The Most Beautiful Museums and Palaces in Turin, Italy

Italy, Turin Guide (B): The Most Beautiful Museums and Palaces in Turin, Italy

You can spend a good few days in this beautiful city in the north of Italy just exploring all the museums and palaces it has to offer.

If you plan to visit Turin’s museums, and want to see more than two or three, I recommend you get the city pass, called Torino + Piedmonte Card. It will give you free entry to all the major museums, plus discounts on some other tourist attractions.

This is one of the most famous museums in Turin, and when you visit you’ll see why. It’s certainly one of the most unique museums I’ve seen.

The National Cinema Museum (Museo Nazionale del Cinema) is an experiential museum with many interactive items that encourages you to push buttons all the time! It has many special screening rooms and generally I’d say it’s full of surprises. 

The first part of the museum covers the history of cinema, all the way from shadow theatre (beautiful!) through replicas of ancient equipment and a cool panorama of Turin that might make you dizzy. It’s interesting to see all the methods used throughout history to present moving images. I learnt about quite a lot of old techniques I had no idea ever existed. After the historical part, you move on to the modern part where things look much more familiar. The layout of this part of the museum is just wonderful. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Most Beautiful Museums and Palaces in Turin, Italy
Guide Location: Italy » Turin
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: The National Cinema Museum   The Egyptian Museum   Palazzo Madama and the Civic Museum of Ancient Art   The Museum of Decorative Arts   The Royal Palace of Turin   Palazzo Carignano   Museum of the Risorgimento   Museum of Oriental Art   The Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art   CAMERA – The Italian Centre for Photography  
Author: Tal Hayoun
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