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Museo Regionale della Ceramica

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Get out of the High City

In the lower Caltagirone is a fairly small museum of Ceramics that is well organized and easily... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Dropback10
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Rock Hill, South Carolina
via mobile
Many gorgeous pieces, but the presentation is not inviting.

I would not consider this museum an essential destination unless you have a strong interest in... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
niteed
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Havre, Montana
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5 Sep 2018
“Get out of the High City”
29 Apr 2018
“Many gorgeous pieces, but the presentation is not inviting.”
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Via Roma - Teatrino del Bonaiuto | Giardini Pubblici, 96041, Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Next to a beautiful garden with a great view from the entrance. Worth stopping by if you’re in the area but perhaps not, as in our case, a destination visit. We found it rather disappointing, sad almost - more storage behind glass than a museum....More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

In the lower Caltagirone is a fairly small museum of Ceramics that is well organized and easily doable in an hour or so. It sits in the city gardens which are a green respite for the dun colored city. The descriptions are only in Italian...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

I would not consider this museum an essential destination unless you have a strong interest in ceramics and a lot of knowledge about them. English speakers get a little booklet that provides some basic explanation of the most important objects. The collection is extensive and...More

Thank niteed
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The museum is a bit trifled, but very interesting as well. (The City of Caltagirone is a also bit trifled, but interesting!).

1  Thank Looking_for_charme
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This museum partly contextualises the work you see in the tourist shops in the city. I enjoyed this museum but I do think it needs more explanation and the entrance and toilets need a good refurbishment. The price of entry is not high and a...More

Thank helenahankaart
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This museum needs a serious refurbishment on the outside as well as on the inside. The pieces need to be valorised and should be shown in a different way more appealing to visitors. At present it looks a little bit run down and the price...More

Thank beatwax
Reviewed 20 July 2016

There are a lot of ceramic museums in Sicily. This one has the largest variety of pieces. I would highly recommend.

Thank twnkultoes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The Museo Regionale della Ceramica is perfect for everybody who likes to look into the history of ceramics of this "city of ceramics", Caltagirone. It is a museum for everybody, not just for the "heavy" ceramics lover.

Thank meirgeva1
Reviewed 25 November 2015

The entrance was hard to find. At the main street the entrance was closed but there was not indicated that the main entrance was at the Giardino pubblico. In the museum a lot of things were to see, but without any explanation. a pity

1  Thank petervandenbroek2014
Reviewed 20 September 2014

The city seems to have been a center of ceramic manufacture for centuries and most visitors -- like me -- will probably confine themselves to this feature of the city. The Ceramics Museum has an excellent collection of examples, some going back many centuries. Every...More

2  Thank David G
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