Giovanni Verga’s Museum is situated in
via Sant’Anna, between via Vittorio Emanuele and via Garibaldi.
In this house-museum are preserved some
pieces of furniture, books and manuscripts of “ I Malavoglia”and
“Mastro don Gesualdo” by G. Verga who was born in Catania in
1840 on 2nd September.
house is made up by several rooms: the entrance with the
writer’s writing-desk; the large hall; the study-library that
preserved six libraries containing over 2000 volumes.
bedroom is divided into two rooms : in the second one there is a
wardrobe containing Verga’s clothes, while in a little
sitting-room, some pieces of furniture from his house in Milan,
are preserved; then there is a dining-room with precious
sideboards and a service-lift from the kitchen.
Verga house and museum:
via S. Anna n. 8, Catania Tel: o95/7150598 - 095/538898 -
095/7472268 Visiting hours: Thursday-Saturday 9.00 - 13.30
holidays 9.00 - 13.30. Full fares: € 3 Reduced-rate ticket € 2
. Services: library and guided visits.