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Address: Via Stibbert, 26, 50122, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 39 55 486049
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Mon - Wed 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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A museum showcasing the eccentric and eclectic tastes of Frederick...

A museum showcasing the eccentric and eclectic tastes of Frederick Stibbert, a 19th century art collector.

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Fabulous armor exhibits!!!

Been visiting since I was 9 years old, over 50 years now. I never tire of it - the mounted cavalcade at the entrance is breathtaking.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
CapnPeBo
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Pistoia, Italy

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Pistoia, Italy
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been visiting since I was 9 years old, over 50 years now. I never tire of it - the mounted cavalcade at the entrance is breathtaking.

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Florence, Italy
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Stibbert museum is amazingly beautiful, it has rare collections of historical weapons and armory, and a variety of other things collected by Mr. Stibbert, beautiful to visit and see a rare home and collections of a man in love with Florence. It's out of the center of Florence so most tourists miss it, but much worth the 10 minute... More 

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Florence, Italy
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62 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Probably the best museum in Florence. Screw the Uffizi and the Accademia, here you have the chance to see history with your own eyes. I recommend this place especially if you are not from Europe and/or have an interest in arms, battles and history in general. This is one of the largest armor and weapon collections in the world, hosted... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Really interesting museum, the house and gardens match the contents! I would happily live here, there are many things to see in Florence but do not miss this.

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Steamboat Springs
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We were amazed at the incredible collections in this museum. We have seen a lot of collections of arms and armor and this museum has probably one of the best collections we've ever seen; however, it is so much more than just a collection of arms and armor. It includes porcelain, weapons, art, and the museum was the actual home... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

The museum collection dates between 15th-19th centuries and is in great condition. The collection is of Asian, German, French and Italian armour. The collection is housed in the collector's homestead and the admission fee is €8 per person. You get a guide that runs through the history of both the homestead and war pieces also the tour takes about an... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This was the highlight of our 9 days in Rome and Florence. I emailed ahead to see the Japanese collection and was glad to see it, but don't let it keep you from seeing the rest of the military collection and furnished palace if one of those times doesn't work for you. Except for seeing the Pope, this was my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

This is a real adventure. We took a cab (13 EUR) to the museum, and arrived to find we were the only visitors. Entry was a very modest 8 EUR. We had a guide all to ourselves, and what ensued was one of the most fascinating and startling museum visits I have ever experienced. The museum is the story of... More 

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Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

The informality of the exhibition, at least when we were there, swords propped on cushions, displayed in what seemed like such a haphazard way that it might have been a friends private collection. Pay attention to the murals too. If you've heard rumours that they would flood Rome's piazza Navona but could never quite imagine what it looked like, here's... More 

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Αθήνα, Ελλάδα
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

This is a very good museum if you are insterested on medieval armory and weapons. We really enjoyed it, althought we would like it to stick more on the armory and weaponry subject (the second half of the museum is full of folk art artifacts of the Renaissance period.

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