The Diocesan Museum of Gubbio is housed in the Palais des Canons (XIIcentury), in the heart of the city of Gubbio, a short walk from the cathedral stands.
The Museum houses a wonderful collection of art exhibits that trace the two thousand year history of Gubbio as well as through out the Diocese of Gubbio, already living in the earliest centuries of the Christian Era. The ground floor houses the "Cask of Canons", huge container century, a true rarity for lovers of winemaking history in addition to a well-stocked bookshop and a resting place.
The archaeological section of the museum offers evidence of Roman and early medieval art, while in the adjacent rooms are hosted examples of painting and sculpture of the '200 and '300, among which the splendid painted panels from eugubino Mello. The painting is represented by works of the fifteenth workshop Ottaviano Nelli, Taddeo di Bartolo and a splendid cycle of frescoes depicting scenes from the Passion of Christ.
The flagship of the collection is represented by a flemish renaissance cope finely decorated part of the collection of liturgical vestments and furnishings.
Up to 13/06 Open Thursday to Sunday
HOURS: 10:30 am to 17:00 pm
From 14/06 to 30/09 Open daily except Monday
HOURS: 10:30 am to 18:00 pm
Closing days of museums:
15/05, 20/05, 02/06
Full € 5.00 - € 3.00 reduced