Museo della Porziuncola, Santa Maria degli Angeli

Part of a former Franciscan convent, Museo della Porziuncola provides better understanding of the cult of St. Francis, one of the most venerated saints in history. Archival documents, archeological finds, period furnishings, and Renaissance artworks are displayed in chronological order. Climb a flight of stairs leading to the so-called Conventino--recently restored cells of friars, now hosting temporary exhibits of religious art. Plan your visit to Museo della Porziuncola and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Assisi tour itinerary maker app.
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  • This is a nice museum to give you a fell for Francis and the area. It includes the Basilica. I enjoyed the nativity scenes.  more »
  • While a mess was ongoing we could stroll through most of the basilica. Impressive building, including the contrasts between the very sober central part and the more decorated side parts. Not to be...  more »
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  • We made a pilgrimage from St. Clare, to St. DaMiano, to the Museo della Porziucola. We did not realize that we were retracing the last journey of St Francis before his death. He had gone to see Clare at DaMiano the day before his passing. What a beautiful and spiritual day. I highly recommend doing it.
  • Beautiful tribute.

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