Visit the museums of Sassari

  • Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum Sanna GA - The museum, built in 1932 to preserve archaeological remains collected by Senator Giovanni Antonio Sanna, includes a section Archeologica, a picture gallery and a section Ethnographic. Archaeological Section, the most significant museum houses many exhibits that let you trace the history the island through the different periods of Sardinian civilization: from prehistoric times, it passes through the cultures and nuraghic nuragiche, including the Phoenician-Punic period, the Roman and medieval times. On display are ceramics, stone tools, stone statues of the period nuraghic and small bronze sculptures of the period nuragico; very interesting r icostruzioni huts of villages nuragici the domus de Janas and tombs of giants. Besides jewelry, balsamari vitreous paste polychrome terracotta masks and the Phoenician-Punic period, followed by floor mosaics from the Roman villas of Alghero and Sorso. A large room was also dedicated to the medieval period. The Gallery keeps valuable works by artists from Sardinian'900 to'300, including the Master of Ozieri, Marghinotti and Biasi, Ballero, Delitala, Dessy and some Flemish painter. Of particular interest the San Sebastiano del Maestro Ozieri and the fifteenth-century triptych by Bartolomeo Vivarini. In the ethnographic section, you can admire the objects of everyday life for a time, the tools related to craft and to the ancient crafts of Sassarese, in addition to the traditional costumes, the jewelry, musical instruments and folk art objects from different locations of Sardinia.
  • Museum Diocesan Treasury of the Cathedral of Sassari - Set in a building adjacent to the transept of the Cathedral, the Diocesan Museum collects silverware, furniture and sacred vestments, missals and precious paintings of great value belonging to the Cathedral. The materials exposed were mixed, but all document the devotion of Sassari, starting from the famous processional banner, painted on both sides, until the so-called Gold of the Assumption, jewels adorning the statue of the Madonna. Among the paintings include the Madonna of Unity, by Charles Van Loo, and the Flight into Egypt dell'Orbetto, a pupil of Caravaggio.
  • Ethnographic Museum "Francesco Bande" - This small but interesting museum is dedicated to Francesco Bande, accordionist and organs of international fame in his career he has promoted and disseminated the Sardinian folk traditions. The museum exhibited costumes on stage, most characteristic Sardinian traditional costumes, mostly from Bultei, country of origin of Francesco Bande, you can admire beautiful embroidered vests, corsets, lace, shawls and handkerchiefs used by women to cover their heads. In another wing of the Museum are exhibited musical instruments belonging to the Master.
  • Sassari Brigade Museum - The museum, located at The Barracks in Marmora Piazza Castello, is dedicated to the Sassari Brigade, tactical units recruited on a regional basis and a unique example for compactness and value during the military operations of World War I. Preserves relics photographs, documents, maps, remnants of war, uniforms, and the reconstruction at a natural trench, with cross-linked and sacks of sand.
  • Pavilion dell'Artigianato "Eugenio Tavolara" - Facing public gardens in the House on Garibaldi, a modern building houses the Hall dell'Artiginato that exposes the best pieces of the various artisan cooperatives scattered throughout the sardegna, represented by regional ISLAND The rooms are on display valuables such as necklaces, earrings and bracelets filigree, coral jewelry made according to ancient traditional designs, ancient terracotta vases and reproduced according to the techniques in use at the time. And then carpet the characteristic geometric designs, the tombolo lace fabrics, baskets and dwarf palms in terracotta pots.