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Pinacoteca e Museo Civico

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Better signage needed

This museum, which was included in our 16 euro Volterra Pass, is a bit confusing to navigate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Reading, PA
Excellent art gallery in 15th century palazzo

Great collection of 15th and 16th century paintings. The Deposition by Fiorentino and Signorelli's... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Allan B
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum, which was included in our 16 euro Volterra Pass, is a bit confusing to navigate. There are many small rooms which do not connect well. I suppose that is because this museum is housed in an old palazzo. There are beautiful religious works...More

1  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 5 October 2018

With paintings and sculptures gathered from Volterra’s churches, mostly the works of Tuscan artists from 14th to 17th century, this gallery is well worth the visit. There are some exciting masterpieces on display here, but the building itself is very interesting too. The Palazzo Minucci-Solaini...More

1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This place has 2 museums in 1 because there’s also an alabaster museum connected. We bought the €16 combo ticket that covers 4 different attractions.

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Great collection of 15th and 16th century paintings. The Deposition by Fiorentino and Signorelli's Madonna and Child with saints are the standouts. Balance of other works and alabaster exhibition is worth avisit

Thank Allan B
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

See the Deposition from the Cross by Rosso Fiorentino. It is stunning and represents a transition to the modem style of painting in 16th century Lots of other local religious art in the gallery. The alabaster exhibition is quite good too

1  Thank Steven F
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

First of all Volterra may be one of,the most beautiful hillside towns I have ever seen. Didn't expect too much going,to this small museum. It is a combination alabaster and art museum. What a wonderful surprise! The artwork is beautifully laid out; however many pieces...More

Thank AJandCin
Reviewed 30 December 2016

A splendid collection of late medieval and renaissance paintings hosted in a beautiful palazzo in the city centre.

1  Thank Marina F
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The alabaster museum is a waste of time. The pinacoteca has a hodge podge of paintings with a couple of standout works. But enormously frustrating for the lack of labels in any language. Probably not rewarding unless you already know Tuscan Renaissance painting in some...More

Thank Simon P
Reviewed 28 August 2016

One got to see the inside of a large Palace of a 15th century aristocrat. Inside the museum was a lot of Medieval Oil paintings, as well as modern top quality alabaster statues.

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Was great to get away from the religious exhibitions and enjoy art fro its own sake. Was fairly quiet while we were there which was also a bonus. A hidden gem. I almost didn't want to comment in case it gets too popular.

1  Thank Chocaholic1001
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