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Palazzo dei Priori | Corso Vannucci 25, Perugia, Italy
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Perugia's Exchange Guild, the home of the region's money changers, dates from the thirteenth-century and boasts some of Italy's best preserved Renaissance frescoes painted by Perugino.
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Palazzo dei Priori | Corso Vannucci 25, Perugia, Italy
+39 075 572 8599
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Reviewed November 10, 2015

The great wooden doors are the giveway to this eye opener. Push through and you are probably inside the largest medieval guildhall in the world. But it is the beautiful wooden soaring ribbing and the startling guild colours that impress more than the swallowing size....More

3  Thank peter g
Reviewed October 2, 2015

I bought a museum card so I didn't pay separately for this site. 5 euros probably is too expensive for 2 rooms if you pay only for this, but I agree with others that the rooms are magnificent. Sadly no photos allowed, even without a...More

Thank Jo M
Reviewed September 25, 2015

Part of the grand Palazzo dei Priori, the Collegio del Cambio is splendid, with fresh frescoes by Perugino and a crazy ceiling. There is carved wood there too, and an exhibit on the measurement and validation of coins. Worth a Museum Pass choice.

Thank NicJBoston
Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

Officially 3 rooms, actually only two (the third one is close to irrelevant) and probably just the first one truly excellent, with Perugino's self portrait. If you are on a budget, skip it and head for the Galleria Nazionale next door. If not, go for...More

Thank XapyNono
Reviewed June 30, 2015

Just 3 rooms, but how amazing! Richly decorated, colorful (the museum keeper told us some people considered too colorful, contesting the latest restoration, but for sure the result is nearer to the original then the black patch that left untouched). Pity you can't take any...More

Thank aa27
Reviewed April 12, 2015

The Exchange Guild consists of only two rooms, but what rooms and what a view! The view, of course, is of frescoes painted by local home-boy favorite Perugino and his pupils (including, probably, Raphael) in the waning years of the 15th century. The colors are...More

1  Thank peterportez
Reviewed October 30, 2014

Just....not my type of museum and it was too small for the price. Not recommended if you are not crazy about frescoes.

1  Thank WingSum Y
Reviewed October 21, 2014

Must see in Perugia, but prepare, which you need to do when visiting most places in Perugie. Preparation / reading is half or more than half of the fun.

1  Thank cojotent
Reviewed September 26, 2014

If you are a Perugino fan it's a must. I've seen on TripAdvisor people complain that it cost a lot for only having two rooms, but you can (as we did) buy a ticket that cost only 10 euros (6 if you are a student)...More

2  Thank Masha T
Reviewed April 27, 2014

Painted by Perugino, who also was one of the painters who frescoed the walls of the Sistine Chapel, this site is unique in terms of the condition of the works. Absolutely pristine. Breathtaking. If you care anything about the Renaissance, you must see this site....More

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