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Museums and Galleries
Sala Arazzi, Collegio Alberoni, ph Archivio Comune di Piacednza
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Located inside the college bearing the same name, it is made of several paintings, church ornaments and vestments, and tapestries coming from cardinal Giulio Alberoni’s (1664-1752) houses in Rome and Piacenza.

The most precious paintings, among which Antonello da Messina’s (1473) famous Ecce Homo and other paintings by Flanders painters, are in the apartment formerly reserved to Cardinal Alberoni in a wing of the 18th century palace.

In the Gallery, prized paintings dating back to several historical periods are exhibited, while in the large hall there are three series of precious tapestries: two big tapestries depicting scenes of Maximilian of Austria’s wedding (16th century) , eight tapestries representing stories of Aeneas and Dido (17th century),and eight more representing stories about Alexander the Great (17th century).

The Seminary may be visited throughout the year, with guided tours for groups of at least 20 people (phone reservation is mandatory) .

Collegio Alberoni - Via Emilia Parmense, 67
Tuesday, wednesday, Saturday

Special opening:
Every Sunday from 20 th March to the end of June 2022:
3 to 6 p.m**.
Every Sunday: guided tour at 3 p.m.

*Special Guided tour at the Cardinal Apartment 4.45 pm

Opening Hours

From The last week of September to the last of June:
3.30-6 pm
Guided tour 4 pm

Othe possibilities:

Upon request for single people:
Monday, Thursaday, Friday:
8 am – 12 pm and 2-6 pm

For groups:
Everyday for groups of 15 people

Closed in July and August


Guided tour:
Full price 8€, Reduced 6€
Special Tour Alberoni’s Apartment:
Full price 6€, Reduced 5€
Entrance fee:
Opening upon request:

+39 349.4575709
+39 0523.322635