This museum houses the historical and cultural heritage of Riva and the Alto Garda. It is home to the permanent sections on Art Gallery, Archaeology and History as wellas hosting temporary exhibitions and the workshop-itinerary INvento for children and families.
There is a beautiful view from the top of the Keep. The archaeological section includes standing stones from the Copper Age found at Arco, signs of the piledwellingculture of Ledro, as well as pre-Roman and Roman finds, and inscriptions of the Alto Garda.The art gallery displays works from the 15th century to the modernday: works of the 15th century FW monogrammist, Pietro Ricchi (17th century), Francesco Hayez,Vincenzo Vela, Giuseppe Canella (19th century).
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The archaeological section of the Museum houses one of the most important collections in the province with the most significant finds unearthed in the Alto Garda area which is particularly rich in its archaeological heritage. Highlights include ancient flint artifacts from Monte Baldo which date back to Neanderthal man and the piledwellings of Ledro and Fiavé, not to mention statue-steles from the Copper Age in Arco.
There are also major finds from the Roman period such as the place of worshipin Monte San Martino and finds from the historic centre of Riva del Garda and the outstanding thermal baths in via Pilati.
MAG will open for the new season in spring 2021.
Museum and Apponale tower
Open every day 10 am - 6 pm
Weekly guided visits by reservation to the Museum of Riva del Garda and to Forte Garda, on Mount Brione, in Italian, English and German, keeping in force the current procedures for the containment of the infection.
Entrance fees to the Riva del Garda Museum are:
€ 5.00 (full ticket) and € 2.50 (reduced ticket), while for the Apponale Tower € 2.00 (full ticket) and € 1.00 (reduced ticket).
From this year, the guided tours in Italian will mainly concern the numerous temporary exhibitions taking place during the summer, an opportunity to visit and revisit the Museum of Riva del Garda deepening from time to time a particular area of â€‹â€‹the exhibition itinerary.
The Riva del Garda Museum, in collaboration with the cooperative ‘La Coccinella’, has created a space dedicated to families: INvento is a new section/itinerary which provides children with a new experience of the museum space, one which is both fun and educational.
A permanent space, available to all visitors, both grown-ups and kids, featuring artistic games, books and soft zones: the Picture Gallery spaces have been enhanced with an educational area featuring various creative experiences that children may interact with, either with their parents or on their own.
Ask for the Garda Guest Card at the reception in your hotel and enjoy free admission to more than 100 attractions.