Italy museum map
Map of Italy museum. Italy museum map (Southern Europe - Europe) to print. Italy museum map (Southern Europe - Europe) to download. 4,588 museums and similar institutions, both public and private, were open to the public in Italy in 2011: they included 3,847 museums, galleries or collections, 240 archaelogical areas or parks and 501 monuments or monumental compounds as its shown in Italy museum map. In Italy, one museum or similar structure can be found in nearly one municipality out of three: a widespread heritage of 1.5 museums/institutes every 100 sq km, one every 13,000 inhabitants. In 2011, the Italian museums reached 103,888,764 admissions. Alone, three regions make up 51% of the total admissions: Toscana (22.1%), Lazio (20.1%), Lombardia (8.8%).
With its large collection of Egyptian artifacts, the recently renovated Egyptian Museum of Turin is not only one of the largest museums in Italy, but also one of the largest repositories of Egyptian antiquities in the world, with more than 30,000 items. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Baroque Palace of Venaria Reale, located just outside Turin, is the former royal residence of the House of Savoy. Built during the 17th and 18th centuries, it was commissioned by duke Charles Emmanuel II, who needed a base for his hunting expeditions in the countryside north of Turin as its mentioned in Italy museum map. The Porcelain Gallery museum complex inside Pitti Palace includes the Silver Gallery, the Costume Gallery, among the most important fashion museums in Italy, the Carriages Museum and the famous 16th-century Italian-style Boboli Gardens.