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Civico Museo Sartorio

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Absolutely delightful.

If I was impressed by the Revoltella museum, (a couple of hundred yards downhill), then the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JandApe
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London
A real hidden gem for art lovers in particular

This free museum (and that in itself is remarkable) is a former palazzo complete with beautiful... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
jgc37
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Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I was impressed by the Revoltella museum, (a couple of hundred yards downhill), then the Sartorio Civic Museum really quite astonished me. Let’s begin with the best bit – it’s free, (or it was in August 2018). Hailing from a city where, (almost), all...More

1  Thank JandApe
Reviewed 19 December 2017

This free museum (and that in itself is remarkable) is a former palazzo complete with beautiful furnishings, including, as others have said, the kitchen, but also lots of remarkably preserved furniture. There are also a handful of glorious art works by Tiepolo and Carpaccio, and...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

After completing the European Peace Walk from Vienna to Trieste I came across the Civico Museo Sartorio. The guide was wonderful and spoke excellent English. The building was mostly set up as a period piece with beautiful furnishings which included, my highlight, the kitchen. Such...More

Thank Barb R
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful surprise! One can only visit the museum with a guide. This is because they don't have enough personnel to keep an eye on all the rooms. So they organize guided visits every one hour and fifteen minutes. The guide was very knowledgeable...More

Thank Luisella P
Reviewed 19 March 2016

It has everything, the man who made the collection has left the most amazing bits of history as well as the 240 Tiepolo drawings that are out of this world. Make sure you go to the ground floor to see the other collection and the...More

Thank lynden33
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

It was late afternoon on a Saturday and we weren't sure we could gain admittance because it looked like a small wedding reception was happening. We were delighted with a guide that made this museum truly meaningful and a true delight to experience! This building...More

2  Thank Nicki S
Reviewed 10 May 2015

We were recieved shortly (an hour) before closing time and given an intelligent, coherent and responsive guided tour. The guide was clearly an academic rather than a scripted automaton. The collection is fantastically rich. Generally I hate guided tours. This one was highly satisfactory. I...More

1  Thank Howard86
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Extensive art collection , modern to Renaissance. The Renaissance collection is worth the admission alone! An old elegant home houses this museum, and the living rooms have been beautifully restored. The 19th century kitchen was intact, with the stoves and cookware. Very unusual. Personal guides...More

2  Thank hereford
Reviewed 19 September 2013

Not far from the sea and the center pedestrian area, this home previously belonging to a family of Trieste merchants was donated along with all its contents to the city. Besides the incredible collection of 246 Tiepolo sketches, the 4th largest collection in the world,...More

3  Thank Intlmover
Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

Very interesting museum of you want to see How Triestes commercial elite / aristocracy used to live. Nice big rooms full of antiques. Amazing drawings of Tiepolo. The Sta Chiara tryptichis old but not the best one i' ve ever seen. Go for the splendid...More

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