Paolo Giovio archaeological museum

Como archeological museum

The Paolo Giovio museum is located inside Palazzo Giovio, an ancient building which belonged to the noble Giovio family. It is located in Piazza Medaglie d’Oro, Como, near the southwest corner of the walls which delimit the downtown area.

On the first floor, you will find a section dedicated to an 1800s archaeological collection of Egyptian and Greek artifacts. The other parts of the museum collect local archaeological findings from the paleolithic, Roman, and medieval ages. The archaeological museum is connected to the Giuseppe Garibaldi historical museum.

Learn more about…


Address: Piazza Medaglie d’Oro 1, Como
Opening times: Tue-Sun: 10 am-6 pm
Ticket price: €4. First Sunday of the month: free
Phone: +39 031 252 550