Treasure Museum of the Basilica of Saint Francis in Assisi

Local nameMuseo del Tesoro della Basilica di San Francesco e Collezione Perkins
LocationAssisi, Italy

The Treasure museum of the basilica of Saint Francis contains a collection of sacred art that is on display in two halls found on the northern side of the Cloister of Pope Sixtus IV which is part of the Sacro Convento in Assisi, Italy. The entrance is found on the second level of the renaissance cloister behind the apse of the Basilica of Saint Francis, which houses the remains of St. Francis of Assisi. Since 1986 the Museum has also displayed a collection of works donated to the Conventual Franciscan Friars by the Secular Franciscan and American art critic, Frederick Mason Perkins, who died in Assisi in October 1955.

The Museum is part of the Associazione Musei Ecclesiastici Italiani and the network Museale Ecclesiastica Umbra.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treasure_Museum_of_the_Basilica_of_Saint_Francis_in_Assisi

Official Website http://www.sanfrancescoassisi.org/

Email museo@sanfrancescoassisi.org

Phone +39 075 8190074

Coordinates 43°4'28.177" N 12°36'21.157" E

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