Most of the other reviews pick up the highpoints. Its stunning, but also intimate as its fairly small. Go as part of the bundled ticket deal (5 museums etc for about €13).
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The art inside of these rooms is simply stunning, really out of this world. There's just SO much detail and care (and gold) in every single inch of the room.
The great wooden doors are the giveway to this eye opener. Push through and you are probably inside the largest medieval guildhall in the world. But it is the beautiful wooden soaring ribbing and the startling guild colours that impress more than the swallowing size....More
I bought a museum card so I didn't pay separately for this site. 5 euros probably is too expensive for 2 rooms if you pay only for this, but I agree with others that the rooms are magnificent. Sadly no photos allowed, even without a...More
Part of the grand Palazzo dei Priori, the Collegio del Cambio is splendid, with fresh frescoes by Perugino and a crazy ceiling. There is carved wood there too, and an exhibit on the measurement and validation of coins. Worth a Museum Pass choice.
Officially 3 rooms, actually only two (the third one is close to irrelevant) and probably just the first one truly excellent, with Perugino's self portrait. If you are on a budget, skip it and head for the Galleria Nazionale next door. If not, go for...More
Just 3 rooms, but how amazing! Richly decorated, colorful (the museum keeper told us some people considered too colorful, contesting the latest restoration, but for sure the result is nearer to the original then the black patch that left untouched). Pity you can't take any...More
The Exchange Guild consists of only two rooms, but what rooms and what a view! The view, of course, is of frescoes painted by local home-boy favorite Perugino and his pupils (including, probably, Raphael) in the waning years of the 15th century. The colors are...More
Just....not my type of museum and it was too small for the price. Not recommended if you are not crazy about frescoes.