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Stanze al Genio

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Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 11 | Angolo Via Magione, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 340 097 1561
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3:00 am - 3:30 am
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Sun - Sat 3:00 am - 3:30 am
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: The museum is open year round for a visit but you must book your visit by...
The museum is open year round for a visit but you must book your visit by email or phone. For reservations just call a few hours before the appointment and agree to the tour. The visits are carried out only in Italian / english.
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A very unique experience visiting this private collection of tiles. We were given an overview of the collection, the history of how it came into existence and insights into how... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Lebanon, Oregon
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Lebanon, Oregon
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A very unique experience visiting this private collection of tiles. We were given an overview of the collection, the history of how it came into existence and insights into how the craftsmen from different times and places contributed to the many different styles of tile. Our host was very informative, gave us enough information to provide us an understanding to... More 

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Baltimore MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This very unusual place will give you a guided tour of their palazzo, a restored private house which houses a very interesting and diverse collection of Neapolitan and Sicilian tiles. Tours can be given in Engllish but must be reserved in advance by email. The staffer we met was super friendly and knowledgeable. You'll be skeptical when you arrive at... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

So much more interesting than a stuffy museum. This is a great tile collection in a private home and well worth a visit. You need to book, but very little notice is required. The visit added a touch of variety to a packed sightseeing day.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A small and interesting museum with a friendly English speaking guide. Well worth a visit . The tiles are beautiful and the setting is interesting.

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Oakland, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

the tile collection is great but the real star is being able to walk around this personal home. It isn't often you get a chance to peak inside a palazzo that looks like nothing from the street. The owner of this private collection lives here and has been restoring it with a unique collection, both in the tiles but also... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A really fascinating museum. I booked a couple of days before and was overwhelmed by the lovely welcome of the people in the museum, who gave me and two other people are guided tour round this private apartment and collection. Wonderful selection of floor tiles from mainly Sicily and Naples with insightful commentary . I loved the place and the... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We saw this place on Trip Advisor and added it to our day in Palermo. Great and unusual collection of tiles, beautifully displayed. A handout with a little history and highlighting would make this five star.

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Sherborn, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Four of us visited this wonderful collection yesterday. It consists of several rooms with creative artistic floor tiles covering the walls going back to the 1600s. An enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide led a group of 12 through the great collection in about 40 minutes. Don't miss this artistic collection in this private home. Reservations required although we called up that... More 

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Queenland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This collection is truly memorable. The tile display is awe inspiring. We booked online the day before and we were very impressed with the enthusiastic guide who shares his passion for the beautiful hand made tiles. Although a little hard to find No 11, we loved the ageing and weathered external door which hides this amazing treasure trove.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Very, very congenial and knowledgeable staff; very interesting collection in a beautiful setting; can be viewed in an hour or less, and you will leave the better for it.

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Additional Information about Stanze al Genio

Address: Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 11 | Angolo Via Magione, 90133 Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 340 097 1561
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Palermo  >  Palermo
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 am - 3:30 am
Monday 3:00 am - 3:30 am
Tuesday 3:00 am - 3:30 am
Wednesday 3:00 am - 3:30 am
Thursday 3:00 am - 3:30 am
Friday 3:00 am - 3:30 am
Saturday 3:00 am - 3:30 am
Average Prices: USD 7 - 7

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