Famous Museums in Como

The museums in Como 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 Como 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 Como. 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 Como.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Como.

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

  1. Museo Didattico Della Seta Di Como


    Exhibiting fine art of textile production in Como, the silk museum is an interesting affair. It displays machines, objects, documents, samples and tools from the textile process which make Como popular as the Silk town.
  2. Museo Archeologico Paolo Giovio

    Archaeological Site , Specialty Museum

    Set in the historical Palazzo Lucini, the archaeological Museum was inaugurated in 1897. It has following sections at display: Section collectors section primeval history the Roman section the medieval section a rich library A must-visit for history enthusiasts!
  3. History Museum Giuseppe Garibaldi

    History Museum, Historical Site

    Housed in Palazzo Olginati which dates back to15th century, the palace was donated to the city of Como by the last descendant of the Olginati family- Carlotta Olginati. Carlotta insisted that the museum be named after Giuseppe Garibaldi, who stayed in the palace in 1866. The Museum was inaugurated in 1932. The exhibition is divided into following sections: The Risorgimento and Modern History- ...Read more
  4. Villa Carlotta


    Villa Carlotta is a museum cum botanical garden which was established in the late 1600s and located on the top of the sober terraced Italian Garden facing towards Bellagio peninsula. It is three storeys complex out of which only two give access to the public. Here, you can find numerous art collections of various artists including Hayez, Migliara, Thorvaldsen and Canova along with some antique ...Read more