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Museo Storico Giuseppe Garibaldi

Risorgimento and contemporary history

Museo Storico Giuseppe Garibaldi, Palazzo Olginati

The Historical Museum “Giuseppe Garibaldi” was opened in 1932 to celebrate the 50° anniversary of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Few years after the opening it was joined to palazzo Giovio with two covered walkways, and that giving rise to a single path with the Archeological museum. The display of Risorgimental objects took start in 1884, when many relics were collected from the citizens and placed into the Civic Museum. The current exhibition is organized in two section: Risorgimento and contemporary history and ethnography.

Piazza Medaglie d’Oro 1
Phone: +39 031 252550

Tuesday to Sunday: 10am to 6pm
Closed on Mondays.
Closed January 1st, Easter Sunday,  November 1st, December 25th e 26th
Open on Easter Monday, December 24th and December 31st

Adults: 4 €
Three-day Museums Pass: 10 €. With this ticket, visitors can access all four Municipal  Museums: Museo Giovio, Museo Garibaldi, Tempio Voltiano, Pinacoteca. This ticket can only be purchased with a credit or debit card and not with cash.


Discover the Risorgimento section of the History Museum

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The Ethnographic Section

The ethnographic section of the History Museum in Como

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Find out more about how to consult the archives of the Como Museums

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