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Museo di Casa Romei

Closed Now: 2:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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Interesting family home with some beautiful art work

Many sculptures, frescoes, etc. well worth seeing. Easy to complete the self guided tour in an... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gorgeous cloisters

What a wonderful experience! You catch a glimpse of the cloisters through the window before... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2019
Nicholas H
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Casa Romei was built by the merchant Giovanni Romei around the mid fifteenth century, and constitutes a unique renaissance mansion in Ferrara. Original decorations from the age of its first owner, elegant courtyards, loggias, halls, make it an...more
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Via Girolamo Savonarola 30, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 234130
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Many sculptures, frescoes, etc. well worth seeing. Easy to complete the self guided tour in an hour. Good signage in Italian and English. Must be able to climb one flight of stairs to see top floor.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

The museum displays items that have been collected from various dismantled churches, convents, etc. There are a sign in each room in both English and Italian explain the source of the artifacts. We were there on a very hot day and there was no air...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

What a wonderful experience! You catch a glimpse of the cloisters through the window before entering this museum but seeing them properly once inside is astonishing. The balcony above them is richly decorated with frescoes, which have survived remarkably well. There are two rooms next...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed March 20, 2019

This is a gem of a building with absolutely wonderful wall paintings and works of art everywhere. There is everything from the "grotesques" to an exquisite 15th century Madonna. Friendly atmosphere, much more interesting - to my mind- than all the grand palazzi.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

If you do have time left after visiting the church Poliense frescoes, Diamanti palace and Estense castle, then go for it as it really is a quiet beautiful place.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Stéphane L
Reviewed December 7, 2018

The Casa Romei is an easy walk from the centre and very worthwhile - a lovely atmosphere, plenty of interesting things to view - and they even had musicians rehearsing for a concert while we were there. Nothing spectacular,but very enjoyable.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

Casa Romei is the only building in Ferrara that still manages to convey the charm and atmosphere of an elegant building built between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Around 1440 Giovanni Romei, a wealthy merchant, landowner, banker and official of the Este house, began...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Dario W
Reviewed March 18, 2018

This home is cultural capital! Spend a day in Ferrara, contemplating great art and cultural treasures, those you can’t take with you! ...And visit Polissena's Rooms at Casa Romei!

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank giovibucci
Reviewed October 1, 2017

This is really worth visiting. Gives a most illuminating picture of life for a wealthy citizen of Ferrara. Very very interesting

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

If you want to know something about history of Ferrara city you need to visit Casa Romei.Ticket price 3 euro/1 adult

Date of experience: August 2017
6  Thank Doina-Elena G
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