Famous Museums in Catania

The museums in Catania give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Catania with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Catania. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Catania.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Catania.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Catania:

  1. Museo Storico Dello Sbarco In Sicilia 1943

    Museum, History Museum, Educational Site

    Museo Storico dello Sbarco is the most popular museum in the city. It recounts all the historic events that took place between 10th July and 8th September of 1943 during the landing of the Anglo-Americans. The war is reconstructed with the help of testimonials, installations, demonstrations and important documents dating to that period. This museum successfully takes people back in time to that...Read more
  2. Parco Archeologico Greco Romano Di Catania

    Museum, Educational Site, Historical Site, Nature

    This attraction is an archeological site and museum built in 2010. The place is bestowed with the responsibility of researching, maintaining, enhancing and determining the use of other historical monuments. It also protects and preserves thousands of ancient artifacts and relics dating to the 16th century. The museum consists of a small interior shop which sells museum guides and information bo...Read more
  3. Herborarium Museum

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    Herborarium Museum

    Museum, Educational Site, Specialty Museum

    Herborarium Museum promotes the art and science of the preservation of plants and herbs. It consists of different rooms dedicated to different branches of plants. The Old Pharmacy Room displays different varieties of medicinal plants. On the other hand, the Room of Spices gives people a taste of a wide array of spices, teas and flavorings. The Literary Café is where people can relax and ...Read more
  4. Museo Del Giocattolo

    3.8 (128 Votes)
    Museo Del Giocattolo

    Museum, Children Museum

    Museo del Giocattolo is the only dolls’ museum in the city. Established in 1998, it portrays different kinds of toys used in different periods of time. It consists of toys made of wood, tin and many other materials. Trains, dolls and small vintage toy cars constitute most of the museum. The museum is a wonderland for children as well as adults, as they get to relive their childhood by see...Read more
  5. Monastero Dei Benedettini

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    Monastero Dei Benedettini

    Museum, Outdoors, Educational Site, Historical Site

    This attraction is one of the largest monasteries in Europe. It dictates the vast history of the city and its people, starting from ancient times till date. The monastery also hosts the events and classes of the Department of Humanities (DISUM) of the Catania University. The sheer structure and appearance of the place is enough to astound and mesmerize people. Tourists can also buy exclusive me...Read more
  6. Museo Diocesano

    4.3 (9 Votes)
    Museo Diocesano


    The Museo Diocesano or the Catania Ciocesan Museum is equipped with religious, art, furniture and various artefacts within the seminar building of 17th century. The first section of Museo Diocesano holds the furnishing of Catania Cathedral while the second section holds the furnishings from the various churches of the Etna province. The ground floor of the five storied building has the fagolo o...Read more
  7. Museo Civico Castello Ursino

    Museum, Castle

    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. ...Read more