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Museo di Palazzo Davanzati

Via Porta Rossa, 13, Florence, Italy
+39 055 238 8610
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This ancient palazzo is layered with history, starting from the Middle Ages. It gives a fascinating and valuable look into a typical wealthy home of the Medieval to Renaissance era, complete with frescoes and period furniture.
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Via Porta Rossa, 13, Florence, Italy
+39 055 238 8610
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Remarkable example of a late medieval dwelling. The tours, which should be arranged in advance take you to the living quarters for a wealthy pre-renaissance family. Very much worth doing.

Thank R5440352
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with a guide Virginia Lacy who explained everything so well. An amazing well kept piece of history.

Thank Daph P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place! We were lucky enough to see all the floors including the kitchen at the top of the house. It is a hidden gem. The opening times are short and early- we were allowed in the top floor at 10am- but well...More

Thank Keliapb
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

One of the reasons I wanted to visit was that my recently dead mother had rated it as one of her fondest memories of Florence; I wish I could say the same! First, the opening hours... 8.15 to 13.50 - one of the cushier jobs...More

Thank Janisa1
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We had a great morning wandering through this museum getting a feel for how the wealthy Florentines lived. Such opulence is seen in this palace still. Original wall coverings, ceilings and many, many artefacts show what wealth these people really had. This multi-storey building will...More

Thank johjoyce
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We stopped outside this palazzo on a walking tour of Florence and learned that it was decorated and furnished in period fashion. Entering was not part of our tour, but when we found ourselves back in the area with about 45 minutes of free time...More

Thank scienceteech
Reviewed 25 September 2017

don't miss this gem in central Florence. The wall paintings are exquisite, and the collections are phenomenal. This was probably my favorite site in Florence. Make sure you see the bedrooms – they can easily be missed, thinking that it is just a service corridor.

Thank fermata1220
Reviewed 15 August 2017

In a city full of amazing museums, do not miss this one! What a glimpse into Renaissance life... Absolutely fascinating from the moment you walk in the door.. up all the floors.. I believe it is free admission with a Firenze Card, too. If you...More

Thank Holly B
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This medieval palace takes you back in time to see how a family and their staff lived. Our tour guide gave us a wonderful tour and painted a picture of the dinner parties, safety measures, sleeping arrangements, and even toilet issues that took place in...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

I have been fortunate enough to visit Florence many times. Because of my interest in the decorative arts of Italy, the Davanzati was at the top of my list of places to visit. Every summer I was in Florence the museum was closed for continuing...More

Thank Marcia L
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by
an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city.
The historic center is characterized by the immensity
of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the
brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does
not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni
Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is
enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city
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20 October 2017|
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Response from tunai | Reviewed this property |
When I was there on a Friday, they told me at the front desk that the upper rooms would be accessible at a specific time that morning. I'm not sure whether this is the case every morning or only on certain days. Please... More