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House Museum Palazzo Sorbello

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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Although not a main attraction we were pleased to have visited this place. A small entrance fee for... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
MAdB19
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Western Australia, Australia
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Very worthwhile visit following our visit to Pozzo Etrusco. Our guide, Christiano was very well... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
LYNETTE G
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Inglewood, Australia
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In the old town centre of Perugia, near the Cathedral and Etruscan Well, an old palace dating to the 17th Century houses a valuable collection of paintings, porcelains, printed works, manuscripts and embroidered fabrics. The stately mansion of the...more
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Piazza Piccinino 9, 06122, Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

I liked this place, albeit not strictly the kind of attraction I look for. The rooms show some interesting works, both books and handcraft of which the Sorbello family seemed to be delighted with; and also gives a glimpse into the embroidery business that was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank gapag
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Although not a main attraction we were pleased to have visited this place. A small entrance fee for a personal guided tour. Unlike other ancient attractions this relates to 18th century history of local nobility family. A bit different and very enjoyable.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MAdB19
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Very worthwhile visit following our visit to Pozzo Etrusco. Our guide, Christiano was very well versed in the history and family who reside in the palazzo. Amazing library, artworks, porcelains, needlework, furniture and portraits. A wonderful view of a past lifetime. Thankyou.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LYNETTE G
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The museum is only a handful of rooms in the much larger house of Sorbello. But, it is a great chance to see how a wealthy and sophisticated local family has lived over many generations. We commented on how this brings into stark relief the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jay H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

What a beautifully preserved slice of history through the lives of members of the house of Sorbello. Presented in a wonderfully intimate family setting in the Sorbello Palazzo, I highly recommend this experience as one of the most meaningful and cost effective museum encounters you...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kerrie B
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is an amazing home to visit, with furnishings, paintings etc. like they would have been hundreds of years ago. Brilliant, and part of the admission price includes access to the Etruscal well (Pozzo Etrusco)

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Peter L
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Well preserved and organized Palazzo in Perugia Center. The guide was excellent providing many facts and explaining all the available memorabilia. Beautiful views from the terrace. Bring your camera. They have a small shop where you can buy souvenirs, books etc. related to the visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

The entrance to this museum is between PiazzaDante and Piazza Piccinino and starts as an unremarkable courtyard - but notice the blocks of the floor are wood to muffle horse drawn carriage noise. The reception area is in large room leading to a terrace with...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Not interesting, unless you like to hear a family story. Quite large library, some family pictures and portraits, and some embrodery.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank wouterg70
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is an interesting place but it is not a high priority item. The tour is a discount if you have a Perugia pass but it still is a few euros. The library, in particular, is a disappointment because the book shelves are cheap white...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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The cost of the entrance to the palace is 5.00 € REDUCED ticket: € 3,00 for ticket holders of the ETRUSCAN WELL or CARD Perugia Città Museo. For more information please see the web site casamuseosorbelloorg
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