Emilia-Romagna Museums

Let's enjoy Fine And Unusual Museums And Galleries in Emilia-Romagna...

The Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy is famous for fine cuisine. Let's see how it does for museums. Do you like looking at the stars? The Museo della Specola at the Department of Astronomy of Bologna University should interest you. For more information consult http://www.bo.astro.it/dip//Museum/MuseumHome.html

Another fine, somewhat unusual choice is the Museo Internazionale e Biblioteca della Musica di Bologna that boasts beautiful art work as well as instruments and manuscripts. For more information consult http://www.museomusicabologna.it/information_eng.htm

For a more traditional museum, located in a building dating back to the Fifteenth Century visit the The Civic Archaeological Museum of Bologna. For more information consult http://www.comune.bologna.it/museoarcheologico/inglese/informaz/informa.htm

You may remember the famous movie, The Garden of the Finzi-Continis, 1971 Oscar winner for the best foreign language film. It took place in the city of Ferrara, and focused on a Jewish family. The city hosts a Museo Ebraico (Jewish Museum). For more information consult http://ww3.comune.fe.it/museoebraico/index_e.htm

Caffé Castello Screening Room, Ferrara

Caffé Castello Screening Room, Ferrara

If you are in Ferrara, you must not miss the Fourteenth Century Castello Estense with its violent past, including holding anti-Facist prisoners during World War II. By the way, you can see the Finzi-Contini film or others in the screening room. For more information consult http://www.castelloestense.it/eng/

Italian Museums And Galleries Region By Region

   Abruzzi    Apulia    Basilicata    Calabria    Campania
   Emilia-Romagna    Friuli-Venezia Giulia    Latium
   Liguria    Lombardy    The Marches    Molise    Piedmont
   Sardinia    Sicily    Trentino-Alto Adige    Tuscany
   Umbria    Val d'Aosta    Veneto

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About the Author

Levi Reiss has authored or co-authored ten books on computers and the Internet, but to be honest, he would rather just drink fine Italian or other wine, accompanied by the right foods. He teaches classes in computers at an Ontario French-language community college. Visit his website www.travelitalytravel.com devoted to Italian travel with an accent on fine Italian wine and food. Visit his central wine website www.theworldwidewine.com with weekly reviews of $10 wine and columns devoted to various aspects of wine including wine and food, humor, trivia, organic and kosher wine and lots more.

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