museo diocesano trento
museo diocesano trento

Tridentine Diocesan Museum

In the centre of Trento, next to the St. Vigil Cathedral, the art treasures of the diocese are located.

The home of the Tridentine Diocesan Museum is the Pretorio Palace, first Episcopal residence of the town, in the heart of Trento.

The museum was founded in 1903, also the Early Christian St. Vigil Basilica and the exhibition in the Libera Palace in the district of Villa Lagarina belong to it. In the halls of the museum the artistic and cultural treasures (from the 11th - 19th century) can be admired, all of them come from the churches of the Trentino: paintings, wooden sculptures, winged altars, pictorial manuscripts, valuable specimens of goldsmith’s work, ancient art embroideries and Flemish tapestries. The museum also houses the treasury of the cathedral with the large processional casket of St. Vigil.

The multimedia station shows the most important stages of the building of the cathedral in three-d. At one passage in the museum a gorgeous view on the near located cathedral can be enjoyed and the archaeological zone of Porta Veronensis can be visited. The museum is also responsible for the near located Early Christian Basilica of St. Vigil.


Porta Veronensis: Temporarily closed


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Opening times

  • Sun 29 Jan 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Mon 30 Jan 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 31 Jan closed
  • Wed 01 Feb 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 02 Feb 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 03 Feb 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 04 Feb 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00

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General opening hours

  • Mon 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Tue closed
  • Wed 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00

Epiphany: (01/06/2023) closed

Easter: (04/09/2023) closed

St. Vigilius' Day: (06/26/2023) closed

All Saints' Day: (11/01/2023) closed

Christmas: (12/25/2023) closed

New Year's Eve: (01/01/2024) closed

Admission

• Tridentine Diocesan Museum + Early Christian Basilica of St. Vigil:
€ 7.00: full ticket
€ 5.00: reduced ticket (young people 15- 26 years, over 65, AreAArte Card, FAI Fondo per l'ambiente italiano, groups over 20 visitors)

• Tridentine Diocesan Museum + Early Christian Basilica of St. Vigil + Torre Civica:
€ 12.00: full ticket
€ 10.00: reduced ticket (young people 15- 26 years, over 65, AreAArte Card, FAI Fondo per l'ambiente italiano, groups over 20 visitors)


Free entrance: every first Sunday of the month, for children up to 14 years, persons with disabilities and carers, Trentino Guest Card

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