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Stibbert Museum

Via Federico Stibbert 26, 50134, Florence, Italy
+39 055 486049
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First part is really good for kids

Lots of swords and armoury from different cultures really interesting Only problem you have to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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A real surprise

We really enjoyed our visit here. Having walked up from the city centre we didn't time our journey... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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A museum showcasing the eccentric and eclectic tastes of Frederick Stibbert, a 19th century art collector.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Via Federico Stibbert 26, 50134, Florence, Italy
+39 055 486049
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of swords and armoury from different cultures really interesting Only problem you have to follow a group who is fluent in italian The second part which shows the rest of the house which is stale airless and extremely boring forkids and you cannot walk...More

Thank ZviyaB
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit here. Having walked up from the city centre we didn't time our journey too well and joined the tour a few minutes late so missed the introduction in the first room but the place is big - much larger than...More

Thank mickgred
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I did this tour with my mother after we'd grown tired of the art galleries of Florence and wanted something different. Not only is the display of armour and weapons from different periods superb but the original furnishings of the villa itself are just as,...More

Thank Damon H
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This musuem is very nice. Instead of glass box and tags, it feels like you're visiting someone's private collection in their house - which is pretty much what this museum is. It's a museum of suits and armors - a private collection of Federick Stibbert...More

Thank patboonya
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Some people in my family were reluctant to visit this museum as Trip Advisor seems to suggest that it is simply a suits of armour museum.. which it is! But there is also an amazing house behind it, and even the rooms with armour in...More

2  Thank alii23
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Our sons wanted to see this museum so we tagged along with them. We were so glad we did! This has to be one of the largest collections of armor, weapons, shields--anything associated with "knights in shining armor." Everything's displayed in a palatial residence resplendent...More

1  Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 8 July 2017

That's good that it's located elsewhere, far from all other museums. They allow entry only for 25 people per hour. We arrived around 11:00 and needed to wait till 12:00 in order to entry. The museum itself is eclectic, kind of eccentric and very different...More

1  Thank Natalya K
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The collection is just fantastic. So many interesting pieces of armory and weapons yet the time is limited to one hour, so one can't observe all the desired items. Some of the items are located in non illuminated areas and this makes impossible to see...More

Thank Hasmik M
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Unless you like dusty museums that are about to be closed. Very dark, old, unkempt probably filled with "duplicate" armor and artifacts.

Thank wsdoyle
Reviewed 26 May 2017

the stibbert museum was such a pleasant surprise. you are taken on a tour of the museum. it was given in Italian,but even if you don't understand the language you will be overcome by the exhibits. the first room you enter is amazing with so...More

Thank susan155004
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