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Il Museo internazionale delle marionette

Piazzetta Antonio Pasqualino, 90100, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 328060
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Palermo Walking Tour: Among Puppets and Puppetry
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Puppets shows tuesday, friday and sunday 5.30 p.m. Full ticket € 6,reduced € 4.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Piazzetta Antonio Pasqualino, 90100, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

For us this was planned as the last item on our Palermo trip as we had high expectations. Unfortunately they did not deliver on this. Still give it 3 stars on diversity of the puppets, but if you see it realistically the Sicilian puppets were...More

Thank Serge V
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

A must see show for kids 5+. Anything under might get a little scared but nothing serious. They run 1-2 shows daily.

Thank Sammy K
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

A rather comprehensive international collection of puppets Too bad our children were not as impressed as their parents Maybe if we were luckier to arrive at time for a show then they could better relate to this

Thank MikeDeTraveller
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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

If you are the slightest bit intrigued by puppets or the ancient Sicilian puppetry tradition, DO NOT MISS Palermo's International Marionette Museum. There are several exhibits of puppets from other countries, along with some short videos, all very interesting. But the majority of the museum...More

Thank marysam
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

We visited this museum on a rainy afternoon in Palermo - and so glad that we did. There are puppets from around the world which were delightful and fascinating to see. This museum made a nice break from looking at churches and is the only...More

Thank SandS1978
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

A surprising number of ancient puppets plus contemporary and international ones (see photos) make this an enjoyable alternative to churches and archeology. Most international ones have enough explanation, but the other installations could do with a bit more for a self-guided walk around. The museum...More

1  Thank uxj
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This small museum is packed with puppets from Sicily and around the world. It even has water puppets from Vietnam. Some need dusting! There are also puppets shows at least once a week. It would be great to have interactive activities as well with puppet...More

Thank Isabelle M
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Getting a bit away from the usual religious tourism of Palermo, this museum stands out and an interesting place to visit for people of every age. Showing the tradition of puppets of the city, as well as some other works from other parts of the...More

2  Thank Rui P
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

We were overwhelmed & pleasantly surprised by this out of the way museum. It was one of the highlights of our visit to Palermo. Be sure & visit @ a a time you can see a show.

Thank allaw841
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

An international collection of puppets, with a substantial collection of indigenous Sicilian tradition.

Thank Simon P
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BayAreaCa
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Response from uxj | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, because there were no shows at all during the first week of January, when I visited the museum Sorry
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