Sacred Art of Vilanova de Lourenzá Museum

The museum

In the Benedictine church of the Vilanova de Lourenzá monastery (today parish church) the visitor can find this small museum housing an important collection of sacred art - including smithing, sculpture, painting, furniture and clothing.

It is impressive the 5th century Conde Santo Tomb located in the Valdeflores Chapel. Also exceptional, the visitor will find in the sacristy a 17th century reliquary made of stone and coloured wood by Francisco de Andrade. The collection of 18th century smithing is available in the Valvanera Chapel. Furthermore, the visitor can enjoy sculptures and painting from the 18th century in all the rooms of the monastery.

Lastly, it is noteworthy the old monks' library, with four thousand books, including some editions from the 16th century.

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