December 25th and 26th
Open on April 22nd

Full price € 4
Reduced price € 2
Groups minimum 15 people
Children from 6 to 17 years
Senior over 70 years
Special fares € 10
Museums pass: Museo Giovio, Museo Garibaldi, Tempio Voltiano, Pinacoteca valid for two consecutive days
Family pass: two adults and two children 6-17 years
Free admission
Children under 6 years
Severely disabled people + accompanying person
Journalists and tour guides whit valid certificate
Card musei Lombardia
ICOM members

Free admission days
March 24th, FAI Spring Day
May 18th, International Museums Day
August 31st, Patron Saint
National Family’s Day

Prehistory and Protohistory

What happened in the Como area in Pre-history times

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Find out more about how to consult the archives of the Como Museums

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