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Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Mansi

Via Gallitassi 43, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 55570
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Typical Lucchese palazzo

The museum was the ancestral home of the Mansi family and is now a municipal museum . There was an... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
ALISON H
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
interesting for a brief visit

The apartments were interesting to walk through. Many in the collection of paintings seemed in need... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2017
CapricornSister
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Via Gallitassi 43, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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+39 0583 55570
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

The museum was the ancestral home of the Mansi family and is now a municipal museum . There was an interesting exhibition of musical(keyboard) instruments when we visited . Without this exhibition the place might have seemed rather bare . The permanent contents were not...More

2  Thank ALISON H
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

The apartments were interesting to walk through. Many in the collection of paintings seemed in need of cleaning and restoration. The building lacked light control to preserve the works and was hot. I was glad to have a little fan in my purse on this...More

2  Thank CapricornSister
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

After an exhausting day in over crowded boiling hot Florence it was a joy to find this peaceful gem in Lucca. There were very few people visiting which was great for us. There was so much to see, paintings, sculpture but best of all, incredible...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017

This Palazzo has to be seen to be believed . Th most luxurious gem with a fabulous and impressive art collection . Magical

1  Thank IAMAYESU
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Inside the hot stone town - the beautiful place for short walk, fresh air and nice view. Be careful- closes at 6 pm.

2  Thank Ryjhaya
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Behind the modest façade an unexpected discovery. The palace houses spectacular rooms decorated with frescoes and silks. The yellow Bedchamber features original silks and massive alcove wood carvings, in addition to a grandiose king-size bed. Upper floors accomodate the collections of paintings and textiles. Occasionally...More

1  Thank Nadya S
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Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

If you are in Lucca don't miss it: it's an amazingly rich collection of tapestries (arazzi) from a rich merchant family (Mansi) from 1600, all originals. Not to mention the paintings collection among which a couple of Tintoretto's and a Ghirlandaio's.

1  Thank Rossella M
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Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Costing a mere €4 entrance fee, this beautifully restored palazzo offers a great representation of Tuscan wealth. The museum provides exploration into the wealthy quarters previously inhabited by silk merchants the Mansi family. Featuring italian baroque interior design, tapestry collections, post 18th century art and...More

1  Thank Matthew C
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Reviewed January 8, 2017

Well worth the visit...one can purchase a joint ticket with the other national museum. Just the right size, representational exhibits.

Thank Victoria P
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Reviewed January 8, 2017

We enjoyed being one of a few couples viewing the art. We were able to take our time and learn about the artists that had been greatly influenced by Michelangelo and art work similar to Caravaggio influence. We enjoyed viewing the bedrooms as well. They...More

Thank Janscience
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