Trentino-Alto Adige Museums And Galleries

Let's enjoy Fine And Unusual Museums in Trentino-Alto Adige...

Bolzano is the bilingual (Italian and German) capital of Alto-Adige, or as some call it Sud Tyrol. This is mountain and valley country, but has a wide variety of museums including the Museo Archeologico dell'Alto Adige (where the five thousand years remains of Oetzi the iceman repose) and the Messner Mountain Museum Firmian. For more information consult http://www.bolzano.net/english/museums.html

Piazza Walther Bolzano

Piazza Walther Bolzano

Brentonico (Frenten in German) is a small town in the Trentino part of the region. It is perhaps best known for the Museo Tridentino di Scienze Naturali - Museo del Fossile (Monte Baldo Fossil Museum) in its historic town center. For more information consult http://www.mtsn.tn.it/INGLESE/ing_rete/ing_museo_fossile.asp

Rovereto War Museum

Rovereto War Museum

Rovereto (Rofreit in German) is a city in the Vallagarina Valley of Trentino. You'll want to visit the Fourteenth Century castle, which houses the Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra, an exceptional war museum focusing on but not limited to World War I. For more information consult http://www.visitrovereto.it/en/Principale/Art_and_culture/Museums/Italian_War_History_Museum/Italian_War_History_Museum.aspx

Another fine choice is the Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto. At the time of this writing the museum is hosting a temporary exhibit of 75 paintings that they describe as coming from the most important collection of Nineteenth Century art in the world. For more information consult http://english.mart.trento.it

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