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Museo Diocesano

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Nicely laid out Museum

We enjoyed this small museum In Cortona with seven exhibition halls with many paintings of the... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Tranquillo
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A gem of a museum

Some beautiful treasures. The Annunciation by Beato Angelico. Some other stunning works of art. Not... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Patricia G
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Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Located in the Chiesa del Buon Gesù (church,) this museum features the notable Cortona Altarpiece, which consists of the Annunciation (1428-32) and six small predella pictures.
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

We enjoyed this small museum In Cortona with seven exhibition halls with many paintings of the Annunciation! There was no elevator for us so had to use stairs! The lower level is embellished with Cardboard representation of the cross. The museum is only partially assessable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Some beautiful treasures. The Annunciation by Beato Angelico. Some other stunning works of art. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Patricia G
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Although this time museum is packed with great art, it is not o be missed for its Annunciation by Beato Angelico. How this out-of-the-way museum came to have such a great collection is astounding. And, no crowds, and cheap.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Really a lot of beauty packed into this tiny museum. It was refreshing to visit with no crowds and just take the time to see some famous art.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

I am sort of with Mark Twain when it comes to walls of art in most any museum. Unless you have specific interest or knowledge, it becomes a blur. This is a small museum with one masterpiece. That made it for us.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

Opposite of the Cathedral, in the building that was the Church del Gesu, this great museum hosts some of the most valuable treasures from the city’s history. There are many works from the other churches of Cortona on display here, the most interesting are those...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

The art pieces are amazing. Did not realise such famous artists are associated with Cortona. Only a small museum but well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed this museum .not a large museum and very few visitors .the lighting was excellent so one could actually see the paintings well .nice clean bathroom

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

A small museum near the Cathedral but well worth a visit to see paintings by Signorelli and the Annuciation by the Beato Angelico, with the beautiful angel with the red dress and blond hair

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

I don't mean to offend, but the luscious paintings of Baby Jesus with Popes or Cardinals is just wrong. The paintings at the museum are fantastic.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Padua trip report.  We are having a very nice time. It's a mixture of work and play with an emphasis on the play part. We arrived Thursday night after a long day of travel with few problems. The car service was waiting as hoped and we were quickly in Padua. The hotel the Belludi 37 is very small with no frills but super nice staff. It's located in a nice part of town by the Basilica and Prato Della Valle which I loved and  about a 15 minute walk to the university Bo. We wondered...More
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Lovely report! Thanks for sharing. Could you see the medieval market stalls in Piazza dei Frutti?