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Civico Museo Sartorio

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Address: Largo Papa Giovanni XXIII, 1, Trieste, Italy
Phone Number: +39 040 301479
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A small hidden treasure

What a wonderful surprise! One can only visit the museum with a guide. This is because they don't have enough personnel to keep an eye on all the rooms. So they organize guided... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 March 2016
Luisella P
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Brussels, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful surprise! One can only visit the museum with a guide. This is because they don't have enough personnel to keep an eye on all the rooms. So they organize guided visits every one hour and fifteen minutes. The guide was very knowledgeable and kind. And I was the only visitor so I had a very personalized tour.... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

It has everything, the man who made the collection has left the most amazing bits of history as well as the 240 Tiepolo drawings that are out of this world. Make sure you go to the ground floor to see the other collection and the scuptures

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Jupiter, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

It was late afternoon on a Saturday and we weren't sure we could gain admittance because it looked like a small wedding reception was happening. We were delighted with a guide that made this museum truly meaningful and a true delight to experience! This building is a Mansion with Old World craftsmanship throughout. The Salon with the Tiepolo drawings were... More 

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2015

We were recieved shortly (an hour) before closing time and given an intelligent, coherent and responsive guided tour. The guide was clearly an academic rather than a scripted automaton. The collection is fantastically rich. Generally I hate guided tours. This one was highly satisfactory. I believe that unguided tours are available at weekends and bank holidays.

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az
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

Extensive art collection , modern to Renaissance. The Renaissance collection is worth the admission alone! An old elegant home houses this museum, and the living rooms have been beautifully restored. The 19th century kitchen was intact, with the stoves and cookware. Very unusual. Personal guides assisted us, mostly in English, to appreciate the collection.

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2013

Not far from the sea and the center pedestrian area, this home previously belonging to a family of Trieste merchants was donated along with all its contents to the city. Besides the incredible collection of 246 Tiepolo sketches, the 4th largest collection in the world, and other fantastic artwork, there is a plaster statue hall. Perhaps the most intriguing part... More 

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Antwerpen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

Very interesting museum of you want to see How Triestes commercial elite / aristocracy used to live. Nice big rooms full of antiques. Amazing drawings of Tiepolo. The Sta Chiara tryptichis old but not the best one i' ve ever seen. Go for the splendid interiors, btw big chance you are alone ...

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2013

I had the museum virtually to myself and was able to wander from room to room enjoying beautiful paintings and pictures, tapestries, furniture, china and room decorations. Very good helpful notes to most rooms in English.

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013

Up where the Castle is, there is Cathedral, an underground Museum which is full of arte facts and sculptures. Very nice and interesting of course but there is water running down when it rains and spoils the fan of the visit. It is part of a visit to the Castle.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

I spent 90 minutes here and enjoyed all of it. The guides who were on hand to point me to the places of interest were very good. One guide especially took me to see the Tryptich of St Chiara and also to the basement to see the exhibition of art which had been hidden since circa 1940 and removed from... More 

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