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Palazzo Viti

Open Now: 10:00 - 17:30
Open today: 10:00 - 17:30
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Amazing little museum

Five dollars for adults, free for children. This museum is pretty amazing, it shows a lot of... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Josh B
Mesa, Arizona
via mobile
Unique expirience

So nice!! Absolutely worth to see. You can see and even feel how did one wealthy family live... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Karlovac, Croatia
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Palazzo Viti is one of the finest private residential building in Italy. The twelve rooms tht are open to the pubblic are fitted with furniture, porcelains, alabaster collection and other valuable items representing Italian, European and Oriental...more
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Via Dei Sarti 41, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 0588 84047
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

This Palazzo is still owned by the original family and, for a small charge, open to the public. Grand rooms full of ornate furniture and collections, including some rather unique ones like “the finest collection of bouillon cups in Italy.” Visiting here offers a change...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank YpsilantiFoodie
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Five dollars for adults, free for children. This museum is pretty amazing, it shows a lot of eastern Art, it’s all owned by the family who lives at the very top.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Josh B
Reviewed 12 July 2018

So nice!! Absolutely worth to see. You can see and even feel how did one wealthy family live century and half ago. Each room is so good preserved. Original furniture, paintings, books are there and it looks as is was 150 years ago. Take your...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mrmot2000
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Found the exhibits very interesting, and took the free wine tasting afterwards. Some of the rooms are beautifully decorated.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This palazzo is very much worth a stop to see a lovely home with wonderful collections of porcelain, paintings and furniture.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Waylandtraveller
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Certainly an interesting house built to impress. Held by one family for half a century it then was bought in 1850 by Giuseppe Viti who made his money exporting local alabaster all over the world. So the house is full of trophies from his travels...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank angiec670
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice house with very nice items inside for a fair price to enter. All the ceiling were painted with frescos.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank phelpsusa
Reviewed 10 December 2017

This was a beautiful experience. It is a window in time to see the way a wealthy family would have lived. It is immaculate, beautifully and lovingly preserved. The family photos add a personal touch to the experience. It reminded me of my childhood friend's...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank wilkinsm99
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

What a privilege to be able to look around someone’s private home, as this is still a family house, not a tourist attraction. Judging by the portraits, from many eras, and more recent photography that adorn the walls and side tables it appears through the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ianhK5218FD
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Feels quite personal, very much a place associated with a family and you get to see a bit inside that.

Date of experience: October 2017
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