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Address: Via Capoluogo, Caprese Michelangelo, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0575 793776
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A fine location and more interesting than we'd expected, especially the exhibition of recent and contemporary sculpture.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 June 2016
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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is an atmospheric spot, interesting enough to wander round, but don't expect too much from the Michelangelo connection. There is a display of furniture contemporary with the artist and a collection of small pieces of sculpture that show the master's influence. When we were there, an exhibition of modern paintings was being installed. The Museo is worth a diversion... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

My friends and I have visited Caprese Michelangelo many times over the years and recommend a visit to the charming and beautiful spot. The museum is high overlooking this small and pretty town and is castle where Michelangelo was born. Whilst he and his parents left the place long before he began his career as one the greatest of renaissance... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

.nothing special to see but the view the location is nice but not more than that. itws not the right place to learn about Michelangelo or to observe his works even the garden is poor

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Mechelen, Belgium
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

They rely on the fact that this famous person , michelangelo, is born here. But he left this place when he was 6 months, and did leave and traces behind here. He just was born here but did not grow up here.

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Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

A beautiful ride up to Caprese ( definitely avoid going via the provincial highway). The town includes the church where Michelangelo was baptized (closed) and the house where he was born and remains of a fort his father was responsible for. All the Michelangelo work consist of plaster replicas of some of his statues and works done by other artists... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

A fine location and more interesting than we'd expected, especially the exhibition of recent and contemporary sculpture.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

A lovely way to see Caprese Michelangelo and it was interesting to find out a little more behind this legendary artist having already viewed his work in Florence. The very reasonable entry fee gives you the chance to see not only his house and casts of a lot of his work, but also his garden, with incredible views over the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014

Simple do not expect grandioseness but it is amazing to visit the place where this genius was born. A must see

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

Caprese Michelangelo is the small town where Michelangelo was born and lived in his early years. It is a pleasant hour drive from Arezzo through beautiful countryside, passing by Anghiari which is a charming town well worth a visit. The Casa Natale di Michelangelo (his birthplace) is charming and low key. If you are in the area and have time,... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2014

Wonderful scenery on route to Caprese Michelangelo. La Casa Natale di Michelangelo was much bigger and grander than I expected - his father was a high-ranking official - but the contents of the house are pretty sparse and not particularly interesting. I couldn't help thinking that they should do more with it. How about showing a film of Michelangelo's life... More 

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