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  • Napoli
    Certosa e Museo di San Martino
  • Napoli
    Certosa e Museo di San Martino
  • Napoli
    Certosa e Museo di San Martino
  • Napoli
    Certosa e Museo di San Martino

Certosa e Museo di San Martino

Napoli
Museums

 

The Neapolitan monastery, dedicated to Saint Martin, bishop of Tours, was founded in 1325 at the behest of Charles, Duke of Calabria and son of Robert of Angiò. The enormous structure was designed by the Senese architect Tino di Camaino and by Attanasio Primario who followed closely the architectural canons of the Carthusian order to which the monastery belonged and the rules laid down by its founder, Saint Bruno of Cologne. Little remains today of the original gothic structure which has been profoundly modified by successive restructurings. Between the end of the 1500s and the 1600s the whole monastery was completely transformed at the hands of several artists. Only the subterranean parts have retained their original form and they now houses the section of the museum dedicated to sculpture. In the ancient kitchens one can also find the "Sezione presepiale" which houses models of the nativity scene of Christ. Other holdings of the museum include sculptures, glasses, the gallery located in the priory, and a collection of Neapolitan paintings from the nineteenth century. From both the museum and the monastery it is possible to enjoy spectacular views over the Bay of Naples and the hills of Vomero.

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How to reach the site

Napoli, Largo San Martino 8

Funicolare di Montesanto: MORGHEN station
Funicolare di Chiaia: CIMAROSA station
Funicolare Centrale: PIAZZA FUGA station
Metro: line 1 VANVITELLI station
Bus ANM: line V1 PIAZZALE SAN MARTINO stop

Services and Accessibility

educational tours for groups
audio guides
bookshop
cloak room
accessible site

NEWS

  • From August 15th to September 3th 2019 the Museum will close at 5 .pm. and last entry at 4 p.m
     
  • Until September 29th, the sections of the Museum that can be visited are:
    Exhibition "Vesuvius daily_Vesuvius universal" in the section Images and Memories, from 9.30 am to 5.00 pm (last entry at 4.00 pm)
    Church (without access to the nave) and outbuildings.
    Cloisters.
    Panoramic Gardens (open until an hour before sunset)
    Naval Section
    Presepe and Quarto del Priore, openings not regularly guaranteed
     
  • The site will be open for free every first Sunday of the month from October to March and on the following dates:
    March 14th
    25 April
    June 2nd
    11th July
    19 September (from 8.30 am to 5.00 pm)
    October 13th
    November 25th
    December 21st

Info and Reservation

Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm and from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Saturday from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm
848 800 288
+39 06 399 67 050 mobile and abroad

 

Certosa e Museo di San Martino

Napoli

Coopculture

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Didactic tours

Groups
  • timetable: open
    language: Italian, English,French, German, Spanish
    participants: up to 25 people
    price: €100,00 + cost of ticket 
    duration: 1 hour
    reservation: required

    Guided tour by Progetto Museo
     

Audio guides

Language
  • italiano, inglese, francese
Duration
  • 1 ora e 10 min
Cost
  • € 5

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Certosa e Museo di San Martino

Napoli

Coopculture

Hours

Open

08.30 - 19.30


Dundays and holidays closed at 5 p.m
 

The site will be open for free every first Sunday of the month from October to March and on the following dates:

March 14th
25 April
June 2nd
11th July
19 September
October 13th
November 25th
December 21st

Closed

On Wednesday
 

Ticket Office

It closes one hour before closing time

 

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