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Museo degli Innocenti

Piazza Santissima Annunziata 13, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 203 7308
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Piazza Santissima Annunziata 13, 50122, Florence, Italy
San Marco
+39 055 203 7308
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Brunelleschi's hand is in evidence in this 15th century building. Great frescoes and works of art and the building itself are worth a visit, if you are in the area.

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much thought has been given to educating the visitor with multi-media presentations and interactive exhibits. The art collection is gloriously accessible and free from the crowds of the Uffizi. Today the building houses UNICEF and vocational training.

Thank SarahTeacake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a very special place indeed, not just for the history of relinquished children of Florence, but the cafe on the 5th floor, accessible from the street, is a hidden gem itself. Not seen it on any tour guidebook; enjoyed an exceptional coffee...More

1  Thank gcooksey
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

For a few Euro (6?) this place has some lovely material on the old foundling orphans of Florence. Lovely building a pleasant simple restarant cafe up top.

Thank laozhu
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I went to see this museum during my last visit in Florence for the first time. It is of interest both because of the renaissance building it is in, the artwork that it holds, but most importantly its history and why it was built in...More

Thank Thor E
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We went there today with no expectations and this museum nicely surprised us. Modern, well structured, interactive, a real testament of historical times and innocent abandoned children. You can read single stories of those poor souls and their wet-nurses. As reward, on the fourth floor...More

Thank Michaela P
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful story of how Florence had the first orphanage. Something all Floreceans can be proud of. They gave these orphan children love, education and a future. Beautifully displayed with a lot of interesting facts and information. What really would stay with me for a...More

Thank Anemari O
Reviewed 21 May 2017

You can visit the Caffe Verone without going through the museum. It is on the 5th floor, very modern, new, and offers magnificent views of Florence and its surroundings. Besides, what they serve is very good also, and the staff is very pleasant. This is...More

1  Thank js4vt
Reviewed 14 May 2017

It was my first museum that I visited in Florence; I had a professional interest and I have not been dissapointed. It is an interactive museum and you have to stay around 2 hours to grasp the information and the experience. The only thing that...More

Thank Nicoletatravels
Reviewed 11 May 2017

A stark contrast to all the Medici opulence you'll soak up in the rest of Florence, this was Europe's first ever orphanage. A beautiful building designed by Brunelleschi himself, the history of this foundling hospital is moving and important. The new museum does a great...More

Thank GlasgowChocaholic
San Marco
The pleasant atmosphere of this residential area, a
stone’s throw away from the Duomo of Florence,
surprises everyone. A continuous flow of backpacking
students provides the tranquil surroundings for the
elderly residents who sit in Piazza San Marco to read
the daily newspaper. Home to several universities,
including the Academy of Fine Arts, San Marco is one
of the most vibrant cultural centers in the city. A
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