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Museo Michelangiolesco

Via Capoluogo, Caprese Michelangelo, Italy
+39 0575 793776
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Michelangelo's birthplace - worth a visit just for that.

This is Michelangelo's place of birth. Good welcome and explanation of the site in English by the... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Martin F
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Southampton
Nice to visit if you are in the neighbourhood

Nice for an hour to walk around and see the house and sculptures. The scenery is great and it is... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Guid0_F1
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Venlo, The Netherlands
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Via Capoluogo, Caprese Michelangelo, Italy
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is Michelangelo's place of birth. Good welcome and explanation of the site in English by the person at reception, we were then left alone to wander. It's good to visit, the views are fantastic, but.... there's not really a whole lot there. I thought...More

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Nice for an hour to walk around and see the house and sculptures. The scenery is great and it is nice to visit the beautiful house but do not expect to see real art, just some mockups.

Thank Guid0_F1
Reviewed 31 July 2017

As described by many others - Michelangelo was born here but for me that was enough. I am not an art student or historian and I do not know much about the works of Michelangelo - none of which were even visualised until many many...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Nice little museum, enjoyed the visit and walking on the historical ground where Michalangelo was born, nice !!!!

Thank Stef M
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the Museo Michelangiolesco years ago and still recall it with joy. Who knew that such an interesting museum existed in such a small town, incidental birthplace of a great Renaissance artist. But the sculpture garden, overlooking the next valley, is the best part....More

1  Thank Brian W
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is an atmospheric spot, interesting enough to wander round, but don't expect too much from the Michelangelo connection. There is a display of furniture contemporary with the artist and a collection of small pieces of sculpture that show the master's influence. When we were...More

1  Thank patinhongkong
Reviewed 25 September 2016

My friends and I have visited Caprese Michelangelo many times over the years and recommend a visit to the charming and beautiful spot. The museum is high overlooking this small and pretty town and is castle where Michelangelo was born. Whilst he and his parents...More

1  Thank _phillip_gee
Reviewed 20 August 2016

.nothing special to see but the view the location is nice but not more than that. itws not the right place to learn about Michelangelo or to observe his works even the garden is poor

Thank דורלי ר
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

They rely on the fact that this famous person , michelangelo, is born here. But he left this place when he was 6 months, and did leave and traces behind here. He just was born here but did not grow up here.

Thank Hans J
Reviewed 9 July 2016

A beautiful ride up to Caprese ( definitely avoid going via the provincial highway). The town includes the church where Michelangelo was baptized (closed) and the house where he was born and remains of a fort his father was responsible for. All the Michelangelo work...More

1  Thank Kai S
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I visited it on Sunday (13/08/2017), from 12:00 to 12:45.
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