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Museo Diocesano di Palermo (Le Stanze dei Vescovi)

Open today: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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very interesting

nice museum to check out the history around the Sicily area..really enjoyed the walk around the... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
Naples, Florida
Lovely Gem

We had exited from the Cathedral which I was disappointed with and we spotted this Museum slightly... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
Eils G
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Historic building of the fifteenth century, with frescoes and furnishings of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It displays around 300 works of art from the 12th to the 19th century in 12 rooms. 10 rooms belong to "Le Stanze dei Vescovi", the...more
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Via Matteo Bonello 2, 90134, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 091 607 7303
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

nice museum to check out the history around the Sicily area..really enjoyed the walk around the premises..

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

The plan e is nice, interesting to visit and discover, but nothing impressive compared with all that Palermo can offer.

Thank Elena P
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We had exited from the Cathedral which I was disappointed with and we spotted this Museum slightly hidden away. It is the old diocesan palace and it has been converted to a museum/art gallery. We were one of very few people in the museum and...More

3  Thank Eils G
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is a lovely museum to visit. It is close to the cathedral and provides many fascinating exhibits, including some amazing Murano glass chandeliers and beautiful tiled floors. The mediaeval art was high quality and the basement contained artefacts from the cathedral before the Baroque...More

2  Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed January 14, 2018

Because it was mid January, we were the only ones visiting this museum at the time. It is over the lane from the Cathedral and easily accessible. Entry was 4 euro + 2 for an audio guide. (Used it minimally). The museum attendant, Giana became...More

2  Thank Steve B
Reviewed January 9, 2018

Great history of the Roman and Greek history in Sicily, lots of ruins an artifacts are here. Free to get in!!!

1  Thank grtchris
Reviewed December 30, 2017

Some outstanding art, mostly by unknown artists, from 14th to 16th century. The rooms have exotic tiled floors, decorated ceilings and Venetian chandeliers. Don't worry if a member e prof staff follows you around, she is very knowledgeable and will answer your questions in good...More

3  Thank George S
Reviewed November 22, 2017

Some very interesting paintings and nice building refurbished make it a value to visit. Can be combined with other visit in city

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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

I know this is meant to be about the religious art and artefacts, but for me the highlight was the opulence of the rooms themselves. It's as grand as a palace with tiled floors, painted ceilings and murano chandeliers. Just enchanting. I didn't realise you...More

1  Thank Travellingpantaloni
Reviewed September 5, 2017

I am a solo traveller, I am a women in my 30s I have travelled by myself for about 5 years. Never have I been made to feel so uncomfortable whilst visiting a museum or attraction. I arrived at about 11am and was the only...More

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