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THE MUSEUMS TO VISIT IN BORDIGHERA

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MUSEUMS

 

Museum Foundation Villa Regina Margherita

You can visit every day from Wednesday to Sunday, with several summer and winter timetables. Closed during the months of October and November.

 

A careful restoration of the last two years has brought new splendour Villa Regina Margherita, turning it into a cultural centre of excellence.
Built between 1914 and 1916 at the behest of Queen Margherita of Savoy, here she spent the winter season, the Villa was opened to the public on June 19, 2011, and hosts inside permanently over 1000 pieces from the collection Terruzzi, one of the most important and renowned in Europe.
Paintings, including the bottom plates of gold, from 300 and 400, Italian and foreign still lifes from 1500 and 1800, paintings of the '600 and '700 of various Italian schools, in particular Ligurian, Neapolitan and Emiliana, prestigious period furniture, works of decorative art, oriental porcelain and the whole, extraordinary, "Servizio Minghetti", in an exhibition that recreates the charm of an historic residence.
A modern restoration Centre, a library open to the public, halls for temporary events will complete the offer of this exceptional site.

 

Bicknell Museum

You can visit on Mondays from 8.30 to 13.00 and from 13.30 to 16.45 hours, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.00 to 13.00. Friday, Saturday and Sunday closed. Ticket for € 2.00.

 

The building, in the English style, was built in 1888 by Clarence Bicknell, botanist and archaeologist, on the designs of architect Clarence Tait. Inside there is a reading room transformed into auditorium. The environment is where the harvest of fellow Bicknell could meet and cultivate their studies. In the great hall were held lectures, concerts, exhibitions and meetings and was filled soon botanical collections, mineralogical, wildlife and a first core library. The Museum of Bordighera Bicknell did a live, multi-cultural and 'still original site of the International Institute of Ligurian Studies. The Library intends to maintain the spirit of Bicknell trying to promote the dissemination of culture through the loan volumes in various languages that are stored there, promote the study of history, geography, the dialect, natural history, the art of prehistory and of anthropology. The aim is also to maintain the museum and enhance its collections, to publish maps, books and other literature concerning the region and finally to organize conferences, concerts, exhibitions, excursions.

 

Museum of the Song

You can visit every day.
 

In Vallecrosia, only 3 kilometers from Bordighera, a unique museum, built heavily from that great character that was Erio Tripodi, restaurateur and singer. It was inaugurated in 1988 by Luciano Pavarotti, honorary president. The museum is inside an old train, restored. An incredible charm of a direct call from echoes of moments and experiences evoked by thousands of printed scores, attendance artistic images, and photos. This is also a center studies with a library, disco and lounge for meetings and conferences. The Center for Studies promotes meetings, debates and initiatives for the protection of Italian music.