The Vestments

The Vestments

The museum display of vestments is not, in ecclesiastical museums, mere exposure of the past. Admire the liturgical furnishings, the sacred vessels and vestments ancient allows visitors to know the true essence of a religious museum: the continuity of worship from that It reaches past to the present and which, through art, joining the centuries to create a unique movement.

From here one can also understand the value pastoral that can have the exhibition of objects liturgical: Christianity has produced in time furniture for drawing on the cult of genius artists.

Again, in contemplation the beauty, the liturgical furnishings, although not included in its natural context, it becomes a means eg to worship God.

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The Franciscan Art Gallery "R. Caracciolo" of Lecce, was founded in 1968 by Father Egidio De Tommaso, in order to preserve, enhance and promote the pictorial heritage of the province as lesser of Salento.


The Franciscan Art Gallery is pleased to welcome you for guided tours by reservation.

Opening to the Public:
Thursday - Friday - Saturday from 16:00 to 19:00. Last entry half an hour before closing

All other days reservation.

Address: Via Imperatore Adriano, 79 - 73100 Lecce

Phone: +39 0832.455009





Site created with the funds for the redevelopment of the Museum System (Line of intervention 4.2 - Action 4.2.1 ERDF Puglia 2007/2013).