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Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria

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Address: Corso Vannucci 19, 06121, Perugia, Italy
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8:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Mon 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tue - Sun 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

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There's always a chance to visit a temporary exhibition here

Once we have visited an interesting foto exhibition here, unfortunately can't remember photographer's name.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
St. Petersburg, Russia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely building, some nice pieces but mostly no more interesting or better than you can see in many / most of the Churches in Italy. Found I was all "arted" out quite quickly as seemed to be looking at the same piece but in a different location continually. Not to my taste.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once we have visited an interesting foto exhibition here, unfortunately can't remember photographer's name.

1 Thank Leopardik
Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Located on the main street of the old Perugia this museum is a feast for the eyes if you are interested in this kind of art. An impressive show of sculpture and paintings . The museum is located in a antique building but totally redone inside and shows like a very modern and organized presentation. The number of artwork is... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

The museum is housed in a venerable building well refurbished with good lighting and well-spaced works of art. Some are medieval sculptures taken for the sake of preservation from older monuments such as the grand fountain which now has copies of the originals. Others are individual works of art, the masterworks of the region. There are admirable medieval paintings and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

If you don't want religion don't go. But the collection is pretty amazing and includes many pieces from 500-600 years ago in excellent condition. Larger museum than you think. Free on first Sundays (usually).

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

This was a fantastic museum. It has a lot of religious art and is well known in Perugia. Parking is not easy in Perugia

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Set right on the main piazza in Perugia this museum is in an impressive and beautiful building. The entrance is a little strange as in it is dark inside with a few flags and other city symbols displayed; tickets are bought in an enclosed, modern glass box thing at the back. They will not allow to take any bags etc... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

A nice little museum with quite a bit to see. The most impressive part of the collection is the reproduction of the tombs found in Monteluce. This is extremely well done -- it looks pretty real and the collection of urns and sarcophagi is impressive.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

40 rooms full of religious art - amazing for the first 20 or so, but it became a bit overwhelming in the end. Some wonderful sculpture in marble and wood, with lots of medieval religious paintings and icons. It's well worth visiting, but there's far too much to take in at one time.

1 Thank Geoff T
Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

An amazing palace, and an amazing art collection -- elevators easily accessed. After you've seen this place, Perugia's secular art museum, walk a few steps down the street to see the Cathedral and its museum.

1 Thank Andrew K

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