Museum

Museo Nicolaiano

Strada Vanese, 3, Bari

Nicolaiano Museum, opened on February 6, 2010, contains important objects related to St. Nicholas's Basilica. Vestments, paintings, inscriptions, parchments and illuminated manuscripts from Archive of Basilica and even valuable items offered by popes, pilgrims and enamel bishops such as badges, reliquaries, chalices and silver from Treasure found in Museum. Of particular interest are the display of two significant discoveries unearthed during the excavations carried out in the last decade in Nicolaiana Citadel under direction of Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Puglia. They are the block of entablature from Roman era and the insignia of the pilgrimage from Middle Ages (XIII-XIV century) depicting St. Nicholas, recovered respectively in the basement of Nicolaiano Museum and Nicolaiano Library Study Centre.

Info:

Every day 10:30 am 6:00 pm

 
 

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