Castella Ursino And Museuo CivicoCurrently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
- Address: Piazza Federico di Svevia, Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)
- Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Phone: +39-095345830
- Ticket Price: 8 EUR
- Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
Castello Ursino & Museo Civico is a castle-cum-museum. The museum part of the building was opened in 1934, when the city was in urgent need of a civic museum. Castle Ursino seemed to be the perfect place because of its vast structure and ample empty space inside. The museum now holds the collection of Biscari-Benedictines, the collection of Zappala Asmundo and many other private donations. The museum is also home to a large number of unique items and paintings.
- Students and senior citizens have concession in entry fee.
- Group discounts are available.
- Bus, On foot
- Al Cavalier Roxy
- Taverna Ursino Di Di Mauro Antonino
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59.92% of people who visit Catania include Castella Ursino And Museuo Civico in their plan
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66.14% of people start their Castella Ursino And Museuo Civico visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
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A good location to visit, with lots to see. Display information is in both Italian and English. Lots of art in the upper parts of the castle which was a nice surprise. Lots of walking upstairs if you do not like lifts. The castle was only half open due to a refurb so can not comment on the rest. Some very amusing mosaics also on display.
It's a very special place. Beautiful and strong. Inside you can find some precious works of art. The cost is 3 euros to get inside
It isn't every day you find a perfect Norman keep with palm trees growing outside! Within, an interesting museum of the history of Catania. I particularly enjoyed the Roman exhibits.
I was there on August 14, 2018 and was blown away by the fabulous museum. A real treasure in Catania. It was warm in the museum but completely bearable. Air conditioning would be better for the preservation of the art work however.
lovely place to visit. The architecture is just amazing. Words will not describe or do justice. You will have to visit of you are into this kind of thing.