Musei

Municipal Art Gallery

The Municipal Art Gallery is situated in the Town Hall, Arengo Palace, and it is considered one of the most important museums in Marche Region, second only to the National Art Gallery of Urbino. It was instituted in 1861 with the transfer of works of art from the...

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Diocesan Museum

The Diocesan Museum was opened to the public in 1961 with the aim to collect and exhibit works of sacred art coming from all over the territory of Ascoli Diocese, in order to protect them, to highlight their artistic value and, sometimes, to save them from the risk of...

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Museum of the Early Middle Ages

The museum is located in the wonderful site of Malatesta Fortress; at the beginning, in the XIV century, the fortress was built by Galeotto Malatesta, Lord of Rimini. Then, the architect Antonio da Sangallo, the Younger, was appointed by Pope Paul III Farnese to erect...

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Museums of the Papal paper mill

  The Papal paper mill is located on the right side of Castellano river, one of the two rivers in Ascoli Piceno. Since the VIII century the hydraulic energy of the Castellano river was exploited to move the mills and fulling-mills that made up an industrial complex of...

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Archeological Museum

The Archeological Museum is situated in Arringo Square, in Panichi Palace. The building was erected on the pre-existences of the XIII-XIV centuries. It assumed its current aspect in the XVI century; the palace was built thanks to Giovanni Maria Spinola. It became a...

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The Museum of Ceramic Art

The Museum of Ceramic Art was inaugurated in 2007; it is dedicated to Ascolan majolica since XV century. The museum is located in S. Tommaso Square, seat of the ancient amphitheater during the Roman period. Today, in this place, you can admire the beautiful Romanesque...

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Contemporary Art Gallery “Osvaldo Licini”

The Gallery, established in 1964 as a collection of graphic art, has become enriched in time with different works of painting and sculpture. Of fundamental importance was the acquisition of the Celi-Hellstrom Collection (paintings and drawings by Osvaldo Licini and...

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The Museums in San Benedetto del Tronto

In the Fish Market of S. Benedetto del Tronto it's possible to visit some museums which show the tradition, the history and the curiosity of the principal economic activity of this place: the fishing. They are: Antiquarium Truentinum, Amphoras Museums, The Fish...

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The Sea Art Gallery

In the ancient village of S. Benedetto del Trontoit's possible to visit  the Sea Art Gallery in the beautiful Piacentini Palace. It was built in 1812 thanks to the noble Fiorani Family; then it was enlarged and enriched thanks to the same family as the symbol of its...

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