13/08/2023 - 15/08/2023
ore: 9:00 - 19:00


Museo Nazionale San Matteo
Piazza San Matteo in Soarta

The Museo Nazionale di San Matteo will be open on 1st May and 2nd June from 9 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. (last admission 1 p.m.).
A unique collection of 12th-14th century paintings on gold-ground panels, including the exceptional group of painted crosses and the polyptych signed by Simone Martini (1320), visible in its substantial entirety, as well as a remarkable gallery confirming the supremacy of the Pisans in sculpture, from Nicola to Giovanni Pisano, from Andrea to Nino Pisano. Of great importance are the examples of Renaissance art, including Masaccio, Donatello, Gentile da Fabriano, Beato Angelico, Benozzo Gozzoli and Ghirlandaio. Of extraordinary interest is the collection of medieval Islamic ceramics.

PLEASE NOTE: The National Museum of the Royal Palace of Pisa and the Monumental Charterhouse of Calci will also be open for the forthcoming festivities.
Extraordinary openings for Easter, 25 April and 1 May and also free admission on the occasion of Liberation Day.

The important section with illuminated codices contains examples from the 12th to the 14th centuries, remarkably rich in illuminations. There are stone statues dating from the middle ages to the 16th century, in particular, fine examples of Romanesque sculptures and masterpieces by Nicola Pisano e Donatello. There is also a collection of wooden sculptures and relevant paintings with over two hundred works ranging from the very early 1200s to the modern age, by important artists such as Giunta Pisano, Berlinghiero, Simone Martini and Masaccio.

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