From 26 December, 1 and 2 January, citizens and tourists will be able to visit the state museums and archaeological parks in Italy which will remain open especially for the holidays. Furthermore, on New Year's Day, #domenicalmuseo will return, the initiative of the Ministry of Culture which allows free admission, every first Sunday of the month, to state museums and archaeological parks. The visits will take place during the usual opening hours, by reservation where required. During 2022, there were 1,879,597 registered accesses, reports a note from the Mic.
Some of the most visited museums in Italy include the Baroque Palace of Venaria Reale, located just outside Turin, is the former royal residence of the House of Savoy; the Cenacolo Vinciano in Milan; inside the convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan is one of the most famous paintings in the world: L’Ultima Cena, The Last Supper, created in the 15th century by Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci; the Galleria degli Uffizi and the Gallerie dell'Accademia in Florence; the Gallery Borghese in Rome; the Villa d'Este in Tivoli, Rome; the Castel Sant'Angelo in Rome; and the Reggia di Caserta, in Caserta. Of course, Italy boasts many more stunning museums; so this is just a selection.