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Top 10 museums in Trieste

10 Not-To-Be-Missed Museums in Trieste
  • Revoltella Museum Revoltella Museum The Revoltella Museum is an important modern art gallery that developed from an institution founded in 1872 by Baron Pasquale Revoltella (1795-1869), who bequeathed his palace and art collection to the city of Trieste.  read more >
  • Carlo Schmidl Theatrical Museum Carlo Schmidl Theatrical Museum Created in December 1924 as desired by the music publisher, dealer and collector Carlo Schmidl (1859-1943). read more >
  • Museum of Natural History Museum of Natural History The new Museum of Natural History premises are a must-see read more >
  • Immaginario scientifico Immaginario scientifico Science Centre Immaginario Scientifico (IS) is an interactive, multimedia science museum. read more >
  • Museum of Oriental Art Museum of Oriental Art  The Civic Museum of Oriental Art, located near Piazza dell Unità d'Italia, is a small but delightful museum. read more >
  • Sea Museum Sea Museum The Sea Museum is located in what was once the principal building of Trieste's first lazaretto (quarantine station). read more >
  • San Giusto Castle San Giusto Castle San Giusto Castle stands on a hill of the same name that overlooks the city. The history of this hill is as long as that of the city itself. read more >
  • San Sabba Rice Mill – National Monument San Sabba Rice Mill – National Monument The San Sabba Rice Mill, founded as a factory for processing rice at the end of the 19th century, was the only concentration camp in Italy equipped with a crematorium.  read more >
  • Basovizza FOIBA - National Monument Basovizza FOIBA - National Monument In May 1945 this disused mine shaft was the scene of executions of Italian civilians and soldiers seized by Yugoslav occupying troops. read more >
  • Diego de Henriquez War Museum for Peace Diego de Henriquez War Museum for Peace The Henriquez collection of approximately 15,000 inventoried objects, including 2,800 weapons, 24,000 photographs, 287 diaries comprising 38,000 pages, 12,000 books, 2600 posters and leaflets, 500 prints, 470 geographical and topographical maps,... read more >