Museo Palazzo Corboli

Museo Palazzo Corboli, Asciano: Hours, Address, Museo Palazzo Corboli Reviews: 5/5

Museo Palazzo Corboli
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Architectural Buildings • Art Museums • History Museums
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
About
The Daily Telegraph has defined Palazzo Corboli as “one of the most beautiful small Museums in Italy”. It is set-up inside a wonderful medieval building, belonged to the wealthy Bandinelli family and it is decorated with a rare series of fourteenth century frescos. It hosts the Archaeological section, dedicated to Etruscan and Roman evidences from the High Ombrone Valley and the Sacred Art section, with real Sienese works of art.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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dskid
Overland Park, KS2,549 contributions
A visit depends on your schedule
May 2019 • Couples
We were in Asciano for lunch as we drove the loop south of Sienna recommended by Rick Steves. This museum is one of the very few visitor sites in this village. It has a small section that's free to visit, while the balance of the exhibits require payment of an entrance fee. There is Italian and English signage. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit but if you have a lot of time, and are driving the loop, it's something to see and do.

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Written June 30, 2019
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Written July 5, 2019
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Linda M
Asciano, Italy19 contributions
Asciano archeological museum - 3 floors with wheelchair access - Must see!
May 2019 • Couples
This museum is a hidden pearl in the lovely Tuscan countryside that you shouldn't miss. Excellent exhibitions of Etruscan artifacts from local excavations, medieval art, frescoes and paintings by artists from Siena and the Asciano area with clear explanations in English and Italian as well as audio guides available.
Highly recommended.
Written May 12, 2019
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Written June 8, 2019
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Dirk B
3 contributions
Visit August 2nd 2018
Aug 2018 • Couples
Small but very nice museum.
Very educational .
Very intresting, worth to visit when you are in Asciano !
Written August 3, 2018
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Written October 7, 2018
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415John
Poole, UK442 contributions
An interesting small museum - worth making a detour to see.
Oct 2017 • Friends
This well curated and laid out museum is inside an old palace. It isn't filled with endless material but what there is, in terms of Etruscan pottery and later artworks is worth seeing. It has enough for the casual visitor with 30 minutes to spare as well as for the more serious student of history.
Written October 31, 2017
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Written June 28, 2018
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jandsnj
New Jersey74 contributions
Great museum of medieval art and Etruscan history
Jul 2016 • Couples
This museum is also known as Palazzo Corboli. It is a terrific small museum, worth the detour while driving through Tuscany southeast of Siena. It has a terrific collection of sacred paintings including a few by Giovanni Pisano and Ambrogio Lorenzetti and a fine collection of Etruscan artifacts. The building that houses the museum is also interesting. You won't find much about this museum in English language guidebooks or websites. Good thing to pair with a visit to Abbazia de Monte Oliveto Maggiore.
Written August 24, 2016
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Written August 26, 2016
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Paul B
Kingston upon Thames, UK32 contributions
Very enjoyable museum in a beautiful building
Aug 2016 • Family
This little museum has a great selection of artifacts beautifully presented in a well restored building. Many original frescos add to the environment. Really worth a visit if you are in the area.
Written August 22, 2016
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Written August 23, 2016
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Tova77
Austin, Texas24 contributions
Charming museum off the beaten track.....
Mar 2016 • Solo
I was absolutely charmed by this lovely museum where I spent almost 2 hours one
day this early spring while passing through the small town of Asciano. The staff was so very kind, informative and helpful. I found several books to purchase in the small gift/book shop of interest about the surrounding area. The collection is varied and extremely interesting. Several of the paintings/sculpture are of particularly fine quality. And I was mostly alone during my visit, which I appreciated. The museum has been recently restored and is very well organized. I highly recommend a stop here as you visit the surrounding Crete Senesi, I plan to return!
Written June 3, 2016
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Julie H
Hammondsport, NY90 contributions
Tiny museum with amazing collection
Apr 2016 • Family
I think this is the museum where we were, as the collection looks identical, but our hotel called it Palzzo Corboli. This was a small museum in a charming little town. For its size the collection was fabulous. It's located in an old building with old frescoes, stone walls, and wooden beams. I was surprised to see such lovely works of art and history in such an unexpected place.
Just a short 25 minute ride from Siena through some spectacular landscapes. Park outside the walls, walk up a short hill, and take some time to explore the town afterwards.
Written May 5, 2016
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Thank you for your nice review! We hope to see you soon...
Written May 7, 2016
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agr4
Birch Bay, WA9 contributions
Great Museum Find in a Small Tuscan Town
Mar 2016 • Couples
The Museo Civico Archeologico e d'Arte Sacra in Asciano, Italy is work seeking out even if one is not staying in Asciano. The museum itself is quite large and as the name indicates, includes both art and archaeological treasures. During a recent month long stay in Asciano, we met Elisa, an archaeologist who works with the museum as well as in the connected visitor center. Elisa was very helpful with touring suggestions in addition to providing information and answering questions about the museum's many exhibits. The Palazzo Corboli, which houses the museum, has a great deal of history itself, which is well explained on the museum's ground floor. There are several museum exhibits related to a variety of archaeological digs in the Crete Senesi area which surrounds Asciano. All in all, it is really an unexpected great find deserving of a visit.
Written April 6, 2016
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Thank you! It was a pleasure to have visitors like you!!! We hope see you soon!
Written April 8, 2016
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Peter C
Wincanton, UK50 contributions
more than 5 star
Sep 2015 • Couples
This is a stunning little museum. The most beautiful building excellently concerted to its present use by a talented architect. The objects are all really well displayed and the collections from Etruscan through to fourteenth century paintings are way above the quality level you would expect in such a small town. It really is a Must see.
Written September 25, 2015
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Museo Palazzo Corboli is open:
  • Wed - Sun 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Wed - Sun 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM