Bologna

While crowds of tourists fill Venice, Florence and Rome, Bologna remains relatively quiet in comparison. This medieval university town is charming, historic and fun to explore… and you’ll find Bologna’s local cuisine is light-years away from the American deli meat bearing the city’s name.

Il Museo del Suono e della Canzone

Visit the Fonoprint studios in Bologna, where the great artists of Italian music have recorded their greatest hits. Don't miss the unique opportunity to visit Fonoprint, the recording studios that house the Museum of Sound and Song (Museo del suono e della canzone). The history of italian music was made here since the 70's with great singers, such as Lucio Dalla, Vasco Rossi and Zucchero, who...

Museo Internazionale e Biblioteca della Musica

The Music Museum of Bologna is home to the nine rooms of the exhibition, which illustrate about six centuries of the history of European music. There are over one hundred paintings of famous people from the music world, which are a part of the picture gallery started by Padre Giovanni Battista Martini, more than eighty antique musical instruments, and a large selection of valuable historical...

Museo di Palazzo Poggi

Against the extraordinary backdrop of the 16th-century wall paintings that decorate the building, the Museo di Palazzo Poggi reconstructs the paths of research and education that gave Bologna its sterling scientific reputation in the modern age: the Ulisse Aldrovandi Museum, the Ferdinando Cospi Collection, the collections amassed by Luigi Ferdinando Marsili, and the furnishings and instruments...