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Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi

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Typical Lucchese palazzo

The museum was the ancestral home of the Mansi family and is now a municipal museum . There was an... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
ALISON H
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Cash Only

They only allow admittance twice in the morning (9:30 and 11:30) and twice in the afternoon (can't... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Maegan M
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Via Gallitassi 43, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

They only allow admittance twice in the morning (9:30 and 11:30) and twice in the afternoon (can't remember those times), but we couldn't go in because they only accept cash and we were fresh out! You can get a ticket for both here and the...More

Thank Maegan M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The museum was the ancestral home of the Mansi family and is now a municipal museum . There was an interesting exhibition of musical(keyboard) instruments when we visited . Without this exhibition the place might have seemed rather bare . The permanent contents were not...More

2  Thank ALISON H
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The apartments were interesting to walk through. Many in the collection of paintings seemed in need of cleaning and restoration. The building lacked light control to preserve the works and was hot. I was glad to have a little fan in my purse on this...More

2  Thank CapricornSister
Reviewed 29 August 2017

After an exhausting day in over crowded boiling hot Florence it was a joy to find this peaceful gem in Lucca. There were very few people visiting which was great for us. There was so much to see, paintings, sculpture but best of all, incredible...More

Thank Glgrilly
Reviewed 24 August 2017

This Palazzo has to be seen to be believed . Th most luxurious gem with a fabulous and impressive art collection . Magical

1  Thank IAMAYESU
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Inside the hot stone town - the beautiful place for short walk, fresh air and nice view. Be careful- closes at 6 pm.

2  Thank Ryjhaya
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Behind the modest façade an unexpected discovery. The palace houses spectacular rooms decorated with frescoes and silks. The yellow Bedchamber features original silks and massive alcove wood carvings, in addition to a grandiose king-size bed. Upper floors accomodate the collections of paintings and textiles. Occasionally...More

1  Thank NadyaS397
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

If you are in Lucca don't miss it: it's an amazingly rich collection of tapestries (arazzi) from a rich merchant family (Mansi) from 1600, all originals. Not to mention the paintings collection among which a couple of Tintoretto's and a Ghirlandaio's.

1  Thank Rossella M
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Costing a mere €4 entrance fee, this beautifully restored palazzo offers a great representation of Tuscan wealth. The museum provides exploration into the wealthy quarters previously inhabited by silk merchants the Mansi family. Featuring italian baroque interior design, tapestry collections, post 18th century art and...More

1  Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Well worth the visit...one can purchase a joint ticket with the other national museum. Just the right size, representational exhibits.

Thank Victoria P
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