National Archaeological Museum of Cividale del Friuli

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National Archaeological Museum of Cividale del Friuli
Museo archeologico nazionale di Cividale del Friuli
Facade of imposing building with Greek columns. Large colored banners hang from the building's top. A crowd of people is in front.
Established 1817
Location Piazza del Duomo 1, Cividale del Friuli
Coordinates 46°05′36″N 13°25′56″E / 46.0934°N 13.4322°E / 46.0934; 13.4322Coordinates: 46°05′36″N 13°25′56″E / 46.0934°N 13.4322°E / 46.0934; 13.4322
Website www.museoarcheologicocividale.beniculturali.it

National Archaeological Museum of Cividale del Friuli is known for the high medieval archaeology, particularly with regard to the art Lombard. It is housed in the Palace Pretorio.

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It was founded at the Palais de Nordis in 1817 by count Michele della Torre Valsassina, before being transferred in 1990 at the Palace Pretorio in Duomo square. The present palace is attributed to Andrea Palladio and was built between 1565 and 1586

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