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This was a wonderful little museum for me as I love the works of Piero Della Francesca. The museum... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Patricia G
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Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
Small museum with 1 main attraction

The fresco is great and the video on the artist is good. But other than that there is not much to... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
im666_1999
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Usa, Japan
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The Madonna del Parto is one of the greatest works of Piero del-la Francesca. Standing in the middle of a canopy made of pre-cious brocade, Our pregnant Lady reveals herself to the faithful. Two angels hold the tent canopy open allowing the faithful...more
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Via della Reglia 1, 52035, Monterchi, Italy
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

This was a wonderful little museum for me as I love the works of Piero Della Francesca. The museum is small but well laid out. The video is very interesting! The guy on the desk was very welcoming and explained the procedure well. Combined this...More

Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The fresco is great and the video on the artist is good. But other than that there is not much to see. The entrance price is a bit steep at 6.5E per adult but they don't get that many visitors or grants and maintaining the...More

Thank im666_1999
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely town plus great to see the painting. The video intro is usefull. The info on how frescos are built up was very interesting.

Thank Geert D
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Combined the visit with the Museum in Sansepolcro - easy short drive and were very much taken by the work. As others have noted, it is in a small room, but well lit when entering and easy to see. No photos, if I remember. There...More

Thank NewMexicans_10
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I saw this in the fall and it is a nice little spot to see. Very small but well done for a short break.

Thank bill555
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The fresco is in a small room, dark, that lightens up when you enter it. We were the only visitors, the museum is in a very small village not far from Sansepolcro, the town where Piero della Francesca was born. The Madonna is standing, with...More

1  Thank ola g
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This museum located in the picturesque village of Monterchi is very well preserved. The Madonna del Parto is a beautiful art work by Piero della Francesca in the village where his mother was born! After visiting the museum, make sure to walk up till the...More

Thank Nitish S
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We drove through the beautiful countryside on our way to Monterchi with the single mission - to see the fresco of Madonna del Parto. I wondered if this single minded trip was worth the time in what was already a busy day of touring. The...More

1  Thank Cynthia-Ohio
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Let's face it, Monterchi may be a charming and historic little Tuscan town, but there's only one reason why you are there: to see the Madonna del Parto. And she doesn't disappoint. The immense, calming stillness of the work is breathtaking. Take time to savour....More

1  Thank patinhongkong
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Only this one Pierro fresco. Unbelievably beautiful. Very helpful video. We loved it. Some great books in the little shop, a better English selection than we found anywhere else outside Florence. Nothing much else to see in Montarch but this is a good enough reason...More

Thank Susan B
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