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Livorno's Museums and Galleries (Self Guided), Livorno

Livorno has a rich history and vibrant cultural legacy. This beautiful old town has plenty to offer, from the splendor of the religious artifacts found at the Leonello Barsotti Museum to the beauties of the natural world on display at Museo di Storia Naturale. Take this walking tour to discover Livorno’s most exciting museums and galleries.
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Livorno's Museums and Galleries Map

Guide Name: Livorno's Museums and Galleries
Guide Location: Italy » Livorno (See other walking tours in Livorno)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles
Author: sabrina
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Museo Diocesano Leonello Barsotti
  • Galleria Peccolo
  • Galleria D'Arte Goldoni
  • Museo di Storia Naturale del Mediterraneo
  • Museo Civico Giovanni Fattori
Museo Diocesano Leonello Barsotti

1) Museo Diocesano Leonello Barsotti

Located in the former chapel of the seminary library Girolamo Gavi, the Leonello Barsotti Museum exhibits sacred items such as 17th-century liturgical outfits, paintings, furniture and items used in Catholic services. The pieces on display here were gathered from numerous places of worship. The museum was among the first in Italy to use the technology of "bee tags", where visitors can learn about exhibits through the use of a phone.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 9 am - 1 pm; Tuesday, Thursday: 9 am - 1 pm; 4:30 pm - 7 pm
Galleria Peccolo

2) Galleria Peccolo

For those who are interested in modern art, Galleria Peccolo is the place to visit. Situated on the north-western corner of Piazza della Repubblica, this lovely private art gallery exhibits impressive collections of contemporary art, including impressionist and abstract paintings. The natural beauty of the region is wonderfully expressed in some of the pieces on display here.
Galleria D'Arte Goldoni

3) Galleria D'Arte Goldoni

Situated in the heart of Livorno, Galleria D’Arte Goldoni is another beautiful gallery that attracts visitors with its fine selection of eye-catching paintings. Most of the exhibitions center around contemporary and traditional art. In this spacious, light-filled environment you can see work by such artists as Lido Bettani, Mario Madiai, Angelo Sirio Pellegrini and other talented painters.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 9 am - 12:30 pm; 4 pm - 8 pm; Sunday: by appointment
Museo di Storia Naturale del Mediterraneo

4) Museo di Storia Naturale del Mediterraneo (must see)

Museo di Storia Naturale del Mediterraneo is located inside the walls of the historic Villa Henderson. The museum offers an exciting cultural and educational experience in the world of natural science. One of the museum's most impressive exhibits is a twenty-meter-long skeleton of a blue whale named Annie.

Operation hours: Wednesday, Friday: 9 am - 1 pm; Sunday: 3 pm - 7 pm; Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 9 am - 7 pm.
Museo Civico Giovanni Fattori

5) Museo Civico Giovanni Fattori (must see)

Located in the charming Villa Mimbelli, Giovanni Fattori Civic Museum exhibits a rich collection of work by the leader of the Macchiaioli impressionist school of art, as well as other beautiful paintings by Tuscan artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. The lively and colorful paintings presented here depict nature in rural Tuscany in all its glory.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am - 1 pm; 4 pm - 7 pm

Walking Tours in Livorno, Italy

Create Your Own Walk in Livorno

Create Your Own Walk in Livorno

Creating your own self-guided walk in Livorno 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.
Livorno's Popular Local Spots

Livorno's Popular Local Spots

Livorno is a charming town with plenty of unique places to see and visit. Its old neo-Classical streets are full of liveliness and color. Take this self-guided walking tour to check out the most popular local spots, including the Central Market, Via Grande and other interesting places.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.0 Km or 1.2 Miles
Livorno's Historical Churches Tour

Livorno's Historical Churches Tour

Located close to the Vatican, the heart of Catholicism, Livorno understandably has many beautiful churches and cathedrals. The religious structures of the town trace its glorious and tragic history. Take this walking tour to discover Livorno’s most notable places of worship.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Livorno's Architectural Jewels

Livorno's Architectural Jewels

Livorno is a lovely port town that attracts many tourists. Livorno's streets are full of history and architectural magnificence, which is why the town has been the setting for many movies and documentaries. Take this self-guided walking tour to discover Livorno's most attractive buildings, such as Teatro Carlo Goldoni, Mercato delle vettovaglie, Palazzo de Larderel and others.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles
Livorno Introduction Walk

Livorno Introduction Walk

Situated along the coast of the Ligurian Sea, Livorno is one of the most important Italian ports, both in terms of commerce and tourism. Livorno’s charming historic streets, beautiful monuments and large squares are picturesque and stunning. The following walk will guide you to the town’s most prominent public places.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 Km or 2.9 Miles