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Museo degli Innocenti

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Piazza della Santissima Annunziata 13, 50122, Florence, Italy
San Marco
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For us this was a first. A museum where the focus is on children and them being looked after. The museum itself focuses , most interestingly on children in the Middle Ages. Something quite new to us. But the message clearly is for caring about...More

Thank bigvicSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I type this as I sit with a coffee in their cafe enjoying the view of the duomo. A visit here wasn’t planned but as my husband wanted to visit the Uffizi, and I am not so fascinated by art so didn’t want to hamper...More

Thank artemis1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hospital of the Innocents was the first orphanage in Europe. Wealthy families funded the hospital,for foundlings. The museum documents these efforts. It includes a catalog of tokens that a parent might have left with the child hoping to retrieve him/her at some later date....More

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must location while visiting Florence. This little known treasure is in an a little known square. They have just completed renovating the hospital, built by Brunelleschi before he began his famous dome on the duomo.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Following a longish walk around Florence exploring, we came across the Piazza della Santissima Annunziata. At the time, it was filled with a lovely French Market but the Piazza itself is beautiful. Having read in the guide books about the museum, we just had to...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We visited last week on a whim after seeing too many churches and were so glad we did. The lower level is dedicated to the founders, work and inmates of the hospital and includes the history of the institution. It is a very modern museum...More

1  Thank EstherHosking
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I wandered into this lovely museum by accident and found it a lovely change to the rest of the attractions in Florence. As more of a history junkie than an art junkie. It was so nice to learn some social history of Florence, rather than...More

Thank Bianca V
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Last month was my fourth trip to Florence, so I had already been to all the big tourist sights (Uffizzi, Duomo, Accademia, etc.). While family members went to the biggies, I headed off to see some of the less well known places. The Museo degli...More

Thank levon1611
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Parts were full of information and interactive displays, parts felt more bare. Lovely building and certainly learnt a lot about orphans and abandoned children, social welfare system. Roof top views good.

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

I have been to many museums around the world....but this one, I got engaged and immersed in it for 4 HOURS! It is NOT the type of museum with all the fantastical structures, sculptures and art work but its history and the items in it...More

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San Marco
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
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