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Museo di Palazzo Davanzati

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Address: Via Porta Rossa, 13, Florence, Italy
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+39 055 238 8610
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
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This ancient palazzo is layered with history, starting from the Middle...

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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An intriguing snapshot of Italian history

As soon as you step into this museum you are at once transported back to Italian medieval history. It was one of my favourite places to see whilst in Florence; the window views... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as you step into this museum you are at once transported back to Italian medieval history. It was one of my favourite places to see whilst in Florence; the window views across terracotta roofs of neighbouring buildings were beguiling ...

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a history buff and I love places that show how people use to live hundreds of years ago and this is it for Northern Italy. I send everyone here and all come away amazed. Built in the mid 1300's and surviving bombs in WWII this shows you how a wealthy family lived and what they accumulated over the... More 

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Brentwood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

But defiantly worth going in only about 45 min was a home to an art collector early on. Architecture very interesting

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We go reservations for a specific time to allow us to visit all the floors of this old palazzo. We were in a group with a guide doing Italian and French but not English. You do not need a guide really. This building that is older than most allows you to get a glimpse of life in the 12-1300s. You... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Visit the Museo Della Casa Fiorentina Antica housed in the Palazzo. This is a great example of the splendor in which the very rich lived. The structure has had multiple changes and restorations, but remains much the way it would have originally been and dates back to the 14th century.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Whilst walking around the centre of Florence we came across this beautifully restored renaissance palace, worth a visit. There are a number of beautiful rooms with antique furnishings, all with clear descriptions (also in English), and not at all busy. It is a shame that it is let down by the lack of information supplied when buying a ticket: the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Yes, it's a big house and worth visiting. Rebuild from ruin now is beautiful. Open only until 13:50 if you go there without reservation you can see only ground and first floor. Maybe not enough for such a big building. The upper floors are with the local guide at certain hours. Anyway it's good to see everyday life of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

One of the few remaining home that are still in their original condition Although there is little period furniture (900 years) the home has been well maintained and is very unique in its construction. There are secrets everywhere. It was a home with a palazzo entrance but well protected. With very large rooms it's construction was similar to that of... More 

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Province of Pisa, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We have visited Florence on many occasions, but only discovered this gem after an Italian friend mentioned that there had been a renovation. Tickets are cheap, but opening times somewhat erratic; to visit all floors it is best to arrive in the mid morning. When you get to see all floors the climb up the stairs is well worth the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This museum is a beautifully restored Renaissance castle housing furniture, pottery and household items as well as frescoes, art, wallpaper, triptychs and other decorative pieces from the 15th and 16th century. The hours of opening of the museum are limited, running from 8:15 or 8:30 to 1:50 and you have to make an appointment to see the upper 2 stories,... More 

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