Siena, The National Painting Gallery

See the stunning collection which was started in 18th century


Located in the late-Gothic Palazzo Bonsignori, which dates to the first half of the 1400s, this is the most important collection of Sienese painting in the world. The focus is on the 14th and 15th centuries when Siena was a centre of artistic production and innovation, but also includes masterpieces from the Mannerist and Baroque periods. The collection includes works by Duccio di Boninsegna, Simone Martini, Pietro and Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Giovanni di Paolo and Domenico Beccafumi.


Opening hours:

Mondays: 8:30am-1:30pm

Tuesday-Saturday: 8:15am-7:15pm

Sundays: 8:15am-1:15pm

Closed on January 1, May 1 and December 25.



€2.00 reduced price

Free for children under 18, seniors over 65 and Italian school groups.


The museum is accessible to wheelchair users.


Via San Pietro 29
Ph: +39 0577 281161

Where not a single stone has changed down the centuries
Siena shines perfectly from a distance in its medieval magnificence. The three hills amid which the city rests rise up like an idyllic film set, the old boundaries soften like the past into a countryside that sometimes still seem like the scene painted by Ambrosia Lorenzetti in the Allegory of Good Government in the halls of Siena's city hall. ...