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€4 entry. Absolutely empty of people. Large cool building stuffed with 13th and 14th century art... read more

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Patricia D
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Lovely art museum

We visited on a Tuesday - late morning and the place was very quiet. The top floor houses 13th... read more

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Lesley S
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

€4 entry. Absolutely empty of people. Large cool building stuffed with 13th and 14th century art, mostly religious, as it would be! Some surprises. Queen Elizabeth I and some lovely sketches for frescos and other treasures. Like a lot of places, unloved. Has a huge...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Tuesday - late morning and the place was very quiet. The top floor houses 13th- 15th century Sienese art works by the likes of Martini and the Lorenzetti's. The subsequent floors cover the Baroque and Mannerist art. There is a room...More

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Mainly medieval and a bit of Renaissance. The main problem was that when we were there they were limiting access to each floor, so we would have to spend an hour on each floor, and then move on. This meant we couldn't look around in...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is some of my favorite art in Italy. Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. A specialist would've thought they'd died and gone to heaven. Exquisite.

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

In a beautiful palace, the Alabaster is exhibited in newly renovated towers adjacent to the palace, off the inner courtyard. Take a moment to look around and to venture into the towers. The alabaster examples are beautifully displayed, on three floors and carry you into...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This museum definitely deserves a visit for especially those who want to experience local medieval and Renaissance Art. The museum is a great complement to the Museo Civico which also deserves to be experienced as its frescos and early renaissance art are exceptional as well.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Much cheaper than than the Museo Civico with better examples of local Gothic art. The displays are arranged in an attractive building and I was amazed how few visitors it had.

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Nice collection of medieval and early-Renaissance art. Duccio, Simone Martini, the Lorenzetti brothers, famous stuff, but the most famous stuff of these guys is found somewhere else either in Siena or even in Florence, the Lourvre, London and so on. Come here to see secondary...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I did not know what to expect or what paintings they have...but it turned out that I loved this museum much more than the more famous Brera museum in Milano! The ticket was 4 or 5 euros. I was maybe one of the 2 or...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Siena is known for 13th and 14th century altar pieces and this museum is full of them- lavishly gilded with gold and done in luminous colors. Also, it's not too big and can easily be visited in a morning before lunch or late afternoon.

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