On the outside the old orphange has beautiful Della Robbia Rondels with infants as well as a plaque showing the wheel door that was used by women to leave behind unwanted infants. Inside the museum there are moving pictures and letters of children who lived at the orphanage. Besides learning about this important role there is also artwork by some of the children who went on to become successful artists and in a show of affection have donated their work to the museum. There is also a stunning Ghirlandaio (the mentor of Michelangelo) as well as others-I believe an early Botticelli(it has been some time since I went). The museum does not get many visitors so you can really have an intimate viewing experience with the artwork.
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