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Stibbert Museum

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Address: Via Stibbert, 26, 50122, Florence, Italy
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+39 395 548 6049
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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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Off the beaten track

This museum is not to be missed, a hidden gem. A little way out from the historic centre of Florence, but well worth the effort, and refreshing to get away from the large crowds... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum is not to be missed, a hidden gem. A little way out from the historic centre of Florence, but well worth the effort, and refreshing to get away from the large crowds and queues. A magnificent collection of armour in an amazing house. One of the most extensive collections of Samurai armour anywhere. You are guided round the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On of the highlights of my short time in Florence. Amazing collection and very knowledgable and enthusiastic guide (guided tours only but included in the price). No crowds as not many tourists make the journey (only 25 minute walk from the main train station).

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italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stibbert was an english gentleman who had made a frotune in the Colonies. Then he started to collect arms ard armours.Now the museum holds one of the biggest and richest collection of arms in the world

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Ploiesti, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Don”t miss this museum .You can go there with bus nr.4 ,wich you take from Train station,close to the church Santa Maria Novela. The museum it is a big colection of everything !!!! but most of all it is a journey in time .Here is a very big colection of arms,armours,the cape of Napoleon Bonaparte,from the year 1805 when he... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I tried to find things to do out of the busy city center, this was perfect. Stibbert's private collect is very interesting. The estate itself is stunning and the gardens are perfect for a nice stroll after visiting the museum.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

We had a few hours left before leaving Florence so jumped in a taxi to this location, having picked up a leaflet. What we were met with was quite breathtaking in the expanse of the collection, the sheer number of objects and the almost eerie presence of the original collector - who set this out 100 years ago. It says... More 

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Paris, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

Whether you enjoy warfare or not, you will be astounded by the exhibits in the Stibbert Museum. From artwork to artillery, and from warriors to war horses, every detail is authentic, and every exhibit life-size. The Cavalier Room is awe inspiring, and choose a pleasant day and enjoy the beautiful gardens.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

The Stibbert is a lovely, intimate museum that essentially paints a portrait of the man who collected the items and endowed it. One is not allowed to roam at will, but goes with a "keeper" who walks one through the collection, explaining a few things (not a tour, but just a few helpful comments). The day I was there, a... More 

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Kingston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Discovered this almost by chance and was in awe of the huge display of arms, swords, helmets, etc. 55000 pcs. On display. The mansion is also awesome. Worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Well this is undoubtedly the greatest collection of weaponry I've ever seen. The suits of armor, rifles, swords, it goes on and on. The life of Mr. Stibbert and the home were fascinating to me but I had my fill of the weaponry pretty quickly. Needless to say, my husband was very intrigued by it all and enjoyed it immensely.... More 

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