Historic building, designed and built in 1694 by engineer Hercules Torelli after Vauban’s model. It was used as depot where gunpowder, explosives and other war supplies were stored, and it currently houses art exhibitions. It has a rectangular plan with a solid-brick barrel vault. The building is made of stone and brick. The floor is at zero ground level. Access is through a single door to the south. The floor is made of old, porous solid brick. The building has temperature and humidity control systems, plus a radio frequency fire and/or smoke detection system.
Tuesday to Saturday: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm & 6 pm to 8:30 pm.
Sundays and public holidays: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Monday: Closed.
EXHIBITION HALL DIMENSIONS
The room has a total 149.48 square metres, being 20.20 m long x 7.40 m wide. An MDF panel supported by a metal frame standing some 50 cm off the wall covers the entire perimeter. The panel is flat up to 2.4 m high and from there it curves and takes a half-moon shape. Wall space amounts to a total 55 linear metres, plus 3 2.40 m x 3 m modules.