Via Duomo, the museum's street of Naples
Via Duomo, always considered to be the heart of Naples, or its beating centre, is one of the oldest streets of the city. It is sufficient to think that its birth dates back to 1880, year of the Risanamento of the city, which consisted of a decontamination into different areas of the city, that's why it represents the Major Cornerstone (even for its length of about 1200 m). Around it the most important museums of the city took place, recalling all the artistic settlements in Naples and its traditions: from archeology, to the sacred art and so on. They are 8 and the night of the 9th november from 7 to 12 p.m. will be completeley open and free. They are: the Filangieri Museum, the San Severo al Pendino Church, the Pio Monte della Misericordia Museum – Caravaggio, the Madre – Donnaregina Museum of Contemporary Art, the Cartastorie – the Banco di Napoli's Historical Archive Museum, the Monumental Complex of Donnaregina – Diocesan Museum of Naples, the Monumental Complex of Girolamini and the San Gennaro's Treasure Museum.
The Via Duomo's Museums'Night will be the first of many events in order to modernize the Via Duomo's area through a smart tourism and with a pedestrian tour among all the eight museums equipped with digital info points. Beside,s all the public transport will be increased with special buses, especially for the opening of the next metro station called 'Duomo'.
The Via Duomo's Museums' Night: full programme
The event will start at 7 p.m. with the instrumentalist Niccolò Jommelli's concert in the S.Maria della Colonna Church, following then with the special opening of the museums every 30 minutes from 8 to 12 p.m. and with last entry at 11.30 p.m. To book all the free guided tours:
800.600.601 (from the landline)
081-19737256 (from the mobile and abroad).
For more information, visit the official page of the event.