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Museo Teatrale Carlo Schmidl

Museo Teatrale Carlo Schmidl
Palazzo Gopcevich via Rossini, 4
34100 Trieste
+39 040 675 4068
The Museum documents the life of theatre and music in Trieste in the past two centuries, with a collection of posters, photographs, costumes and a number of other different items. Its collection of musical instruments includes some particularly interesting items, including the fortepiano, harmonium and mechanical instruments such as the autopiano. The museum also has an important library and an internationally renowned archive containing a vast collection of posters and programmes, documents and memorabilia of the most prestigious names of Trieste’s music and entertainment world from the 1700s to modern days. Also of interest, the “Giorgio Strehler” collection and “Riccardo Gmeiner” Media Library.