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Stibbert Museum
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Stibbert Museum
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A museum showcasing the eccentric and eclectic tastes of Frederick Stibbert, a 19th century art collector.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Via Federigo Stibbert 26, 50134, Florence, Italy
Santa Maria Novella
+39 055 486049
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

After a week in Florence I asked my husband what one museum he wished to go to again before we leave and he said the Stibbert Museum. It is truly an amazing place to see a massive collection of armor. Plus it is displayed in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PortiaDaisy
Reviewed 18 November 2018

A real hidden gem and something totally different. The museum was practically empty so we could browse at our leisure and there are so many interesting displays to view.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AngelaTh
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We visited the Stibbert museum with my 2 daughters. We were impressed by the large and eclectic collection of weapons and armors. We were also impressed by the accumulation of art and furnitures.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pascal L
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

An amazing villa with an almost unbelievable range of historical items, especially military ones. Takes about 90 minutes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alex W
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael P
Reviewed 22 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank eyeworksphoto
Reviewed 5 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sightsee257420
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SJ1248
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

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. A great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amanda J
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15 February 2016|
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You can take picture as you wish without flash, but you cannot wonder alone.