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Perugia Turismo

Museo Capitolare (Capitular Museum) and archeologic area of San Lorenzo Cathedral

Piazza IV Novembre (Chiostro Cattedrale S. Lorenzo)

Museum on the ancient residences of the Canons of the Cathedral

The Museum is placed on the ancient residences of the canons of the Cathedral, it winds through 25 rooms with art works from the Dome and other churches of the Dioceses.

It exhibits liturgical vestments, illuminated codes, among which Evangeliaries and Antiphonals, silver works, a XIII Century Faldstool, along with paintings and sculptures from the XI Century to the XIX Century, including works by Arnolfo di Cambio, Meo da Siena, Pompeo Cocchi, Bartolomeo Caporali, Agostino di Duccio, and the only artwork by Luca Signorelli in Perugia.

Next to the rooms, there is the entrance to the archeological area of the Cathedral, where it is possible to see the original Acropolis, built right upon the Etruscan terrace. The itinerary, about one km long, shows the different epochs’ layers: Etruscan, Roman, late ancient and mediaeval, in addition to the terrace Etruscan walls, the foundations of a temple of the same age, a rich roman domus and an Etruscan-Roman street.

Opening Hours:
1st November –  31st March: Tuesdays - Fridays 9:30 am – 1:30 pm  (Ticketing counter closes at 1:00 pm); Saturdays and Sundays 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
1st April - 14th July and 16th September - 31st October: Mondays 10:00 am - 1:30 pm; Tuesdays - Sundays 10:00 am - 1;30 pm / 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
15th July - 15th September: every day 10:00 am - 1:30 pm / 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Holidays: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm / 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Closed: 1st January morning and 25th December

Entrance: Adults € 6,00; under 25 and over 75 years € 5,00; children between 4 and 6 years old € 4,00; free entrance for kids between 0 and 3 years old; family ticket € 18,00
partly wheelchair accessible (for the archeologic area entry from Via delle Cantine)
Archeological area
: ticket €10,00, reduced €8,00 (over 75 and universitary students), (7 - 18 years old) €6,00, (0 - 6 years old) free. Family ticket €30,00

Guided tours (also in English and French) Archaeological area: from 11:00 am, 3:30 pm and 5:00 pm upon reservation; length of about 45 minutes
Collective Ticket: Museum + Archeological area €13,00; reduced €8,00

Info:  tel and fax +39 075 5724853

Perugia Capitale