Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto

The Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto is spread out over two floors of the Rocca Albernoz in Spoleto. The museum was founded in 2007 and takes up 15 rooms inside the castle.

Museum of the Duchy of Spoleto

Useful information

Address Museo Nazionale del Ducato di Spoleto: Rocca Albernoz – Piazza Bernardino Campello, 1 – 06049 Spoleto. Phone: +39 0743 223055. Opening times: From 09.30 till 19.30. Ticket price (2022): 7,50 Euros (age 18-25: 2 Euros; EU citizens 0-18: Free of charge).

History and description

The Duchy of Spoleto was founded in 570, after the Longobards hd conquered this part of the country. The name was kept until the late 17th century.

Sarcophagus of the Good Shepherd, Duchy Museum, Spoleto
Sarcophagus of the Good Shepherd

The history of the Duchy is highlighted by means of sculptures, paintings and architectural fragments as well as epitaphs, priestly garments and other objects. The oldest objects date back to the 4th, the newest to the 15th century.

One of the oldest objects on display is the 5th century “Sarcophagus of the Good Shepherd”.

Before the museum was founded, the collection was on display in the Pinacoteca Comunale.

Museo of the Duchy of Spoleto

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