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Stanze al Genio

Via Garibaldi 11 | Angolo Via Magione, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 340 097 1561
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Magical BNB

Charming and beautiful BNB in old section of Palermo on a street with lots of restaurants, bars and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
worldtraveller60745
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Boston, Massachusetts
Fantastic personal collection

Fascinating and absolutely stunning collection of southern Italian floor tiles spanning hundreds of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MouseCanberra
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Via Garibaldi 11 | Angolo Via Magione, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Charming and beautiful BNB in old section of Palermo on a street with lots of restaurants, bars and activities. Claudio was a wonderful host-very helpful and engaging. The museum below the residence is not to be missed and admission is included in the price of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating and absolutely stunning collection of southern Italian floor tiles spanning hundreds of years, lovingly brought together by a passionate collector. Also displayed are the owner's eclectic collections of tins, toys and early 20th C posters. All are attractively displayed in the owner's beautiful residential...More

Thank MouseCanberra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is well worth visiting this gem of a collection, which gives a different and fascinating perspective on art and craft in Palermo over the last 300 years. The guide taking us around was very knowledgable and informative, and the rooms are pleasingly arranged with...More

Thank heyjane87
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Of course, people visiting Palermo must visit this cathedral as it is so well known. Beautiful on the inside and lots to see.

Thank Kimi D
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is a privately owned collection of intricately decorated floor tiles that is on display in the owner's house. A small group of people (about 4) serve as curators and restorers - they are actively working on restoring the building and figuring out the history...More

Thank umbravenus
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Great visit with an amazing tile collection in the only private home we are likely to see during our visit to Sicily....but with so much to see in Palermo I don't agree with calling it a "must see". Our guide/docent explained a lot about the...More

Thank lsmkw
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Do not miss the opportunity to visit this stunning apartment which houses a collection of floor tiles through the ages. Pio was our guide through this incredible collection which is kept in the owners own apartment. The history and beauty is simply stunning. Book ahead...More

Thank belladipapa
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Would give it seven stars if I could. If you go to only one museum in Palermo, do yourself a favor and make it this one!

Thank danno81
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I recently visited Stanze Genio and had a guided tour with a wonderful guide. I've never seen anything like this place and it will definitely be one of my strongest memories from Sicily. I think anyone would be thrown away by the story of this...More

1  Thank Casia B
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing place , amazing people ,passion ,art and history in a private house a private collection . Must do in Palermo ! You have to call to book in advance.

1  Thank girlextreme
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Debbie812
Is there an entrance fee?
6 October 2016|
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Response from P_M_Palermo | Property representative |
No, beste regards
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186525Elaine
Please advise how to reserve a visit/tour of Stanze al Genio? What e-mail address do I use? We will be in Palermo on 20th June 2016. Thank you Elaine
5 March 2016|
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Response from P_M_Palermo | Property representative |
good evening to Monday 20 June I can arrange a tour in English at 15. You can send an email best regards Pio Mellina
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Guar19147
What are the hours of the museum and days it is open? How do I make a reservation?
14 March 2015|
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Response from P_M_Palermo | Property representative |
Good day the museum is open daily by appointment. To book, just send an email. Best regards
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