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The Lucca Center of Contemporary Art

The new museum is located inside the Palazzo Boccella in the historic centre of Lucca

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The new Lucca Center of Contemporary Art (Lu.C.C.A.) is located inside Palazzo Boccella in the historic centre of Lucca just a few steps from the celebrated Piazza Mercato (the piazza which follows the lines of the ancient amphitheatre.) The palazzo is typical of 16th century architecture and the museum is distributed over five floors inside the building, all connected by an elevator and a staircase in pietra serena. The principal entrance opens into a room for welcoming visitors with a reception desk and information on current and upcoming exhibits and events.

The exhibit areas are distributed over two floors and eight separate spaces with rooms created specifically for sculpture, decorative and industrial arts, video art, and photography.The museum also includes a caffetteria, bookshop, lounge, and coatcheck.

How to arrive at Lu.C.C.A.:

Lu.C.C.A. Is located at Via della Fratta 36, in front of the Church of Madonna dello Stellario, where Via Santa Gemma Galgani, Via della Zecca and Via dei Fossi meet. Parking is available in the nearby Piazza San Francesco in the parking area of the ex-Caserma Mazzini. By car: From the tollgate at Lucca Est take Viale Europa to the roundabout, turn right on Viale Giosè Carducci and follow the wall along Viale Giuseppe Giusti and half way along Viale Giacomo Pacini until you arrive at Porta Elisa. Enter the historic centre and, after about 500m, turn right in Via Santa Chiara and contine to Piazza San Francesco. Turn left and the museum is 300m ahead. By bus: Take Lines 7 or 13 from the train station getting off at the Piazza San Francesco and Via San Niccolao stop.

Contact information:

Ph: +39 0583 492180
Fax: +39 0583 950499
Email: info@luccamuseum.com


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