MIC International Museum of Ceramics – Faenza

Viale Baccarini, 19

48018 Faenza RA

0546 697311

The International Museum of Ceramics, founded in 1908, has the largest collection of ceramics in the world. It documents ceramic pottery worldwide over a span of five millennia, with over 30,000 complete pieces and thousands of shards. It features over 8,000 square meters of display space, well-equipped depositories accessible to scholars, a specialized library with over 60,000 volumes, and a photo archive of Italian majolica pottery.

It hosts a restoration laboratory and an educational workshop (set up by the designer Bruno Munari) the latter targets schools of all levels and teachers. The museum has a well-stocked bookshop, and since 1913 it publishes Faenza, an international journal devoted to majolica and glazen earthenware.