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Palazzo Cangini Westinghouse

Via Antonio Gramsci 62, 56048, Volterra, Italy
+39 342 762 4300
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Wow what a pleasant surprise

We visited the house on August 14th. we stumbled on this place as we were walking and looking for a... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2013
eth514
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Cedar Grove, New Jersey
via mobile
Nice little museum

We went there during the White nights, when all the museums were open till 1am and the entry was... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2012
alex3173
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Slovakia
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Among the rooms of the Palazzo that may be visited are the ornate period bedroom known as Alcova used by members of the Austrian Imperial family, including the Tuscan Grand Duke, Leopold II. Also, the frescoed Sala Impero, with its gilt and mirrors, the Studiolo that houses some of the family's antique books, the Salotto Verde with its view of the roof garden and, then the Studio in which are found mementos of the inventor George Westinghouse, great grandfather of the present owner.
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Aug 17, 2013
“Wow what a pleasant surprise”
Aug 15, 2012
“Nice little museum”
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Via Antonio Gramsci 62, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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+39 342 762 4300
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Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

We visited the house on August 14th. we stumbled on this place as we were walking and looking for a place to eat. We met Mr. Westinghouse himself and his wife. He gave us the tour. What an extraordinary person. He showed us the house...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2012

We went there during the White nights, when all the museums were open till 1am and the entry was free of charge. We had the tour by Mr Westinghouse himself!!! We couldn't believe our luck ;)

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