Palazzo Bianco Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco, Genoa

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Architectural Building Historic Site
Occupying three historical palaces in Genoa's World Heritage-listed city center, Palazzo Bianco Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco contain a vast collection of European art created between the 12th and 18th centuries. The cluster of museums offers visitors a chance to witness the evolution of European painting and displays masterpieces by great Italian artists Veronese, Lippi, and Caravaggio. Offering a kind of panorama of continental art, the museums also exhibit works by notable Dutch and Flemish masters, including Rubens and Van Dyck. Prominent Spanish artists represented at the museums include Zurbaran, Murillo, and Ribera. Check online for special events and temporary exhibits. To visit Palazzo Bianco Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco and other attractions in Genoa, use our Genoa itinerary planner.
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  • We only went to Palazzi Rossi. This alone was more than enough. We're not even sure we were able to spot their most famous paitnings. But the building is facinaiting enough to make a visit!  more »
  • This consists of 3 buildings, former palaces and some of the rooms and ceilings are impressively decorated and grand in scale. There are several floors and small garden terraced areas. The major 'name...  more »
  • Worthwhile to see how very wealthy families lived. Beautiful artwork. Each room decorated in various styles.  more »
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  • Bad attitude of staff. Visitors are not allow to go to the bathroom before you buy the ticket if not the male staff will follow you until to the ladies bathroom and stop you. At least it happens on me and my friend. Then he will open the door and imply to leave when he don't understand your explanation. I believe that a museum is a public space and he has no right to do this.
  • Paintings are nice but no air con. Avoid in the summer!
  • Hugely beautiful...full of wonderful paintings...it shows to you how rich the Republic of Genova had been on 15th, 16th, 17th centuries
  • Too expensive, museum with a bit of everything.
  • Hidden treasure