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Casa Buonarroti

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The house was owned, but never inhabited, by the great artist and now is converted to the museum... read more

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Nice place to visit

This museum is the house where Michelangelo was used to live and die for many years and this... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
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Via Ghibellina 70, Florence, Italy
Santa Croce
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The house was owned, but never inhabited, by the great artist and now is converted to the museum dedicated to his work. The collection includes few of his earliest works, but more importantly this is the huge archive of his drawings, letters and sketches. For...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This house was built by Michelangelo's family AFTER his death. There are a few art pieces from Michelangelo's youth, a lot of paintings OF Michelangelo, some rooms decorated with period artwork and a room with lamps/pottery/statuary from ancient times. One room is covered with large...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This museum is the house where Michelangelo was used to live and die for many years and this townhouse was turned into museum by his great grandson with many paintings, sculptures, and relics related to this great artist of all time. You also

Thank Suwatss
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The house has been restored to the way it looked when his family owned it, so the rooms themselves are worth seeing. There are several of Michelangelo's clay models for large statues that he made later using marble. Of special interest are two small reliefs...More

Thank rondi3
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Somewhat off the beaten track (or perhaps we were lucky to be alone there). This house was owned for a short time by Michaelangiello. It is filled with some of his art (see the Madona of the Stairs) and other's as well. But it was...More

1  Thank Doron S
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Taking a side street north from Santa Croce Church, we made a serendipitous discovery, a non-descript house with a sign "Casa Buonarroti". That's Michelangelo's family name. And when we entered, we learned that this was the location of the home where the famous artist grew...More

2  Thank Fredsviews
Reviewed 24 January 2018

My artist-art-teacher husband loved this smallish house museum. It's an out-of-the-way place belonging, at one time, to THE Michelangelo’s great nephew. It's filled with Michelangelo's studies and works that had moldered in a closet for over a hundred years, which his nephew collected and lovingly...More

1  Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

If you are a Michelangelo fan then this is a must to visit. It is a small museum but they are a number of interesting pieces on display. The bronze model of the Pieta Bandini is definitely worth seeing. There are 2 sculptures of Michelangelo...More

1  Thank spagyhon
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I really enjoyed my visit to this place! A humble house with much history. Very well designed with many interesting items on display: some Michelangelo works, but mostly art collected by the Michelangelo family over the years, and also many interesting displays and memorabilia telling...More

1  Thank RonnieFriend
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Casa Buonarroti is not the most important museum to visit in Florence but it's a must for Michelangelo enthusiasts. You will see his first two sculptures; "The Virgin of the Stairs," and "The Battle of the Centaurs." Look closely at them as you can if...More

Thank David S
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