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“Interesting place”
Review of Casa Buonarroti

Casa Buonarroti
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$235.40*
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All Day Trip from Rome by fast train: Tour of Florence including Uffizi
Ranked #113 of 443 things to do in Florence
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Amsterdam, Paesi Bassi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Interesting place”
Reviewed July 28, 2013

nice place if you're fan of Michelangelo Buonarroti. Inside you can find some treasures of his family

Visited July 2013
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“There's more than Mike in that family”
Reviewed April 29, 2013

I went in looking for more Michaelangelo works. What I found for 6.5 Euros is a story of a loving descendant, an amazing familial art collection, and sure, some Michaelangelo's pieces and sketches.
Some of the statues, the working room... oh, forget it. A good place to visit with kids, due to the color, and as adults- to hear the story of a family that had many talented people in it.
Access hard for disabled, no photo policy.

Visited April 2013
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“Small but fine”
Reviewed December 7, 2012

This small museum is great to see some sculptures and paintings of michelangilo that you have not seen before. Its small but that also makes it a place that does not attract the main crowd. Very good indeed! We were with 5 and were the only people in the museum( altho it was december..)

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Liverpool
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“Small but perfectly formed”
Reviewed October 25, 2012

First of all I have to confess to being a devotee of Michaelangeo, so this for me was very special.

And even though on the balance of probabilities he did not live here, merely bought it for his nephew during his lifetime, the collection of his early works and drawings make the visit worthwhile. It also provided an insight into the style of a smaller residence (as opposed to one of the many palaces) in renaissance Florence.

The ambiance was calm and unhurried, the staff pleasant and the visit a genuine delight.

Visited October 2012
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“Mostly for Lovers of Michelangelo”
Reviewed September 11, 2012

One should be aware that this building was not the home of Michelangelo; he owned the property on which it was built. Instead, a relative built the home as a museum to Michelangelo and kept some of Michelangelo's works here. There are two very important Michelangelo sculptures here: the Battle of the Centaurs (one of teenage Michelangelo's earliest works) and The Madonna of the Stairs. No photos are allowed, but you can spend as much time as you want in very close proximity to these two sculptures. The rest of the house can be explored as a curiosity. But the two sculptures are well worth the admission.
By the way, if you want to see where Michelangelo did live, step outside and look to the left at Via Ghibellina 67. The gray-green stone portal was the doorway to his residence in the early 1500s.

Visited September 2012
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