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International Museum of Ceramics

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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The MIC offers a complete vision of the ceramic cultures belonging to any age and place; pieces from the Far and Middle East, from South America and all Europe allow the visitors to have a unique experience. It was founded in 1908 and now it...more
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Viale Baccarini 19, 48018, Faenza, Italy
+39 0546 697311
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best museums what we have seen worldwide. Besides the fact that you can learn a lot about porcelain, fajance, ceramics there are wonderful pieces from all over the world. Not only old ceramics but moder ones too - i.e. Picasso was producing...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended this museum by a friend who live locally. Now, we are heathens so some of it was a case of us standing there and saying 'Do you get it?" or 'I could do that". Overall though, it was a good experience as...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

This museum is by far the best of its kind that I have ever visited in my travels worldwide. It is huge and spread over several stories. It encompasses sections including many countries eg China, Japan, Mexico and more (loads of ancient tools, clothing, masks...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Arrived late with only an hour before closing, but so happy we went. Wonderful ceramics of all types with many beautiful works of art.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

Great and interesting collection. Don't miss this if you are in Faenza or nearby. We did not have enough time to see all of it!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

This wonderful museum delivered far more than we imagined. It is beautifully laid out and visually splendid - for us, without much knowledge of ceramics, it was still very evident what an important collection this is. The building itself is also amazing and delivers wonderful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

You'll see the ancient ceramics, some with surprisingly modern decor, as well as some 20th cent pieces by renowned makers, all very well presented.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Second time we’ve been here during the Biennale. Lovely specialist museum with a great collection of ceramics. This plus the temporary show made an interesting and thought provoking visit. Easy parking opposite and a great little cafe too. Thoroughly recommend specially if you like ceramics...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

An excellent, if mentally fatiguing, tour de force of the history of ceramics, and the special role Faenza played in the creation of the Italian, and European industry.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

A huge collection of priceless ceramics from all over the world, but my favorites were the ones from Italy and especially Deruta.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Nancy G
July 3, 2016|
Response from angelebswell | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But I think it's better and less expensive to visit one of the many ceramic makers who run their own shops. I recommend the one opposite the Hotel Vittoria