Thur-Sun: 10 am - 5 pm
Via Arena, 9
Città Alta, Bergamo
Behind Santa Maria Maggiore, take the silent Via Arena to reach the Domus Magna: here, on the first floor, is Donizetti Museum.
The visit allows to know more about the life, work and personality of Gaetano Donizetti, protagonist of the European musical scene of the early 19th century.
Autograph scores, portraits, letters, objects belonging to his private life lead you on a fascinating journey: the words and the music of the great composer will be your guide.
Thu-Sun & holidays| 10-17
December 8th, December 26th & January 6th | 10-17
December 31st | 10-17
Closed December 25th and January 1st
Full price € 5
Reduced-price € 3
valid for Amici del Museo delle storie di Bergamo, 18-26, T.C.I. (Touring Club Italiano) members, groups of 15 people
People under 18 years old, disabled people, ICOM members, accredited journalists, qualified tour guides
Not provided with solutions for the removal of architectural barriers.
HOW MUCH TIME DO YOU HAVE?
THE MUSEUM AS A TALE
Enter the halls and let yourself be guided in the story of a man gifted with an unparalleled talent.
From a childhood marked by poverty and from a meeting with a forward-looking teacher, to the height of his international career and the tragic illness that interrupted it: original documents and objects, multimedia stations will guide you along the fascinating life, at times exciting and at times difficult, of Gaetano Donizetti, a composer from Bergamo known all over the world.
WALKING WITH DONIZETTI
In the Museum of Donizetti let yourself be fascinated by an exceptional biography: admire the original scores, see Gaetano Donizetti’s face change over the years, listen to his music.
If you want to see also where the young Gaetano took his first steps, go to via Borgo Canale and enter his birth house; you can end your walk in the places of the famous composer paying homage to his tomb inside the splendid Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.