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Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello

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Contrada Caos | Strada Statale 115, Localita Villaseta, 92100, Agrigento, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Pirandello did not say anything to me until I came here. He is however a well known Sicilian author and was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1934 and this villa is where he was born and where he lived. There is a good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

And who doesn't? Well, it *is* a specialty museum but worth a visit. The manuscripts and memorabilia are especially interesting. The walk out to the gravesite is spectacular, and the stone itself impressive and moving.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

If you are in the area it is worth popping in to see this house which is a little monument to the great writer. Ignore those criticisms about rude staff, they all couldn't have been more friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank michelesmith2016
Reviewed 31 May 2017

For anyone remotely interested in the life of this very famous and revered author, Luigi Pirandello, his birth place is worth a stop. (the theatres named after him are not the same place!!). Note that Italian is the only language accompanying displays etc. The lady...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Waltzy M
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Beautiful restored theatre located at far end of Via Atenea. Unfortunately no performances in September.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Geoffrey P
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This landmark is characterised by the childhood-home and the grave of the artist: beginning and finish; but the description of the life story , the presence of memorabilia and original furniture, curiosities about his literary production are very poor.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank rinaldos343
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Laura teaches many of Pirandello’s plays in her classes and we were very pleased to be able to see this museum that houses many of his personal items. The Casa is beautiful and is on a cliff in Villaseta overlooking Porto Empedocle. I believe Pirandello...More

Date of experience: December 2015
5  Thank DrBenStafford
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Almost a mini version of La Scala in Milan. The puppets of Pirandello are fantastic! I only saw these for a short period of time as it was almost siesta. If you are into the arts, well worth a visit but make sure you arrive...More

Date of experience: August 2015
5  Thank 756lynnc
Reviewed 26 May 2015

I must confess that I had read very little Pirandello and all the books of Andrea Camilleri down the road as it were. As a spur to read some more and provide a few classy pieces of name dropping this little museo is worth a...More

Date of experience: June 2014
5  Thank carbill2015
Reviewed 14 May 2015

It is a lovely house and there are beautiful family photos all looking happy Paintings are hanging by family members It is so nice yet he was an unhappy man WHY?

Date of experience: May 2015
3  Thank charles073
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