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Museo Dantesco in Ravenna Italy

The Dante Museum
Museo Dantesco in Ravenna Italy


Via Dante Alighieri, 4
Tel. +39 0544 302 52
E : dantesco@comune.ra.it
www.turismo.ra.it


The Dante Museum (Museo Dantesco) is located inside Centro Dantesco dei Frati Minori (Dante Centre of Friars Minor), in the charming Old Franciscan Cloisters, just a few steps from Dante’s tomb. Opened on 11th September 1921 during the celebrations for the 6th centenary of Dante Alighieri’s death - occurred in the night between 13th and 14th September 1321 in Ravenna - the museum was projected by architect Ambrogio Annoni (Superintendent of Ravenna at the time) and by the famous and well-educated Corrado Ricci, who had devoted his studies to the works and life of Dante.

The numerous itineraries of the exhibition aim at highlighting the role played in Dante’s life by the city of Ravenna, where the exiled poet spent his last days. Focus of the exhibition is the iconography of Dante, exemplified by busts, paintings, medals and icons, that raise the issue of his real features on which university researchers have recently developed a new theory. Moreover, the museum traces back the memories relating to the Tomb and to the well-known issue of the translation of Dante’s bones, that had been concealed for centuries till their chance founding in 1865.

Numerous videos and multimedia products complete the exhibition (among them, a multilingual version of the Divine Comedy), thus meeting the needs of visitors of all ages and nationalities.


Opening hours:
From 1st October
Tuesday - Sunday: 10.00am - 4.00pm. Closed on Mondays

Ticket prices:
Ticket price: 3€

Concession: 2€ (groups of at least 10 people, students, RavennAntica visitors with ticket, Ravenna citizens)

School groups: 1.50€

Free entry: children under the age of 14, journalists, disabled people, tour guides and leaders, group leaders.

How to get there:
The Museum is located in the controlled traffic zone of the city centre; bus stop 20m away, car park 100m away. It is situated near Basilica of San Francesco, Dante's Tomb, Gardens of the "Provincia" Palace and Rasponi Crypt.




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