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Accademia Carrara (Carrara Academy)
Piazza Giacomo Carrara, 82, 24100 Bergamo Driving directions
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daily except Tue 9.30am‑6.30pm (5.30pm in winter)

Description

Founded in 1796 with the donation of Count Carrara's collection to the town and enriched with additional works since then, the Accademia Carrara occupies a restored neo-Classical palazzo built in 1810. Its splendid collections make it one of Italy's major museums and its layout, arranged in 28 different rooms in chronological order (15C-19C) and according to different themes, is attractive and brightly lit. The many famous artists exhibited here include Andrea Mantegna, Giovanni Bellini, Raphael and Bergognone.

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