Ticino Sights


Museo Civico e Archeologico

Museo Civico e Archeologico Review

The city's Municipal and Archaeological Museum's collection is notable for its Roman relics, including a major glass collection, and Romanesque sculpture. It's housed in a heavily rebuilt version of what was once Castello Visconteo, erected in 1300 as a stronghold of the dukes of Milan. Soon after, it was virtually destroyed by the invading Swiss Confederates.

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  • Address: Piazza Castello 2, Locarno, Ticino, 6600 | Map It
  • Phone: 091/7563180
  • Cost: 7 SF
  • Hours: Apr.–Oct., Tues.–Sun. 10–noon and 2–5
  • Location: Locarno
Updated: 10-02-2012

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