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Svevo Museum

Dedicated to the Trieste writer Italo Svevo, the pseudonym of Ettore Schmitz, the Svevo Museum contains mementos of the novelist that survived the bombing of his villa, in 1945. 
Museo Sveviano
Among them were his mobile-library, containing some personal volumes, his gold pen, his violin, his archive containing the original manuscripts of his stories, essays and plays, family photographs, his correspondence with the likes of Joyce, Montale, André Gide, Prezzolini, Comisso, and hundreds of letters to his wife Livia Veneziani.
The Museum also houses a library that is constantly updated with new editions of Svevo's works and contains the world's largest collection of literary critiques of Svevo. In addition, the Museum actively promotes Svevo's work by planning and organizing various activities and events, and on December 19th of each year it celebrates the anniversary of the writer's birth with an event entitled "Happy Birthday Svevo". 
Urgent measures for the containment and management of the epidemiological emergency from COVID-2019 (Coronavirus)
Following the contingent and urgent ordinance of the Ministry of Health signed the measures in place in the Trieste area are indicated until 3rd april

- suspension of all manifestations or initiatives of any nature and events in a public or private place, both indoors and open to the public, of a recreational, sporting, religious, cultural nature, night clubs

- Closure of educational services for children and schools of all levels, recreational and PAG

- Suspension of the opening services to the public of museums, libraries and to all other institutes and places of culture

Museo Sveviano (Svevo Museum)
via Madonna del Mare 13 - 2° Piano
tel. +39 040 3593 606 +39 040 3593 607

free entry
opening hours on the museum's website

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