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Como with the beauty of the lake and the elegance of its Villas can attract the international tourism not only because of its natural landscape but also for its history. In particular, the history that is connected to the silk industry and the Italian Unification. In addition, in Como, you will experience the Italian tradition and see the most excellent example of buildings with rationalist architecture. The city is also famous because of notable figures which were born here as Alessandro Volta.

Most probably, the best way to discover this aspect is by visiting the museums and the exhibitions in the city.

Educational Silk museum

Via Castelnuovo, 9.

Open from Tue to Fri 9.30 to 12.00 a.m. – 3.00 to 6.00. p.m.

Tel 031/303180

www.museosetacomo.com

Musei civici

Pinacoteca Civica

Via Diaz 84
Open from Tue to Sat 9.30 to 12.30 a.m. – 2.00 to 5.00 p.m.

On Sun 10.00 to 1.00 p.m.
Tel. 031/269869

Historical Museum "Giuseppe Garibaldi" e Archeological Museum "Paolo Giovio"

Piazza Medaglie d’oro

Open from Tue to Sat 9.30 to 12.30 a.m. – 2.00 to 5.00 p.m.

On Sun 10.00 to 1.00 p.m.

Tel. 031/271343

Tempio Voltiano

Open from Tue to Sun 10.00 to 12.00 a.m. – 3.00 to 6.00 p.m.

Tel. 031/574705

More info: museicivici.comune.como.it