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The garden and the cloister

After the inaugural ceremony held on 14 April 2012 on the occasion of the UGAI National Garden Day, with the high patronage of the Ministry for the Environment and Protection of the Territory and the Sea, the museum cloister with its small but precious garden was opened to the public on completion of the admirable intervention of restoration and improvement by the La Spezia Garden Club.
In fact the garden contains about 30 different botanical species which can be seen in some of the works of art in the museum rooms. Thus a new educational opportunity has been created which highlights the intrinsic value of the 17th-century cloister and knits together the many symbolic, religious and lay meanings connected to the plants present.

In order to make the tour of this open space more pleasurable and complete, the botanical information sheets are available to the visitor for a better visit.

In summer the cloister also becomes the ideal place to find a break during the guided tour, or as a venue for special events. Therefore, due to the sensitivity of UNOPIU ', demonstrated with a major sponsorship from ​​this company, leader in the sector of outdoor spaces, the seventeenth century cloister is enriched with tables and comfortable seating to allow visitors to stop and see the catalogs the Museum or enjoy a cool drink.

Free admission