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 Veronesis can be visited. The museum is also responsible for the near located Early Christian Basilica of St. Vigil.

The city tower (Torre Civica) and the Porta Veronensis are currently not accessible.

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Opening times

  • Sat 21 May 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 22 May 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Mon 23 May 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 24 May closed
  • Wed 25 May 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 26 May 10:00 - 13:00 14:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 27 May 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

New Year's Eve (01/01/2022) closed

Epiphany (01/06/2022) closed

St. Vigilius' Day (06/26/2022) closed

All Saints' Day (11/01/2022) closed

Christmas (12/25/2022) closed

Admission

7,00 €: full ticket
5,00 €: over 65, residents in the province of Trento, Euregio 2 PlusTicket, groups (min. 20 persons)
2,00 €: reduced ticket: 2,00 € children (15 - 26 years), university students

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

The ticket grants one single admission to the Museo Diocesano Tridentino and the early Christian Basilica of San Vigilio.

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