Ranked #13 of 61 attractions in Perugia
Category: Art Museums
The Palazzo degli Oddi, then Clarelli Marini, today House Museum is located in the heart of the city of Perugia in the area...
The Palazzo degli Oddi, then Clarelli Marini, today House Museum is located in the heart of the city of Perugia in the area where there were already in the medieval era homes of the family, in one of the five most important streets leading to the main square. The palace was built around the middle of the sixteenth century and was inhabited until 1942. The last owner, the Marchioness Barbara Marini Clarelli, painter, restorer and expert in local history, for testamentary disposition wanted it to be set up a foundation that would combine his name with that of her beloved husband, the famous art historian Francesco Santi in such a way that the Palace could be made accessible and could become a place of study for the history of degli Oddi family, one of the oldest Italian nobility that significantly had a significant influence on the history of Perugia during the Middle Ages. Today the House Museum still bears historical furnishings.