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Galleria Estense - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Palazzo dei Musei Sala Mostre: piano terra | Galleria Estense: quarto piano, Largo Porta Sant'Agostino, 337, 41121 Modena MO, Italy

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About Galleria Estense

The Estense Gallery, located in Modena, is the museum that exhibits the collection of works of art that belonged to the Dukes of Este, as well as a collection of works acquired later, over the last two centuries. It includes four halls and sixteen exhibition halls dedicated to that conspicuous artistic heritage accumulated by the Dukes of Este since the glorious years of the lordship of Ferrara.

Attractions Near Galleria Estense

Duomo di Modena
Duomo di Modena0.41km from Galleria Estense

The metropolitan cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta in Cielo and San Geminiano is the main place of worship in the city of Modena, mother church of the archdiocese of Modena-Nonantola. A masterpiece of the Romanesque style, the cathedral was built by the architect Lanfranco on the site of the sepulcher of San Geminiano, patron saint of Modena, where two churches had already been erected since the 5th century.

Torre Civica - Ghirlandina
Torre Civica - Ghirlandina0.43km from Galleria Estense

The Ghirlandina is a bell tower of the Cathedral of Modena. 86.12 meters high, clearly visible to travelers arriving in the city from any cardinal point, the tower is the true symbol of Modena. The Civic Tower, with the cathedral and the Piazza Grande of the city, has been included since 1997 in the list of Italian World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. The structure was set up in 1179 on five floors.

Enzo Ferrari Museum
Enzo Ferrari Museum1.29km from Galleria Estense

Enzo Ferrari Museum in Modena, northern Italy, is a transport museum dedicated to the founder of the world-famous automobile manufacturer Ferrari. The Museum complex consists of two parts; a restored building, which once was the mechanical workshop of Enzo Ferrari’s father, Alfredo, and a new futuristic wing, shaped like a giant yellow automobile car hood, designed by British architectural firm Future Systems in collaboration with Italy’s Shiro Studio.

Museo Ferrari
Museo Ferrari14km from Galleria Estense

The Ferrari Museum, called Galleria Ferrari until April 2011, is an automobile museum located about 300 meters from the Ferrari factories in Maranello, near Modena. It is dedicated to the car manufacturer of the prancing horse. It not only collects cars but also exhibits prizes , photographs, and other historical objects relating to the history of Italian motoring. The exhibition also introduces technological innovations, many of which are the transition between racing cars and road models.

Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa
Cimitero Monumentale della Certosa34.85km from Galleria Estense

The monumental cemetery of the Certosa di Bologna is located just outside the circle of the city walls , near the Renato Dall'Ara stadium , at the foot of the Guardia hill where the sanctuary of the Madonna di San Luca is located . The municipal cemetery was established in 1801 by reusing the pre-existing structures of the Certosa di San Girolamo di Casara , founded in the mid-fourteenth century, suppressed in 1797 by Napoleon , and of which the Church of San Girolamo is still in operation.

Museo Ferruccio Lamborghini
Museo Ferruccio Lamborghini35.67km from Galleria Estense

The Lamborghini Museum, also called MUDETEC, is a museum based in Sant'Agata Bolognese in Italy. The museum, owned and managed by the Lamborghini company, is made up of a vast collection of cars produced throughout the history of the Italian manufacturer. The museum exhibits a family tree showing all the models produced by the company. The current exhibition gallery contains iconic sports cars such as the 350 GT and the Sesto Element and concepts such as the Veneno and Miura Concept.

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