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Museo Revoltella

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Address: Via Diaz 27, Trieste, Italy
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 19:00

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Courageous choices

The choices made to transform the collection of Count Revoltella in a museum of modern art with a touch of contemporary are decidedly bold. Bravo! I recommend starting from the... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
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Auroville
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The choices made to transform the collection of Count Revoltella in a museum of modern art with a touch of contemporary are decidedly bold. Bravo! I recommend starting from the top floor and down from floor to floor, enjoying a pop up of contemporary works.

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Redmond, Washington
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great museum - you get to visit the Barone fully restored mansion and the extensive painting collections in the new, wonderfully built wing, done by Carlo Scarpa.

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Blantyre, Malawi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I can t say I am the biggest lover of art in the world or even know much about artists apart knowing the obvious ones, but I quite liked this place. Its not too big and not too small. It has a nice mixture of those portraits that grand people seemed to be fond of, the ones where no one... More 

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2 Thank stuart l
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Went to Museo Revoltella on the last day of my weekend. Very interesting - combination of an art gallery and a period house. Definitely worth a visit

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Port St Francis, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

This city museum was founded in 1872 and now spills into two neighbouring buildings. Baron Revoltella's original mid-19th-century house is brimming with chandeliers, ornate gilded plasterwork and flamboyant silk wallpaper. The modern Palazzo Brunner has an interesting collection of 19th- and 20th-century works by Triestine artists, including some arresting early-20th-century portraits and busts. There's also a pretty rooftop cafe and... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

A rambling museum near the water. There is so much art that it's hard to focus. It's an Interesting combo of an old palazzo and a new building by Carlo Scarpa. Worth it for architects buffs. Be sure to make it to the roof terrace and the top floor with the most Modern art.

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Thank Michael S
Trieste
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

The ancient elegant palace where the Museo Revoltella is located is worth to be seen just outside, located close to the sea side in an historical quarters of Trieste. In the area, there are plenty of good restaurant, and a long pedestrian path that crosses most of the best sightseeing in town. When entering, you will realized that two worlds... More 

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Province of Venice, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The perfect rainy day activity in Mestre. There is plenty of lesser-known 20th Century art that I had never come across and was of very high quality. I spent all day, having a break for lunch, sketching here. In particular the spaces designed by Carlo Scarpa are magnificent, with interesting half-levels that take you through a journey to the roof... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

It is true the range of art is somewhat narrow - mostly early 20th century Italian. However, I found it to be absolutely lovely and am really glad that I went. It is definitely worth seeing and will not take a great deal of time.

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England
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

From the brochure we thought we could knock this off in half an hour - we were wrong! This is a museum in two halves. One is the original house, with original decor and furniture. The other is the house next door which has been modernised and has an amazing art and sculpture collection. Very worth a visit - but... More 

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