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Museo Casa Buonarroti

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The Museum is also seen to be a monument to remember the great artist Michelangelo. Among others it displays a magnificent art collection from the Baroque era. This collection consists of numerous paintings, sculptures and majolicas (which is painted italian marble or pottery) for example. The most famous exhibited marble pieces are the "Madonna della Scala" and the relief "Battle of the Centaurs", which Michelangelo created in his early years as an artist. The Museum is located in families former palace which was built during the 17th century. The Buonarroti family put a lot of work into the palace with the goal to preserve and store valuable art works.

Opening Hours Museo Casa Buonarroti

from 16th June 2021

Wednesday - Monday: 10 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday: closed

November – February
10 am – 4.30 pm

March – October
10 am – 5 pm

Last access 30 minutes before closing.

Closed on: Tuesday, 1 January, Easter Sunday, 15 August and 25 December

Admission fee Museo Casa Buonarroti 

Adults: 6,50 €

The admission to the Museo Casa Buonarroti is already included in your Florence City Pass.

Address Museo Casa Buonarroti

Via Ghibellina 70
50122 Florence

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Directions Museo Casa Buonarroti

Line C1: to station "Proconsolo"
Line C2: to station "Ghibellina Pepi"
Line 6 & 14: to station "Colonna 01"

Highlights Museo Casa Buonarroti

  • Archaeological hall: Among the Casa Buonarroti collections, a collection of great value is the archaeological collection. The core consists of about one hundred and fifty pieces, of civilizations, eras, typologies, techniques and very different dimensions. 
  • Derivations from Michelangelo: The hall testifies as a whole the fortune that had the graphic, pictorial and sculptural inventions of Michelangelo during the sixteenth century. 
  • Collections of Buonarroti: The direct descendants of Michelangelo, who inhabited this palace for centuries, collected works of art from different periods and genres. The main increments of the collections are referred to Michelangelo Buonarroti the Younger (1568-1647). In this room there are the pieces that cannot be moved for conservation reasons (the valuable collection of Robbiane) and those whose exact seventeenth-century position is not known (paintings and pottery). 
  • Exhibition space: The sequence of rooms on the left of the atrium of the Casa Buonarroti is used, since 1984, for temporary exhibitions. The exhibitions are held annually, on topics related to Michelangelo and the cultural, artistic and memories of the Casa Buonarroti. 

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