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Musée De La Portioncule

Musée de la Portioncule

Typologie :
  • Musées et Galeries d'Art
Adresse: Piazza della Porziuncola, 1 - Assisi
Téléphone: (+39) 075 8051419
fax: (+39) 075 8051418


The Porziuncola Museum is located in the municipality of Assisi in the guided tour of the sanctuary of Santa Maria degli Angeli, the route runs through the places related to the human and spiritual life of St. Francis.

The museum is divided into 5 different rooms containing works divided in chronological order from birth to death of the saint:

  • Hall A: has a plastic, scale 1:25.000, which plays the religious presence in the Spoleto Valley at the time of St. Francis;
  • Hall B: contains the Cross of Giunta Pisano, the first example in Italy of "crucified patiens" main characteristic a particular iconography, born in the East Byzantine Empire between the ninth and eleventh centuries, very dear to the Franciscans who were the main speakers in Europe, within the room also houses the icon of the Master of St. Francis is considered the most ancient image of the Holy Tradition has it that have been made from the wood of the table upon which Francis usually slept;
  • Hall C: This room houses the wooden pulpit said San Bernardino and monograms of the name of Jesus (IHS), reminiscent of the devotional practice of St. Francis;
  • Hall D: in this room are preserved the evidence relating to the image of Mary at Portiuncula as the Madonna del Latte, polychrome stone sculpture of the late XIV -early fifteenth century, and the Madonna and Child by Sano di Pietro;
  • Hall E: This room contains reproductions of graphic testimony on the development of the Basilica, vestments and silverware as well iconography relating to Francis and to the saints of the Order.

- From 9.30 to 12.30

- Winter time: from 15.00 to 18.00
- Daylight Saving Time: from 15.30 to 19.00

Closed on Mondays

Full price: € 2.50

A Reduced: € 1.50
(Groups over 15 people, visitors from 11 to 18 years, university students and other visitors to ticketed Museum Network Museum of Ecclesiastical umbra)

B Reduced: € 1.00 (school groups)

Free: (children under 10 years, accompanying groups and disabled people, priests and religious)