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What can I say but this was one of the most exciting and oddest tours we had in Florence. We were guided in a small group around the collection of Stibbert who was an eccentric 19C collector and our tour guide gave us information in...More
This was well worth the 30 mins stroll from the centre of Florence. Very interesting and well put together museum even though I’m not a armoury/weapons enthusiasts. There were many other exhibits that held interest. The rooms were spectacularly decorated in the original decor still...More
An itinerant knife merchant on Piazza Santo Spiritu told me about this museum. He insisted we go, we would not be disappointed.
Here is my advice. Go. It is a five star museum. It is three star tour however, as the only thing I wished...More
My husband and I were excited to visit the museum but when we got there, we were told that we were going to be a part of a tour with 3 other people who did not speak English. No worries maybe the guide can easily...More
The museum has a huge collection and range of armour and weaponry from Europe, north Africa, the middle and far East. You are escorted around the museum by a very knowledgeable guide who explains what Stibbert's plans and reasoning for each display. I found the...More
A very interesting extensive collection of armour and weaponry from around the world set within a large beautiful house / museum ... so all round interest for the whole family.
Very helpful and kind staff. The tour was informative and the value good.
Very reasonably priced at €8.00 adults, guided tour of rooms, amazing armoury collections and other exhibit's. Beautiful gardens. Has a small cafe and gift shop. Well worth seeing. There are a few stair cases, maybe not so good if you have limited mobility, also, not...More
Room after room of Islamic, European, and Japanese plate armor and weaponry. The Samurai stuff really is remarkable for what it encompasses. I wish the tour guide had allowed us to remain longer in that part of the museum because there is *so much* to...More
If you’re a history nerd, willing to go out of the way, don’t need to be spoon feed info that you already know, this is a VERY impressive collection. Haven’t seen this many artifacts in this good of condition before. And when we went, there...More