From 12 March 2022 to 29 May 2022

An exhibition to learn about the extraordinary and complexity of the UNESCO serial site "Longobards in Italy" through a multi-sensory journey accessible to all visitors.

The exhibition

Toccar con mano i Longobardi, displayed at Santa Giulia Museum until the 29th of May 2022, is the exhibition created by the Italia Langobardorum Association in collaboration with the State Tactile Museo Omero with the goal of making the extraordinary and complexity of the UNESCO serial site “Longobards in Italy: Places of Power (568–774 A.D.)” known, thanks to a tactile journey and a differentiated range of museum fruition, ensuring everyone an optimal multi-sensory inclusive experience.

Seven three-dimensional miniature of the monuments representing the Lombard serial site and seven miniature relating to the areas where the monuments are located, are included in the exhibition to allow the tactile exploration of the original context.

The exhibition already arranged at the Museo Tattile Omero of Ancona, at Palazzo Paolo V of Benevento, in the Castle of Monte Sant’Angelo and in the Rocca Albornoziana of Spoleto, Toccar con mano i Longobardi is now open to visitors by purchasing the Santa Giulia Museum entrance ticket and it will then be hosted in other cities that are part of the UNESCO site.

Virtual Tour

Longobards in Italy: Places of Power (568–774 A.D.)

The serial property “Longobards in Italy: Places of Power (568–774 A.D.)”, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 25th of June 2011, includes Cividale del Friuli, Brescia, Torba-Castelseprio, Campello sul Clitunno, Spoleto, Benevento and Monte Sant’Angelo and represents the most important Lombard monuments along the Italian territory, from the north to the south of the Peninsula, where the domains of the Lombard Duchies extended.
This culturale heritage represent the most significant example or best-preserved among the many testimonies spread throughout the country and reflects the universality of the Lombard culture at its peak.



Free entry, subject to purchasing the Santa Giulia Museum entrance ticket.

Opening hours

The exhibition follows the opening hours of Santa Giulia Museum:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Mondays (no holiday)
Last admission to the Santa Giulia Museum: at 4:30 p.m.

Information and booking

It is recommended to purchase the ticket through the website as the quota rules restrict entry to a limited number of visitors.

In the impossibility of making reservations, it is advisable to contact the CUP Single Booking Centre 030 2977833030 2977834 (Monday – Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) / or to check website to see the existing reservations booked.

Guided tours and workshops

Special guided tours and workshops for schools, families and visitors are offered each Saturday by the Education Services and Public Engagement area of Fondazione Brescia Musei.