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Museo Opificio delle Pietre Dure

Via Degli Alfani 78, 50121, Florence, Italy
+39 055 26511
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This museum is small and can be as quick as you like. It is extremely close to the Accademia, so... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2017
Dumdoc
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Boise
A Jewel Box

Exquisite workmanship in seldom-seen artistry. The second-floor collection of the tools used to... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2016
CWLNYC
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New York
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“small museum” (14 reviews)
“table tops” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Degli Alfani 78, 50121, Florence, Italy
San Marco
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+39 055 26511
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"semi precious stones"
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"small museum"
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"table tops"
in 3 reviews
"amazing craftsmanship"
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"inlaid marble"
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"less than an hour"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful things"
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"amazing pieces"
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"medici chapel"
in 2 reviews
"mosaics"
in 18 reviews
"workshop"
in 7 reviews
"accademia"
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"collection"
in 10 reviews
"workmanship"
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"beauty"
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"agate"
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

This museum is small and can be as quick as you like. It is extremely close to the Accademia, so it can easily take less than an hour of your day including the time it takes to get there if you are going to see...More

3  Thank Dumdoc
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

Exquisite workmanship in seldom-seen artistry. The second-floor collection of the tools used to create these extraordinary pieces was fascinating in itself.

Thank CWLNYC
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

I wouldn't have gone out of my way to visit this museum, but it was right near the Accademia and I love marble. This is a small museum with gorgeous inlaid marble table tops, colorful marble sculpture, beautiful wall and ceiling art, and marble samples....More

Thank Cynthia F
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

In addition to the usual table tops made out of inlaid stones, there were some "pictures" made entirely of pieces of stone put together: for example, a blue and white agate represented the sky.

Thank Jonathan R
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a regular stop for us when in Florence. The workmanship and beauty of the work is unrivaled. Presentation is first rate and the experience in very manageable in terms of time and money.

Thank Tom B
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

A friend of mine recommended to go visit this small museum, and I am glad I did. The entrance fee is modest (Eur 4), and each room has nicely made up explanations in 4 languages. The artistry and skills for handling semiprecious stones plus the...More

1  Thank MuttiB
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

You can get in and out of this museum in under 45 minutes, but it is absolutely worth the time and (minimal) effort. Right around the corner from Galleria dell'Accademia, it is convenient to other plans (but you really need to get to the other...More

Thank SasquatchFingers
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

It was amazing to see all the masterpieces made from semi-precious stones that belonged to Medici family! The museum has two floors, that are full of funuture, pictures,paintings,desks and other subjects from stones. It is incredible to imagine how did they manage to do this...More

1  Thank Yamidsommar2
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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

If you like gems, semi precious stones and art this place is more impressive than many of the popular attractions in Florence. Our favourite venue after climbing the Duomo and David.

Thank Nick H
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

I really enjoyed visiting Museo Opificio delle Pietre Dure, which is devoted to the art of mosaics and other precious stone artwork. It has examples of the most beautiful art from the early Renaissance through the 19th century. The variety and quality of the artwork...More

Thank lllaroo
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The pleasant atmosphere of this residential area, a
stone’s throw away from the Duomo of Florence,
surprises everyone. A continuous flow of backpacking
students provides the tranquil surroundings for the
elderly residents who sit in Piazza San Marco to read
the daily newspaper. Home to several universities,
including the Academy of Fine Arts, San Marco is one
of the most vibrant cultural centers in the city. A
...More
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Good morning See the page "Notizie utili, orario d’apertura e costo del biglietto" in the Museo section of the web site of the Opificio
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