the great sack of 1630 and the Gonzagas' fall, the passage under the Austrian
government allows the city economical and cultural rebirth.
The Palace was built starting in 1784 on the initiative of a branch of the noble Trentino D'Arco family who had settled permanently in Mantua since 1740.
This palace, with its neoclassical triumph, rapresent one of the most important sign of the baroque style. The architect Anton Galli Bibiena created is the fantastic Scientific Theater where Mozart played in 16 january 1770.
Another near building of Palace contains the extraordinary pictorial cycle of the Sala dello Zodiaco, the work of Falconetto, executed around the year 1515.
|When:||From Tuesday to Sunday since March until January|
|Information:||For Palazzo d'Arco and the Scientific Theatre tickets and bookings against payment. Reductions and gratuities are foreseen.|
|Meeting point:||Palazzo d'Arco|