Art, history, nature and traditions collected in a culture chest.
Museums and galleries in Lecco and around Lake Como
Lecco, the town of Alessandro Manzoni and The Betrothed, welcomes you offering several opportunities to discover its cultural background thanks to its museums collecting the heritage of a territory rich of naturalistic, historical and literary elements.
Discover Lecco visiting its museums and galleries.
Its logo with the Eagle represents a worldwide symbol of Moto Guzzi, loved throughout the world.
Belgiojoso Palace hosts the nature of Lecco’s territory and the scientific culture of the 19th century.
Local and International contemporary art at the Palace of Fears in Lecco, hosting a section of photography and graphics too.
Lecco Mountaineering Observatory is a modern and interactive museum to discover the history and the men who made great Lecco mountaineering traditions.
At the end of the 19th century the Bertini plant in Cornate d’Adda revolutionized the Milanese trams replacing horses with hydropower.
Taccani hydroelectric plant mirrors its majestic into the Adda river in Trezzo providing power to the Crespi d’Adda cotton mill.
The “Scanagatta” civic museum in Varenna is a great ornithological collection of the Lake Como area.
The Planetarium of Lecco is placed at Palace Belgiojoso and represents one of the best structure of its kind in all Italy.
At Belgioso Palace an innovative museum to discover the origin of Lecco.
Original furnishings, object and manuscripts of Alessandro Manzoni. The Quarantana, the leading edition of The Betrothed.
An innovative museum to discover the origin of Lecco and its territory. A lots of curiosities so close to us but with a old-century history.
From mulberry to silkworm and then the fine silk thread. Here you are Abegg Silk Museum in Garlate.
Nature, archeology and history to discover at the museum of the Regional Park of Monte Barro in Galbiate.
Alta Brianza Ethnographic Museum (MEAB) in the Monte Barro Regional Park shows you the daily lifestyle of the working class in Lecco in ‘800 and ‘900.
Territory’s evolution in Esino Lario: minerals from Alps and Pre-Alps area, fossils from the Triassic and ethnographic objects.