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Museo Diocesano di Palermo (Le Stanze dei Vescovi)

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Newly restored museum with good presentation of displays

This is really good if you are interested in the history of Sicily. The new layout is good and was... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Nicely presented museum with much of interest

The museum is nicely presented and contains many devotional artworks from the Middle Ages onwards... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
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Historic building of the fifteenth century, with frescoes and furnishings of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It displays around 300 works of art from the 12th to the 19th century in 12 rooms. 10 rooms belong to "Le Stanze dei Vescovi", the...more
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Via Matteo Bonello 2, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 607 7303
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

This is really good if you are interested in the history of Sicily. The new layout is good and was very cool on a hot September day. The cafe and shop were very good.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The museum is nicely presented and contains many devotional artworks from the Middle Ages onwards including some fine medieval paintings and sculptures.

Thank pjg3
Reviewed 28 June 2018

nice museum to check out the history around the Sicily area..really enjoyed the walk around the premises..

Thank naplesnole77
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

The plan e is nice, interesting to visit and discover, but nothing impressive compared with all that Palermo can offer.

Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We had exited from the Cathedral which I was disappointed with and we spotted this Museum slightly hidden away. It is the old diocesan palace and it has been converted to a museum/art gallery. We were one of very few people in the museum and...More

3  Thank Eils G
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a lovely museum to visit. It is close to the cathedral and provides many fascinating exhibits, including some amazing Murano glass chandeliers and beautiful tiled floors. The mediaeval art was high quality and the basement contained artefacts from the cathedral before the Baroque...More

2  Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Because it was mid January, we were the only ones visiting this museum at the time. It is over the lane from the Cathedral and easily accessible. Entry was 4 euro + 2 for an audio guide. (Used it minimally). The museum attendant, Giana became...More

2  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Great history of the Roman and Greek history in Sicily, lots of ruins an artifacts are here. Free to get in!!!

1  Thank grtchris
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Some outstanding art, mostly by unknown artists, from 14th to 16th century. The rooms have exotic tiled floors, decorated ceilings and Venetian chandeliers. Don't worry if a member e prof staff follows you around, she is very knowledgeable and will answer your questions in good...More

3  Thank George S
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Some very interesting paintings and nice building refurbished make it a value to visit. Can be combined with other visit in city

Thank bruvan
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