Historical Museum “Giuseppe Garibaldi”

The Historical Museum “Giuseppe Garibaldi” is situated on the shores of Lake Como, inside Palazzo Olginati, adjacent to the building housing the archaeological museum. Together, they create an engaging museum experience.

Within the historic rooms of this building, which once belonged to the Olginati family, you can find an extensive collection of weapons, paintings, uniforms and other artefacts that narrate the history of Como and the Italian Risorgimento. Visitors will also have the privilege of admiring objects that once belonged to Giuseppe Garibaldi, the esteemed general who liberated the city of Como from the Austrians.

Another section of the Historical Museum “Giuseppe Garibaldi” offers a vivid glimpse into the products and lifestyle that have prevailed along the lake’s shores over the past three centuries. This is achieved through the exhibition of clothing, accessories, and meticulously crafted artisanal objects, providing a testament to the evolving quality of life in the region.

Embrace history and culture on the shores of Lake Como at the Historical Museum “Giuseppe Garibaldi”. Don’t miss the chance to explore and be inspired by this remarkable museum during your visit to this region!

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