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Guided visit to the Museum of Majolica Stanze al Genio provided by Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 16/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The guided tour in English or Italian will make it possible to make a journey that tells 4 centuries of the history of Italian majolica floors. The route is divided into a fully furnished and inhabited museum house
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Rooms at the Museum of majolica Genius
    Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 11, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
    Ring the bell "Stanze al geniio" and go up to the first floor where the tour of the house museum will begin
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    Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    The guided tour is divided into 8 exhibition rooms with over 5000 Italian tiles exhibited from the 15th to the 19th century. It is one of the largest European collections of Italian tiles open to the public
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  • You'll end at
    Rooms at the Museum of majolica Genius
    Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 11, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
    Ring the bell "Stanze al geniio" and go up to the first floor where the tour of the house museum will begin
    See address & details
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Departure Point
Rooms at the Museum of majolica Genius, Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 11, 90133 Palermo PA, Italy
Duration
15–60 minutes
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Guided visit to the Maioliceh Stanze al Genio Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio
Exclusions
  • Everything that is not included in the guided tour
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The G wrote a review 18 Oct
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This is an interesting opportunity to see historic aspects of Sicilian culture and well worth it, but access is unusual! You will be visiting a private house by appointment made via email or phone (an English phone option is available). At the appointed time (but not before!)
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Date of experience: October 2020
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MandBtravellers wrote a review 11 Oct
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This is an amazing private collection. Not that easy to find but persist - it is worth is and the guide speaks excellent English and is very well informed. NOT to be missed!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Meow_Purr_Meow wrote a review Sep 2020
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The moment Claudio opened the door to the first room, I was incredulous. This is an outstanding private collection of floor tiles from Sicily and Naples dating back to at lest the 16th century. It literally took my breath away. Claudio took me on a private tour since I was
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Date of experience: September 2020
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JamaicaJerk wrote a review Jul 2020
Frankfurt, Germany8 contributions3 helpful votes
Beautiful tiles collection of different centuries. Very interesting guidance tour. Worth to see! You have to ring the bell because it is a private flat. Look at No. 11.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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344lindag
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One of a kind
I'm not sure how a museum can be so unassuming from the outside yet is a real gem inside. There is only a small na
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TrailBlazer562978
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Stunning in quality and quantity
What a surprise to find my way to this privaye house museum in the old town of Palermo. Up some stairs a young man,
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sallygM5238YP
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Tile Museum & BnB
Last year (Dec 2018) when in Palermo, we visited the Tile Museum twice to hear the information in Italian and later
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tom8021
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Floor tiles
This is a must for anyone interested in history. The tiles range from very early to 1950s. Interesting guides for
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Italy2019IZ
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Palermo: Museum of tiles & accommodation in their rooms
Wonderful experience of visiting the museum and staying in their rooms for 5 days. The rooms are very comfortable a
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paullawrence1
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If you live tiles go here both for the museum and an overnight.
Incredible Italian floor tiles displayed in several rooms @ the museum. B n b has tiles in each room too. Basic b
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twistedplayer
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WOW! Amazing
A true gem in Palermo and a MUST SEE. A unique Southern Italy art form displayed in perfectly. This is an amazi
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JudyLau93
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Beautiful and Traditional
A very interesting place with some traditional pieces of the Sicilian art and culture, check it out if you have ext
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Fraamer
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Unreal Collection!
As others have said, it is hard to find, but oh when you do! You can feel the passion on the collector and we felt
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Charming_Karl
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Behind an unmarked door lies a true gem of a collection!
First: the location. On Via Garibaldi, you will not see a marker for number 11, but instead you will see a very di
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Anna3T90
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The best museum and guide!
Found this Museum through friends and internet, it's great!!! The collection is insane and very nice kept! The gui
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Alex S
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Hidden Gem, worth the repeat visit
This was my second time at this museum and well worth the return. It's a beautiful private collection that has chan
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JABSuffolk
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Tiles, Maruna, Pavimenti and matonelle
Over 5000 different tiles, specific to the Kingdom of the two Sicilies, dating from late 18th venturey to mid 20th
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557mikyp
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A sure stop
A sure stop for any lover of the genre. We found almost everything breathtaking and the personnel were very friendl
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VFM2020
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A great find and worth the search
We enjoyed the excellent tour of the museum - examples from hundreds of years of artistry, beautifully illustratin
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  • Duration: 15–60 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English, Italian
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