Luogo - Museum

Museo Archeologico e Pinacoteca Comunale

Where Piazza del Popolo, 29/30, Todi (Perugia)

The Museum is located on the eastern side of the People's Square, political and religious hub of the city, on the top floor of the Podestà and the Captain of the people's Palaces, united by a bridge in the seventeenth century. The Museum was established in 1871, reorganized and reopened in 1997, it offers a path that illustrates the key moments of the history of the city through five typological sections: archaeological (Attic vases with red and black figures, household objects and ornaments, testimony of close trade links between Todi and Volsinii/Orvieto); numismatics (coins pre-Roman, Greek, Roman, Ostrogothic, Byzantine, Medieval and modern, for a total of 1.475 copies); textiles (tapestries and handicrafts of different ages and backgrounds); ceramics (pottery commonly used from the eighth to the eighteenth century); finally, the Art Gallery (large altarpiece by Giovanni di Pietro, one of the leading disciples of Perugino, and many seventeenth-century paintings).

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