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Museo Civico information
Lonely Planet review
This civic art museum is housed in one of Palladio’s finest buildings, designed in 1550 with a colonnaded ground floor and double-height loggia. The frescoed ground floor includes the ultimate baroque party room: the Sala dal Firmamento (Salon of the Skies), with Domenico Brusasorci’s ceiling fresco of Diana the moon goddess galloping across the sky to meet a bare-arsed Helios, god of the sun.
Upstairs galleries present works by Vicenza masters in the context of a handful of major works by Venetian masters such as Veronese, Tiepolo and Tintoretto.