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Museo Revoltella

Via Diaz 27, Trieste, Italy
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Ranked #6 of 70 Attractions in Trieste
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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211 reviews 211 reviews
51 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This pallazo still has the family rooms ntact. My favorites were the library with beautifully carved wood decor and the optic room, not to be missed. In the far corner of the 2nd floor room is a built in lens to view the street, like a periscope. A similar, but different optiv view is installed on the next higher floor.... More 

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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This museum in a former grand home is a must for anyone interested in the history of Trieste. It good to buy a combined ticket and then you can see all the sites and travel on the buses - you can get these from the Tourist office just off the main square.

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This museum gives a glimpse into the life of wealthy Triestini in the mid 19th century. As such it is interesting, especially having read the imaginary descriptions in Jan Morris' excellent book on Trieste. However, the audio guide is pathetic, and often misleading as items it describes have been moved or removed. There is also a collection of 19th and... More 

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Kharkiv, Ukraine
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Very nice museum with an impressive exposition of contemporary art on the top floor and unexpectedly beautiful palace on the lower floors. We were pleasantly surprised with the place!

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37 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Disappointingly hard to find and then further disappointment once inside; poor direction, poor assistance from the staff and badly laid out. It should have been a great place, as the collection of old paintings is impressive but the Modern Art section is inadequate. It is also quite expensive for what you get!

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Helsinki, Finland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This is a world heritage site... full points would have been the norm, had it not been for unfortunately unclear directions on the optional iPod guide pad. However, Museo Revoltella gives a fascinating look into the old time Austro-Hungarian / Italian splendour.

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5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I visited mainly the historic part of fhe museum (the other part was re-arranged). You may have an impression of the life of rich Trieste citizens in the second half of XIX century with curious details (up to the lens system, predecessor of TV camera surveillance).

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Rome, Italy
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4 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

A good place to while away a couple of hours in Trieste, this compact, interesting museum was certainly worth a visit, As you will read elsewhere, it is part baronial mansion, part art gallery, and has a selection of bits and pieces that provide a very enjoyable browse. On our visit, there was an attempt to counterpoint the mansion rooms... More 

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7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

this is the most important museum of the city,the first part is a beautiful trip in in the art and life of the XIX century ;the second part, build by the famous architect c.scarpa, is a intresting museum of 900 art and a great point to observe the gulf and the city.

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The person who gave the historical contents was connected with the Suez Canal project,this wonderful house was the setting for some of Trieste's intriguing past. Added to it is an architectural gem that serves as a showcase for temporary exhibits. Presently the work of Jagoda Buic who is a Croation textile artist and set designer. Very impressive scale to building... More 

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