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Stibbert Museum

Via Stibbert, 26, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 395 548 6049
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Forget it

Unless you like dusty museums that are about to be closed. Very dark, old, unkempt probably filled... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
an unexpected surprise

the stibbert museum was such a pleasant surprise. you are taken on a tour of the museum. it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ottawa, Canada
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A museum showcasing the eccentric and eclectic tastes of Frederick Stibbert, a 19th century art collector.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Via Stibbert, 26, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 395 548 6049
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unless you like dusty museums that are about to be closed. Very dark, old, unkempt probably filled with "duplicate" armor and artifacts.

Thank wsdoyle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the stibbert museum was such a pleasant surprise. you are taken on a tour of the museum. it was given in Italian,but even if you don't understand the language you will be overcome by the exhibits. the first room you enter is amazing with so...More

Thank susan155004
Reviewed 15 May 2017

My wife and I wanted to see this large collection of Armour and weapos. As the escorted ( presumbly to prevent visitors laying about them with swords and axes) tours go every hour we saw the japanese robot exhibition- this was quite fascinating juxtaposing the...More

Thank MarekG706
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Amazing collection - its a pity the tour was done in Italian - luckily for us an English lady was translating for her family so we tagged behind them to get the full benefit of the tour. The gardens are unfortunately left over grown and...More

Thank JeanEwing
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Based on TA reviews we took off on the 40 min walk through the suburbs of Florence to reach this unique museum. To say the collection of arms and armour is extensive is a gross understatement. The museum house thousands and thousands of pieces from...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 24 March 2017

My wife and I booked from England based on tripadvisor reviews. We visited on the morning of 21 March 2017. The museum consists of a large house in its own grounds. It is not referred to in any of the popular Florence guides I have...More

1  Thank BishopUK
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This museum is not to be missed, a hidden gem. A little way out from the historic centre of Florence, but well worth the effort, and refreshing to get away from the large crowds and queues. A magnificent collection of armour in an amazing house....More

1  Thank joseph m
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

On of the highlights of my short time in Florence. Amazing collection and very knowledgable and enthusiastic guide (guided tours only but included in the price). No crowds as not many tourists make the journey (only 25 minute walk from the main train station).

2  Thank Joseph Q
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Stibbert was an english gentleman who had made a frotune in the Colonies. Then he started to collect arms ard armours.Now the museum holds one of the biggest and richest collection of arms in the world

Thank astraitaly
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Don”t miss this museum .You can go there with bus nr.4 ,wich you take from Train station,close to the church Santa Maria Novela. The museum it is a big colection of everything !!!! but most of all it is a journey in time .Here is...More

4  Thank capoc
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Could you please tell me - are you allowed to take photographs? Are you allowed to wander on your own? Thanks for your help.
16 February 2016|
Response from SilkDragonfly |
You can take picture as you wish without flash, but you cannot wonder alone.