Art in Turin can be found in every corner: this is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy, a mix of history, traditions and timeless elegance.
Every year, many tourists from all over the world come to the capital of Piedmont to enjoy a relaxing weekend in Turin or a longer holiday to discover the most important places in the city. Churches, museums, palaces, squares: Turin offers many places to discover.
For art lovers, it will not be hard to decide what to do in Turin. Exclusive Brands Torino, which promotes the entrepreneurial excellence of the capital of Piedmont, has decided to offer a small guide to the art in Turin.
Here are the places you should absolutely visit.
National Cinema Museum
The National Cinema Museum of Turin is the most famous Italian museum dedicated to the history of cinema. It is located inside the Mole Antonelliana, one of the most important historical buildings in Italy that can be defined as the symbol of the city of Turin.
The atmosphere of the National Cinema Museum is evocative and involving, both thanks to the setting in which it is located and to the beauty of the documents exhibited.
The history of cinema is described through a series of videos, posters, sets, costumes and objects.
It is not just cinema: visiting the National Cinema Museum also offers the opportunity to enjoy a spectacular view of the city. A panoramic lift suspended inside the large dome will take you to a height of 85 meters for a breath-taking view.
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Museo Nazionale del Cinema - Images by Google images
The Merz Foundation in Turin is located in Borgo San Paolo, in a building of 3,200 square meters. The Merz Foundation contains a collection of artworks by Mario Merz and supports research into contemporary art.
The Foundation is one of the places to visit in Turin because the exhibition of the collection alternates with temporary projects in harmony with the artworks of Merz. This creates an environment of continuous dialogue with art that cannot be missed among the destinations of a holiday in Turin.
Egyptian Museum of Turin
The Egyptian Museum is located in the Palazzo dell'Accademia delle Scienze in the heart of Turin. The Egyptian Museum's permanent collection includes about 6,500 objects including sculptures, statues, architectural decorations, vases, mummies, sarcophagi, religious objects and much more.
The Egyptian Museum offers a unique opportunity to discover the history of a fascinating and distant culture, through perfectly preserved artefacts. Inside the Egyptian Museum of Turin, there is also a library where you can deepen your knowledge at the end of the exhibition, and you can even find a beautiful roof garden. Envied all over the world, the Egyptian Museum is the perfect destination for a weekend in Turin dedicated to art.
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Museo Egizio - Images by Google images
GAM, Gallery of Modern Art
The GAM, Gallery of Modern Art in Turin is a museum of modern and contemporary art. The museum features a permanent collection with about 45,000 items organized according to four thematic areas that are often renewed.
The Gallery of Modern Art cannot be missed among the places to visit in Turin.
National Automobile Museum
The National Automobile Museum of Turin is one of the most famous museums in the world dedicated to the history of the automobile.
The MAUTO covers an area of 11,000 square metres and hosts more than 200 models produced all over the world since 1854.
An obligatory destination for car lovers, but not only that: the National Automobile Museum offers the opportunity to learn about the history of the automobile even without knowing anything.
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Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile - Images by Google images
The Pininfarina Museum must be mentioned in the places that you have to visit in Turin. The museum allows you to learn about the evolution of the leading company in the field of automotive design.
This exhibition tour is an opportunity to take a step back in time through the historic cars of Pininfarina: the Giulietta Spider, the Cisitalia, the Maserati Birdcage 75th and many others. The Pininfarina Museum unveils the history of an Italian company made up of excellence, creativity, design and originality.
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Museo Pininfarina - Images by pininfarina.it