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Museo Nazionale - Ravenna

fresco of Giotto's school, from monastery of Santa Chiara_photo of archive of Soprintendenza
Via Fiandrini Benedetto - Ravenna
Opening hours: info +39 0544 543711
Phone: +39 0544 543711

Located in the cloisters of the former Benedictine monastery, in the monumental complex of San Vitale, theMuseo Nazionale(National Museum) contains important collections of the minor arts, including some funerary stelae and inscriptions, various archaeological finds, a collection of textiles (from Coptic to Renaissance), a beautiful collection of ivories, a valuable collection of icons, a numismatic section and a fascinating collection of ancient weapons.

Inside the museum there is also a cycle of fourteenth-century frescoes of Saint Clare, which adorned the Church of the Poor Clares in Ravenna, nowadays the Rasi Theatre.