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The Best History Museums in Piedmont

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History museums in Piedmont

Armeria Reale , Turin
Armeria Reale contains one of the richest collections of weapons in the world, focused on the 16th through the 18th centuries. These objects
Tours from $29
The first, and largest, museum to pay homage to the risorgimento (Italian unification) movement in Italy, Museum of the Risorgimento is in on
Tours from $32
Museo Egizio , Turin
Dedicated solely to Egyptian art and culture, Museo Egizio houses the world's second-largest collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts. Founde
Tours from $15
Duration: 2 hours
The Royal Palace of Turin deserves a visit, if only to find yourself in the same place where the fate of Italy was decided! In the home of Savoy, first kings of Italy, you will be led by a knowledgeable and passionate guide through the Royal apartments, finely decorated and furnished. Admire the wonderful Royal Armoury, a great collection of armours, exhibithed in the Galleria Beaumont. Then, visit the Royal Library, which holds more than 2 hundred thousands books and the famous self-portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci. One of the wonders of the Royal Palace is that it is connected with Cappella della Sindone: the Genius of Guarino Guarini built it one floor elevated compared to the presbytery of the Duomo, just to allow direct access from the Royal apartments. In 2 hours in the company of your guide, you will learn too much about the Royal family, Italian uification history and the Holy Shroud!
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Borgo Medievale , Turin
See a recreation of what medieval life was like when you tour Borgo Medievale. Visit the garden or tour the castle to see reproductions of nu
Tours from $15
Delve into history at Museo Pietro Micca e dell'assedio di Torino del 1706, a museum housed in an 18th-century series of tunnels that were cr

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