Lecco archaeological museum
Discover the origin of Lecco and its territory: a lot of curiosities so close to us but with a old-century history.
The Archaeological Museum (museo archeologico) of Lecco is placed at Belgiojoso Palace and hosts all the evidences coming from the several archaeological sites located in Lecco’s territory.
All the collected material is displayed in different rooms as per the relevant belonging period: Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic, copper age, bronze age, iron age, roman age, high middle ages.
Several panels allow you to better discover Lecco’s history: the settlement of the Man of Neanderthal discovered in the town of Rovagnate, the many and perfectly conserved ceramic vases and flint tools belonging to the bronze age, evidences of the iron age relevant to Golasecca’s civilization.
Lecco’s history is strictly linked to iron thanks to its territory and the archaeological museum hosts a room dedicated to iron and its manufacturing processes.
A museum that gives you the right and complete panorama of Lecco’s history.
Entrance to the garden of Palazzo Belgiojoso is free. The museum ticket allows you to visit the Natural History Museum and the Historical Museum here in, except the Planetarium.
Thanks to the cumulative ticket of the Museum System of Lecco, you can visit Villa Manzoni and Palazzo delle Paure too.
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Archaeological museum / opening times 2022
- Monday closed
- Tuesday to Friday / from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Saturday and Sunday / from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closure of all poles: January 1st, Easter, May 1st, December 25th – 26th
Opening: Easter Monday and Monday 25 April
NOTE – GREEN PASS NECESSARY – From 6 August 2021 to access all the museum centers and exhibition halls of the system (Villa Manzoni, Palazzo delle Paure, Palazzo Belgiojoso and Torre Viscontea) – (Decree-law of 23 July 2021 no. 105).
At the same time, the previous foreseen prevention regulations remain valid, such as spacing and the obligatory mask for indoor places.
Archaeological museum / rates 2022
- Free for all
Archaeological Museum of Lecco: where is it?
Indirizzo: Corso Matteotti, 32 – 23900 Lecco
Articolo aggiornato il 4 October 2023 da eccoLecco