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Museo Salvatore Ferragamo

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This museum is like heaven to shoe buffs since it houses a collection of more than 10,000 shoes dating from the 1920s.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We accidentally wandered in for free without realizing that it was about 8 Euros to enter (we just waltzed in and the person at the front was talking to someone else and didn't even acknowledge us, and we only noticed that there was supposed to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Beee_Travels
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Very disappointing. This is not a museum about shoes, it’s about the Hollywood of Ferragamo’s day and other Italians that found fame there. Lots of black and white photos, memorabilia a wall full of lithographs on plates. One small display of shoes 20% were from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank travel4me2010
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Went today and looked around. This was interesting as it has more history than you would think about Hollywood. Good time and would recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HaniRob
Reviewed 15 October 2018

There was one room with some shoes in it. They were interesting to look at. Apparently they rotate exhibits. The rest of the small museum is currently displaying Italians who were prominent during the silent film era. Valentino is the only one I recognized. I'm...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KarenfromChicago
Reviewed 9 October 2018

There was an interesting exhibit on Ferragamo's involvement in Hollywood but wished that there were a few more items from collection/archives.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim B
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This museum was new to us and we enjoyed very much the material presented and the way and setting. We had no idea of the Hollywood background of S. Ferragamo before he came to Florence. Or the history of the Italian early cinema. A must...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bigvicSydney
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Truthfully I was disappointed that there were only about 2 dozen pairs of shoes on display. Most of the area was devoted to Italians in Hollywood in the 1920s and 30s, which was interesting but not what I sought.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PointerDetroit
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Apparently it's not what it used to be. If you expect to see thousands of shoes you'd be disappointed - that was my wife's expectation and she was. Quite frankly I am glad it's not a shoe exhibit, there is one really nice painting inside...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

On my fourth trip to Florence, I made a point to go to some of the less well known museums. As luck would have it, my sister was with me on this trip. What better excursion for two sisters than to go to the Ferragamo...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank levon1611
Reviewed 22 July 2018

A beautiful museum with an impressive amount of history on the Italian who came to America, like Ferragamo, and brought their talents and creative flair to many industries. There is a lot of footage on cinema, since Ferragamo worked at one point as shoemaker to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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