Free museum Sundays back

Oct 05, 2019 556

Italian museums will be free again on Sundays from October 6 as a government scheme curbed by the last culture minister is reintroduced, sources said Thursday. All State museums and cultural and archaeological sites will again be free to enter on the first Sunday of the month.

Prime sites include Pompeii, the Colosseum, the Reggia di Caserta and Trieste's Miramare Castle. The scheme was first launched by then culture minister Dario Franceschini in 2014. It saw over 15 million non-paying visitors before being curtailed by the last culture minister, Alberto Bonisoli.

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