See precious works of art originating from the territory of the Diocese of Padua at Museo Diocesano di Padova. Housed within the grand Bishop's Palace, the small museum contains sculptures, paintings, manuscripts, and other artifacts that are a testament to the church's cultural wealth and offer an appreciation of the arts. Don't miss the walls of Bishop's Hall, decorated with fresco portraits of the first 100 Bishops of Padua. Plan to visit Museo Diocesano di Padova and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Padua attractions using our Padua day trip planning website.
Museo Diocesano di Padova reviews
Just at the Duomo you will find Palazzo Vescovile where the museum is. There are many artifacts and one is more beautiful than the other. The palace with its decoration is outstanding as well. more »
Unfortunately, the permanent exhibition was closed, as it opens only from Thursday to Sunday, but they had also an interesting temporary exhibition: Il Corpo. It had a lot of pictures and a video... more »
Excellent museum of medieval sacred arts.
In this museum there are some books, of those printed half a millennium ago, with beautiful miniatures. Precious the hall with depicted a hundred bishops of Padua. There are many paintings, including some valuable ones. There is also a very fine reliquary. Absolutely to visit. Cumulative ticket with the neighbor with the paintings of Jacopo da Menabuoi.
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