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Address: Via Alloro 4, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The collection of museum that used to be the residence of Francesco Abatellis, port master of the Kingdom of Sicily, is rather rich. It contains 12th century wooden works... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2013
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Moscow, Russia
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Bologna, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

it is a pleasure just to walk through The rooms of The museum. Every detail is worth a look: doors, handles, ceilings, walls. The art is very good too, especially The middle age section + Antonello da Messina snd, if course, the magnificent fresco 'The Triumph of death'

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

There are a lot of quattrocento Sicilian paintings here, and seeing them all together gives a nice perspective on what was happening in the quattrocento in Florence. The conversion of the building is wonderful, so that the Palazzo is a peaceful and quiet place to be.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This was included on a multi-attraction ticket we had bought. Had we known what it was we would not have bothered with the ticket. Whilst you can get some idea of what the palace might have been like, it is now purely a museum with pieces displayed in some of the rooms. I would not bother going there unless the... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

The collection of museum that used to be the residence of Francesco Abatellis, port master of the Kingdom of Sicily, is rather rich. It contains 12th century wooden works, 14th-17th century works by foreign and italian artists and the remarkable fresco of the Triumph of Death by unknown author that is exhibited in the former chapel. I think this museum... More 

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