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Address: Via Santa Margherita 1, Florence, Italy
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Description: Casa di Dante, a restored medieval house similar to Dante's birthplace...
Casa di Dante, a restored medieval house similar to Dante's birthplace, also serves as a museum recording the life and times of this famous poet.
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Only for Die Hard Dante Fans

I think the best title I saw on these reviews was, “An extra circle of hell (Boredom)”. Sadly this was kind of true. Already having a good knowledge of Dante, and his works I... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

the exhibition is poorly laid out, with very little on Dante's life and works. Don't fall into the trap!! The famed death mask is a replica, and it's not clear whether this was Dante's home or not. I'm dubious. I thought the gift shop might offer more a wider selection of books than the other museums and gift stands, but... More 

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Utica, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

It's not his house, it's not his stuff (cheap replicas) and it's not really even his story.. more the history of Florence during his time. Pass on it.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I've read some of the reviews on here and think they are a little unfair. First of all it is 4 euros full price, which isn't a lot in Florence. It will only take half an hour to get round, but I found it interesting as mentioned other things in terms of warring houses around at the same time as... More 

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Morongo Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

We saw the same expression on everyone's faces...huh? Enticingly named "casa" hiding its true tourist trap nature. Stand outside for a moment, read a guide summary and save your 4 euros for a coffee.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

When you go to a museum dedicated to a person, you expect to learn about who he was, where he was born, his work. I wanted to learn who Dante was. This Museum doesn't do that. Why then are you plopped into a place which starts going on about factions of the city of Florence, why is there a battle... More 

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

You can spend your time around Florence much more better than there. It would be better if I avoited going in Dante's house. Hopfully, it was part of Firenze Card, so I payed nothing.

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Athens, Greece
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I think the best title I saw on these reviews was, “An extra circle of hell (Boredom)”. Sadly this was kind of true. Already having a good knowledge of Dante, and his works I found the museum a let down because most everything in the museum were replicas or expressions of what someone believed to be "Dante", even the so-called... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Although I was interested in going here, I was greatly disappointed in the authenticity of artifacts. Many items were what might have been or could possibly be something of Dante's. I want authentic relics and history. Just not worth the time in a city with more to do and see than most people have time to experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It's 4 Euros for a walk round Dante's house which is relatively interesting. I was blown away that at the time we visited we saw Dantès death mask on display which made the trip worth it. But as I understand it, this is not usually there. The rest of the items in the house are quite interesting and it is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Quite possibly the worst museum I have ever been to. Even if you are a fan of Dante (and I am) this is an utter waste of time and money. The artifacts are very sparse and the authenticity of some are questionable. For instance they have a dagger on display labeled 'Dante's Dagger', but when you read the accompanying text... More 

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Address: Address: Via Santa Margherita 1, Florence, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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