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Museo-Laboratorio di Vetrate Artistiche Moretti Caselli

Via Fatebenefratelli 2, 06121, Perugia, Italy
+39 340 776 5594
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Unexpected gem worth at least an hour - Stained glass at the highest level

I expected to see a workshop with lots of people handling hot glass and piecing together small bits... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fsdukejr
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Federal Way, Washington
Artisan Workshop Gem

My husband and I felt so fortunate to have been accepted on a private tour of this wonderful family... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
SiValTchr
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San Jose, California
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Museo Laboratorio Moretti Caselli making and restoration of stained glass windows and of works of artSince 1860, for five generations, a family of artists has been making painted and baked stained-glass windows in the historic centre of Perugia.The Moretti Caselli Studio is located in a fifteenth-century residence that once belonged to the Baglioni family.Visitors can plunge into history and the activity of the past by enjoying guided visits by appointment.
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Via Fatebenefratelli 2, 06121, Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I expected to see a workshop with lots of people handling hot glass and piecing together small bits of glass into stained glass windows. What I saw was the highest form of this art, where images and scenes are painted on glass with special pigments...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

My husband and I felt so fortunate to have been accepted on a private tour of this wonderful family museum of a stained glass window workshop. Our email inquiring about a tour was answered the same day for a tour two days later. How fortunate...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

The Museo offers a guided tour - ours was with a man of the fifth generation of the Moretti family. Giorgio was fluent and well-spoken in English, and was full of information about the development of Moretti's stained glass method and the many steps in...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We very much enjoyed seeing the old looms and the beautiful woven items. The staff gave us an excellent overview of the operations and the detail for the patterns. We were able to purchase several beautiful table runners as mementoes of our tour.

Thank Ade1040
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Maddalena F, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo-Laboratorio di Vetrate Artistiche Moretti Caselli, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Dear Ade 1040, we are pleased you enjoyed my friend's Marta old looms, I know it is an amazing museum (Museum-workshop Giuditta Brozzetti). This museum is the realm of stained glass windows; have you visited it? If not we will be pleased to welcome you...

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This review is long overdue. We visited in early May, simply showing up on a Wednesday when they do open tours without an appointment (see website). We had a 10 minute wait in the hallway(not unexpected, as we turned up without an appointment), as he...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We had an english tour and it was the highlight of our visit in the beautiful city of Perugia... Just great unspoiled atmosphere and time spirit, great guide and lots of interesting knowledge... to get a tour, write on WhatsUp and arrange a time

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We booked via WhatsApp for a private tour. We had a lovely 90 minutes tour with the family. It is a memorable experience and they worked very hard to make it inclusive for our 4 and 6 year old. Really enjoyed the unique visit and...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

even if you are not a big fan of stained glass manufacture, this is a place you shouldn't miss. 5 generations of artists from the Caselli family maintained this tradition in making the stained glass and restoring damaged pieces in churches. not just the art...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Three of us enjoyed a 90 minute private tour lead by the interesting and entertaining Giorgio. He talked about the history of the stained-glass evolution and his family's role in it. He showed examples of sketches and actual stained glass plus many photographs of the...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

For 150 years, Moretti-Caselli family members have been making and restoring stained glass works in some of Italy's major churches, including Saint Francis in Assisi and the Duomo of Orvieto. Their craft is exquisite because the glass serves as canvas that is then minutely and...More

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I apologize for the late reply but I saw just now the message. Daily by appointment (Sundays and holidays included). T. 3407765594 or 0755720017. On Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. without appointment. You need about an 1 hour... More
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