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Museo Novecento

Piazza di Santa Maria Novella 10, 50123, Florence, Italy
+39 055 286132
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Piazza di Santa Maria Novella 10, 50123, Florence, Italy
Santa Maria Novella
+39 055 286132
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I must concur with other reviews that this is a fantastic place. I was bored by the endless old art at the uffizi so decided to try this place, to see the permanent and temporary exhibitions it was only €5 (reduced rate). I spent an...More

Thank zvdt
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Feeling somewhat overloaded by churches and museums I headed here for a quick break after visiting Santa Maria Novella (it's only a couple of minutes walk away). I wouldn't say I am a fan of modern art but I do enjoy some and there was...More

Thank JanM454
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Feeling overwhelmed and footsore after days of viewing famous Renaissance art, statues and architecture? Drop in at the Museo Novecento to see the newer stuff -- Italian art of the 20th century. Opened in 2014, the museum shows about 300 paintings, sculptures, videos and installations....More

1  Thank Brent45
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We went on a busy Florence afternoon during the Christmas holidays. The tourists in Florence only like the old stuff as there were not more than ten in this museum. Thing are well exhibited, exciting collection.

Thank Brian038_13
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I have to be honest: I am no great lover of 'modern art' but everywhere I go, I do try and learn, hoping to see the light.. And sometimes I find galleries and museums which do seem to inspire: the Stedelijk in Amsterdam and the...More

2  Thank Simon R
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited in early Sep 2016. This is a fairly new museum, and it feels a little like it's still building it's collection. The artwork on offer was of mixed quality, but does give a good representation of how modern art has...More

1  Thank David_Hawes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Using our Florence Museum Card, we gained easy access to this museum. The collection though appeared to be limited and poorly grouped. In comparison to Milan's Modern Art Museum, it was a disappointment. If you have interest in a particular artist's work that is displayed...More

1  Thank Viagg16
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Without crowds too. Just by the train station and the Santa Maria Novella church. Signed well in English. Focus on Italian artists of the 20th century. 3 floors. Well spaced. Very unique way you can stand in a spot on the floor and hear audio...More

1  Thank sccrref
Reviewed 23 May 2016

The Museo Novecento is a museum of modern art so makes a change from the other museums in Florence. Worth visiting to see something different

Thank Ibadanboy
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Located on the south side of the Santa Maria Novella Piazza, this municipal museum has a reasonable collection of 20th century Italian Art. Since Florence attracts visitors mainly for its outstanding Renaissance art, this museum is sparsely attended. On a Sunday afternoon there were no...More

2  Thank Dennis M
Santa Maria Novella
Santa Maria Novella train station welcomes the
majority of the people arriving in Florence, which
might explain the hectic pace. Commuters and tourists
come across the constant hustle and bustle of the
station before exiting, taking a few steps and
stopping amazed in Piazza di Santa Maria Novella. It
is impossible not to admire the the square, housing
one of the most charming basilicas in Florence. The
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