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Established in 1973, at the initiative of the then parish priest Don Sergio Campana, with the intent to collect objects of sacred art of the collegiate church and other churches in the city, the Museum is located, for some years, in two locations that communicate with the left nave of the Church.
Sacred objects include:
-astili crosses dating from the 14TH to the 17th century;
-a 14th-century censer;
-a peace in ivory and ebony that represents a "Pietà" of the 15th century;
-two wooden statues of Golden Antonio Badruddin (15th-16th century) depicting "St Peter" and "St. Paul";
-Silver ciborium of th
The Church of San Francesco, already a monumental building in itself, went on to become the home of important works of art from other religious buildings from 1926, the year in which the imposing restoration works begun at the start of the century were completed, returning the church to its early Franciscan simplicity. The Museum of San Francesco was only established in 1977, when the altar pieces that had previously been removed from the church, were placed in what was once the vestry. The current layout, dating back to 2005, has removed all extraneous works from the church and now a