Museo nazionale d'arte medievale e moderna della Basilicata

The Museo nazionale d'arte medievale e moderna della Basilicata (pronounced [pa'lattso laɱ'fraŋki]) is an art museum located inside the building Palazzo Lanfranchi, which is located in Piazzetta Pascoli, in the Historic Centre of Matera Basilicata, Italy. In front of the entrance, a sculpture by artist Kengiro Azuma titled La Goccia is exhibited.[1]

Palazzo Lanfranchi
Palazzo Lanfranchi Matera.jpg
The entrance of Palazzo Lanfranchi
LocationMatera, Italy
Coordinates40°39′46″N 16°36′38″E / 40.662830°N 16.610441°E / 40.662830; 16.610441Coordinates: 40°39′46″N 16°36′38″E / 40.662830°N 16.610441°E / 40.662830; 16.610441
TypeArt museum, Design/Textile Museum, Historic site
Websitewww.beniculturali.it

In the past, the building that now hosts the museum - Palazzo Lanfranchi - used to be a seminary and, starting from 1864, it became the seat of the high school Liceo ginnasio Emanuele Duni, which now is located uptown.

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