Palazzo Doria-Tursi

Palazzo Doria-Tursi information

Genoa , Italy
Address
Street Via Garibaldi 9
More information
www.museidigenova.it
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Lonely Planet review

Tickets must be purchased at the bookshop inside Palazzo Doria-Tursi . The palace’s Sala Paganiniana has a small but absorbing collection of legendary violinist Niccolò Paganini’s personal effects. Pride of place goes to his ‘Canone’ violin, made in Cremona in 1743. One lucky musician gets to play the maestro’s violin during October’s Paganiniana festival. Other artefacts on show include letters, musical scores and his travelling chess set. The palace has housed Genoa’s town hall since 1848.