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  • A

    Botanical Museum

    Viale Sant'Ignazio da Laconi, 11 - 13
    Cagliari

    Opened in 2008, it was created with the intent to combine the visits to the Botanical Gardens with in-depht monographs. The ancient art of wax carving comes back to life through model of mushrooms, flowers, carnivorous plants, insects and pollen.

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  • B

    Beato Nicola da Gesturi Museum

    Viale Sant’Ignazio da Laconi, 94
    Cagliari

    The museum is composed of three sections: the main one features items from the life of Beato Nicola of Gesturi and the documents from the process that led to his canonization; the second one is an exposition of African handcraft; the third one is a h

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  • C

    Citadel of Museums

    Piazza Arsenale
    Cagliari

    Located in the district of Castello, the Citadel of Museums houses some of the most important artistic treasures of the city, as the Archaelogical Museum and National Art Gallery.

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  • D

    National Archaeological Museum

    Piazza Arsenale
    c/o Cittadella dei Musei
    Cagliari

    The Archaelogical Museum contains a rich collection of objects and artifacts about the succession of the island's ancient cultures from pre-nuragic age to the high Medieval period.

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  • E

    National Art Gallery

    Piazza Arsenale
    c/o Cittadella dei Musei
    Cagliari

    The Museum contains a small section of contemporary art and sculpture as well as oils, coats-of arms, religious objects and paintings. The altarpierces are the most interesting part of the collection.

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  • F

    Luigi Cocco Collection (Ethnographic Museum)

    Piazza Arsenale
    c/o Cittadella dei Musei
    Cagliari

    The Ethnographic Museum is a huge collection of fine Sardinian handicrafts. It features textiles, jewellery, forniture, tools and carvings, dating back to the 19th and the 20th century, All items were collected by Sardinian magistrate Luigi Cocco.

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  • G

    Siamese Art Museum "Stefano Cardu"

    Piazza Arsenale
    c/o Cittadella dei Musei
    Cagliari

    It contains many artworks belonging to different Asiatic cultures, but it is identified as a Siamese Art museum, to point out the origin of most artworks.

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  • H

    Anatomical Wax Collection Clemente Susini

    Piazza Arsenale
    c/o Cittadella dei Musei
    Cagliari

    The 23 anatomical models were moulded in the 19th century by the famous Florentine wax model maker Clemente Susini. The waxes bear the signature of the carver and are placed on wooden boards catalogued with captions.

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  • I

    Cathedral Museum

    Via del Fossario, 5
    Cagliari

    The museum houses part of the Cathedral Treasure, including liturgical objects, various silverware, wooden statues and paintings, legacy of the previous archbishops of Cagliari.

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  • J

    Museum of the Treasure of Sant'Eulalia

    Vico del Collegio, 2
    adiacenze Chiesa di Santa Eulalia
    Cagliari

    The museum complex features art and documents (16th - 19th century) from the churches of St. Eulalia, St. Sepolcro, St. Lucia. The underground archaeological area displays a street, a pit and a cistern, dating back to the Roman age.

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  • K

    Museum of Santuario di Nostra Signora di Bonaria

    Viale Bonaria
    Cagliari

    The museum houses the ex-voto of the survived of shipwreck, model boats, archaeological finds, church ornaments and the original wooden case, containing the revered statue of Our Lady of Bonaria, when it was found on the shore below the Sanctuary.

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  • L

    Arciconfraternita dei Genovesi Museum

    Via Gemelli, 2
    adiacenze Chiesa dei Santi Giorgio e Caterina
    Cagliari

    The museum houses a collection of pictures, statues, silverware and vestments forming the liturgical equipment of the old church located in via Manno, destroyed by air raid in 1943. All these items were saved and collected by the Archconfraternity.

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