Vincenzo Vela Museum

Largo Vela, 6853 Ligornetto, +41 91 640 70 40

The Ticinese sculptor Vincenzo Vela (1820-1891) earned the highest honours at the time of the Unification of Italy. In the mid-19th century the artist had a country house built for him to live and work in, at his native village. In a specially created hall, Vincenzo Vela regularly showed his works to a wide public of Swiss and Italian art lovers.

In fulfilment of his father's wishes, in 1892 Sp...

MUSEUMS Art museums
ACCESSIBILITY Wheelchair accessible
WEATHER Bad weather
Largo Vela, 6853 Ligornetto
Tel.: +41 91 640 70 40
Fax: +41 91 647 32 41
Gianna Mina
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