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Museum of medieval and modern art - Palazzo Lanfranchi

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Palazzo Lanfranchi is the maximum monument of the seventeenth-century of the city of Matera.

Built thanks the archbishop Vincenzo Lanfranchi, was originally built like diocesan seminary and now encompasses the previous "Convento del Carmine."

Another important historical note is that Palazzo Lanfranchi then became a school and Giovanni Pascoli, a great italian poet, taught  here beetwen the 1882 to 1884.

Palazzo Lanfranchi now is the site of the National Museum of Medieval and Modern Art of Basilicata.

Inside we find a section dedicated to the sacred art and works made in wood restored by the Superintendence of Cultural Heritage of Basilicata. There is also a gallery of paintings of Camillo D'Errico collection that including paintings of Brueghel, Mattia Preti, Ruoppolo and De Murol, and finally, the wonderful and exciting section with inside many of the most famous paintings by Carlo Levi.


Opening hours: daily 09:00 to 13:00 and 16:00 to 19:00;
Closed on Mondays;
Ticket price: full price € 2.00 € 1.00 reduced
Phone: + 39 0835 256262


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