Museo delle Culture del Mondo, Genoa

Museo delle Culture del Mondo, Genoa

The Museum of World Cultures (Museo delle Culturo del Mondo) is located in the gorgeous building of the Castello d'Albertis, on Montegalletto hill. It was designed by Enrico Alberto d'Albertis, who made it his home, with a collage of architectural styles, though the Medieval castle style relies mostly on Gothic Revival architecture. It was built between 1886 and 1892, by engineers Francesco Graziani Parodi and Allegro Crotta Marcus Aurelius while under the supervision of architect Alfredo d'Andrade. The museum's collections contain historical moments of Central, South and North America, from before Christopher Columbus. Together with archaeological and ethnographic collections gathered by captain Albertis in his travels in Africa, the Americas and Oceania, the museum possesses seamanship and photography collections (models of boats, tools and charts), volumes of his library and hundreds of drawings for the construction of his building.

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Sight Name: Museo delle Culture del Mondo
Sight Location: Genoa, Italy
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Genoa Top Museums, Part 2  

Walking Tours in Genoa, Italy

Create Your Own Walk in Genoa

Create Your Own Walk in Genoa

Creating your own self-guided walk in Genoa is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Genoa Top Museums, Part 2

Genoa Top Museums, Part 2

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 Km or 1.9 Miles
Genoa Top Museums, Part 1

Genoa Top Museums, Part 1

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.7 Km or 2.9 Miles
Via Garibaldi Palaces Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.2 Km or 0.1 Miles
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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 Km or 1.3 Miles