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Palazzo Mazzetti

Palazzo Mazzetti: a museum of itself and of the Asti culture.

 

People have always known that it was one of the most beautiful buildings in Asti. Time had turned it into a building full of art, but lacking any appeal and a privilege for a few connoisseurs. It took all the commitment of a Banking Foundation and the sensitivity of a few women to bring Palazzo Mazzetti back to its present splendour. The feminine touch can be felt immediately as you cross the threshold; you only have to look up to realise that those chandeliers are the result of a gentle choice, as is the arrangement of the furniture and works along the way. To give a warm welcome to the guests in the great hall of honour there could only be a woman: La Femme by Giacomo Grosso is a large canvas dominated by the picture of an elegant lady dressed in satin who seems to be welcoming all visitors. We like to think that it was Josephine of Beauharnais who suggested to her husband Napoleon I to stop in Asti, and stay in the splendid residence of the rich Mazzetti family and to open, in that distant spring of 1805, the Asti celebrations from that little balcony overlooking Corso Alfieri.

Address
Corso Alfieri, 357 - Asti
Contacts
info@fondazioneastimusei.it
info@mazzetti.it
+39 0141 530403

A rich civic collection, stucco, textiles, frescoes and an underground path.

A large atrium and on the left a grand staircase leads to the main floor to embark on a journey through the civic collections that have found their home in rooms decorated with 17th-century stucco, frescoed ceilings and gilded carvings. A series of impressive rooms such as the Alcove, the Zodiac Room, the Mazzetti Gallery and the Coat of Arms Gallery, where a large painting by Ottavio Baussano reminds visitors of the magnificence of Asti in the Middle Ages. A series of lounges where important paintings on canvas, portraits, oriental artefacts, textiles and the precious and highly refined microsculptures of Giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo, guide you through the historical moments that have marked life within and outside the walls of this city. 

 

 

La Femme

An ancient residence that narrates and delivers beauty.

Didactic spaces, bookshops, conference rooms, libraries, an elegant cafeteria and then a series of temporary exhibitions of the highest level that have brought Etruscan art, the art of Chagall, the Impressionists and many other beautiful works within the walls of the Mazzetti Court.

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00-19:00
Wednesday: 10:00-19:00
Thursday: 10:00-19:00
Friday: 10:00-19:00
Saturday: 10:00-19:00
Sunday: 10:00-19:00
1 January
14:00
19:00
6 January
10:00
19:00
Easter
10-19
Easter Monday
10-19
25 April
10-19
1 May
10-19
2 June
10-19
15 August
10-19
1 November
10-19
8 December
10-19
24 December
10-16
25 December
Chiuso
26 December
10-19
31 December
10-18
Visitable
YES
Discount agreement
Abbonamento Musei Torino Piemonte e Valle d'Aosta
Torino+Piemonte Card
Discount agreement
Abbonamento Musei Torino Piemonte e Valle d'Aosta
Torino+Piemonte Card
Free single visit
YES
Guided single visit
YES
Audio guide single visit
YES
Free groups visit
YES
Guided grups visit
YES
€ 10 Smarticket, il biglietto unico per tutti i siti della Fondazione Asti Musei, oppure € 5 per visitare un solo sito
full price
€ 8 Smarticket; € 5 per i nati o residenti in provincia di Asti
reduced price
Over 65, under 18, studenti universitari con tesserino.
Categories entitled to the reduction
Disabled access
YES
Bookshop
YES
Cafeteria
YES
Game kit
Themed visits
SI
Workshop
SI

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44.8997125, 8.2008384

Ente Turismo Langhe Monferrato Roero
Piazza Risorgimento, 2 - 12051 ALBA (CN)
Tel.+39.0173.35833 - Fax +39.0173.363878
info@visitlmr.it