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"Pietro Ghizzardi" Museum House

The former house of the artist still houses the largest collection of paintings, plastics, graphics and manuscript of Pietro Ghizzardi.

Address and contacts

Via De Rossi, 27/B - 42022 Boretto
Cellulare - Mobile +39 340 5072384
Email info@pietroghizzardi.com
Sito web - Website www.pietroghizzardi.com
Sito web - Website
Museums of Boretto

Opening times

Open at weekends, only upon reservation, with guided tours.
Compulsory mask.


Free entrance

How to get there


By car
From Reggio Emilia: 30 kilometres along the Provincial Road 358
From the A1 Milan to Bologna motorway: leave the motorway at the Reggio Emilia exit and follow signs to Castelnuovo Sotto for 30 kilometers.
From the A22 Modena to Brennero Motorway: leave the motorway at the Reggiolo exit and follow signs to Guastalla for 25 kilometers.

By train
From Reggio Emilia: TPER local train service from Reggio Emilia to Guastalla.
State railway service on the Parma-Suzzara line.

By coach
From Reggio Emilia: public transport service bus No. 93 from Reggio Emilia to Boretto with branch service to Viadana (Mantua).
From Viadana: take the coach service running between Mantua and Parma.

By river
From Mantua: at the “Laghi” dock.
From Cremona: from the “Porto Fluviale” (River port)

Historical notes

The Museum is located in the house where the artist lived for 10 years. The institution was founded in Boretto (RE) in 1992 thanks of Nives Pecchini Ghizzardi, grandson of the artist.

The "Pietro Ghizzardi" House Museum hosts the largest existing collection of the artist's works, which include paintings, murals, sculptures, engravings, manuscripts of published and unpublished literary works.
It contains various testimonies relating to the life and work of the artist. photographic and video archives, biographic materials, press reviews and the complete collection of the artist catalogs. The “Pietro Ghizzardi” House Museum is the seat of the “Pietro Ghizzardi” Historical Archive, founded in 1978, which oversees the cataloging of the artist's works.

Since August 2015, the "Pietro Ghizzardi" House Museum is a member of the European Outsider Art Association - EOA

Affresco Il Mosè by Pietro GhizzardiBedroom of Maria, mother of Pietro GhizzardiStudio of Pietro GhizzardiDetail of Pietro Ghizzardi


In order:
Fresco of The Moses by Pietro Ghizzardi © Casa Museo Pietro Ghizzardi
Bedroom of Mary, mother of Pietro Ghizzardi © Casa Museo Pietro Ghizzardi
Details of a manuscript by Pietro Ghizzardi © Casa Museo Pietro Ghizzardi
Pietro's studio © Casa Museo Pietro Ghizzardi