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Casa di Dante

Via Santa Margherita 1, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 219416
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Casa di Dante, a restored medieval house similar to Dante's birthplace, also serves as a museum recording the life and times of this famous poet.
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Via Santa Margherita 1, 50122, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small museum relates the work and life of Dante Alighieri, XIII poet. It also gives you an understanding of life in Florence during that era. Why did the Tuscans build towers, what did their homes look like, who were their enemies etc... The museum...More

Thank zauberin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We discovered the Casa Di Dante, or the Dante House Museum by accident. While exploring the lanes from the Piazza del Duomo in Florence, we chanced upon the Casa Di Dante. Our group of four was all excited, being Dante enthusiasts in our student days,...More

Thank Ayub Q
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Lovely building but they stretched a small amount of material too far. A shame they did not talk more about his work. Also, the translations are terrible, peppered with long flowery sentences that make no sense and go nowhere.

Thank Ilovechoc
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I thought this museum would be a nice change after seeing a bunch of paintings and sculptures. No, not much. The house purports to be the home of Dante and give a flavor of his life, but I found the displays lifeless and uninteresting. Not...More

Thank Gkmchardy
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I went in because, of course, I'm in florence and Dante is the symbol of the Italian literature, so why not? But the visit was overrated, the only thing I appreciated was on the last floor, some original books

Thank etabetaTorino
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

If you want to understand more about the time of time in which Dante lived, then you can learn it here. However, this may or may not be Dante's home. There are artifacts from the period but nothing really directly linked to Dante. However, if...More

Thank Harry F
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The Casa di Dante one would expect would be filled with exhibits devoted to his writings, but instead it'a primarily devoted to the interfamily wars of the period. Next to nothing on display on either the Comedy or the Vita. Not worth the entrance fee.

Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I had high expectations for this visit since I love Dante.. I have visited a lot of museums but this is probably the worst possible house museum. The shelves were dusty and dirty. The content was mainly placed up in the walls in big boards...More

Thank ilema85 .
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Dante's actual house was completely destroyed during World War 2, possibly earlier, and nobody is exactly sure anymore where it stood, apparently. This museum is a tribute to the great poet-theologian that features some items relevant to his family, class, and biography. BUT, the 'medieval...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Just down a couple of blocks from the Duomo, this Dante remembrance is a sweet little experience that reflects the period in which Dante lived in Florence.

Thank Will M
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