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Joyce Museum

The Joyce Museum is dedicated to the almost eleven years that the Irish writer spent in Trieste. 
Museo Joyce Museum
It comprehensively documents his life: his relationship with the urban bourgeoisie, the many apartments in which he lived, the places he frequented (churches and taverns, newsrooms, villas and brothels), his family, and above all the literary works written in Trieste - A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Exiles, the little prose poem Giacomo Joyce (his only work set in Trieste), and the first three chapters of his masterpiece Ulysses. There is also evidence of his great friendship with the Trieste writer Italo Svevo in the form of correspondence between the two. Indeed, there are many who identify Svevo with Leopold Bloom, one of the characters of Ulysses.
The Joyce Museum celebrates Joyce and his work once a year on "Bloomsday", June 16, with the emphasis on his masterpiece Ulysses. 
Group booking
The group leader must ensure interpersonal distancing of at least one meter between members, except for cohabiting groups.
In consideration of the organization of the spaces of the individual museum structures, the composition of each group is allowed:

in the maximum number of 15 people for the Revoltella Museum, the Winckelmann Museum of Antiquities, the War Museum for Peace "Diego de Henriquez", the Risiera di San Sabba-National Monument, the Castle of San Giusto - Armeria and Lapidario Tergestino to the Lalio Bastion;

in the maximum number of 10 people for the "Carlo Schmidl" Theater Museum, the Sartorio Museum, the Museum of Oriental Art, the Museum of the Risorgimento and the Oberdan Memorial, the Documentation Center of the Foiba di Basovizza, the Museum of Natural History;

in the maximum number of 5 people for the Swabian Museum, the Joyce Museum, the Petrarchesco-Piccolomineo Museum.

Reservations (max 1 group every 15 minutes) can be made from the home page of the single Museum which directs interested parties to the Midaticket portal; to the e-mail address of the individual Museum; by calling the Museum directly during opening hours.
E-MAIL RESERVATIONS ARE ACTIVATED FOR THE FOLLOWING MUSEUMS
Civico Museo Sveviano - www.museosveviano.it - e-mail museosveviano@comune.trieste.it

Civico Museo Joyciano - www.museojoycetrieste.it - e-mail museosveviano@comune.trieste.it

Civico Museo Petrarchesco Piccolomineo - www.museopetrarchesco.it - e-mail museopetrarchesco@comune.trieste.it

Civico Museo del Risorgimento - www.museorisorgimento.it - e-mail info@leganazionale.it

Centro di Documentazione della Foiba di Basovizza - www.foibadibasovizza.it - e-mail info@leganazionale.it

Civico Orto Botanico - www.ortobotanicotrieste.it - e-mail ortobotanico@comune.trieste.it [TEMPORARILY CLOSED]
Museo Joyce Museum
via Madonna del Mare 13
tel. +39 040 3593 606
+39 040 3593 607
museojoyce@comune.trieste.it

free entry
opening hours on the museum's website


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