Museo Storico Giuseppe Garibaldi

Risorgimento and contemporary history

Museo Storico Giuseppe Garibaldi, Palazzo Olginati

The Historical Museum “Giuseppe Garibaldi” was opened in 1932 to celebrate the 50° anniversary of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Few years after the opening it was joined to palazzo Giovio with two covered walkways, and that giving rise to a single path with the Archeological museum. The display of Risorgimental objects took start in 1884, when many relics were collected from the citizens and placed into the Civic Museum. The current exhibition is organized in two section: Risorgimento and contemporary history and ethnography.

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

Opening hours

The building is closed to the public until further notice.

Full price € 5

Reduced price € 3
Groups minimum 15 people (each)
Children from 6 to 18 years
Senior over 70 years

Combination ticket (2 museum/cultural institutes) € 8

Family pass (2 adults + 2 children from 6 to 18 years, per museum) € 12

Free admission
Children under 6 years
Severely disabled people + accompanying person
A school teacher every 15 pupils
Registered journalists and tour guides whit valid certificate
ICOM members
Card musei Lombardia - further information


In evidenza



Discover the Risorgimento section of the History Museum

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The Ethnographic Section

The ethnographic section of the History Museum in Como

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

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