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A visit to the museum in Rimini

Some advice about what to visit in Italy and what to do in Rimini

Are you looking for something to visit in Italy? This is the article you were looking for as I will give  you some advice on what to do in Rimini. This is the City Museum. I will tell you something about the history, structure and collections of the exhibitions. Also, I’ll give you some information that will help you during your visit, such as ticket costs and overnight stays.

Finally, through my directions, you can find out how to get there.

 The city Museum

The City Museum was built between 1746 and 1755 as a college of Jesuits by architect Alfonso Torregiani. It is adjacent to the church that the order built between 1719 and 1740 in honor of Saint Francis Saverio. The structure was heavily damaged by the bombings that took place during World War II. The restoration that was carried out by the architect Pier Luigi Foschi has allowed the recovery of these spaces today used as exhibition rooms.

There is more, Along with the  Domus del Chirurgo and the Museum degli Sguardi it is part of the museums of the town of Rimini.  Its goal is to present the history and cultural development of the city through works of art and archaeological finds. It originated in 1981 with a project that aims to bring together the testimonies from prehistory to contemporary times. The archaeological section was activated through a first segment in 2003. This is centered around the centuries of the empire. Since 2010, it has hosted the entire local archaeological heritage from prehistory to late antiquity.

Opening hours and prices

Opening hours at the exhibition venue are from Tuesday to Saturday from 9.30am to 1.00pm and from 4.00pm to 7.00pm. Sundays and public holidays are from 10am to 7pm. Monday is closed. The full ticket costs 7 €. There is a reduced entrance fee of 5 € for adults over 65, young people up to 29 years, groups of at least 12 people. The City Museum is a destination indicated for those looking for something to see in Italy and in particular what to do in Rimini.

How to get there and where to stay

Did you know Rimini is easily reached by car from most of the cities on the peninsula thanks to the A14 Bologna-Taranto motorway. The city airport is Federico Fellini. From here you can reach the railway station by bus number 9 or alternatively with a taxi available at the exit. Rimini is on the Ancona-Bologna railway line and is therefore easily reached by train. The museum is a 15-minute walk from the station.

During your stay, I suggest you book Bellevue Hotel in the city center. The cost of a single room is around 90 €. Alternatively, I would recommend a B & B  A casa da No. Here a stay costs about 65 €.

As you can see this place has everything you were looking for. What are you waiting for? Take a trip to the City Museum now that you know what to visit in Italy and especially what to do in Rimini.

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