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Bandini Museum

Via Giovanni Dupre 1, 50014, Fiesole, Italy
+39 055 596 1293
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Interesting, but nothing to write home about

If you are in Fiesole and have spare time, this small museum might be worth visiting. It has some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GothenburgProfessor
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Gothenburg
A Little Jewel of an Art Museum

One of my favorite museums. I always visit whenever I'm in Fiesole. In June I had the opportunity... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
J S
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Jacksonville, AL
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The small but charming Bandini Museum conserves significant Tuscan medieval and Renassaince art. Inside it you can admire paintings dating from XIII to XV centuries, as well as a small collection of byzantine works and terracottas by Della Robbia. Its silent and calm atmosphere will enchant you!
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  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Via Giovanni Dupre 1, 50014, Fiesole, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Fiesole and have spare time, this small museum might be worth visiting. It has some interesting items on display, but nothing to write home about.

Thank GothenburgProfessor
Reviewed 28 November 2016

One of my favorite museums. I always visit whenever I'm in Fiesole. In June I had the opportunity to visit several times, taking the time to study the Tuscan art. I'm a professional artist, fascinated with icons and art history. Don't miss the gorgeous full...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I had no idea what treasures this little museum held before I went in. Had never heard of it... it was just part of my ticket from the Area Archaelogical that I had visited. It was absolutely gorgeous. The paintings mainly 12-13th Century were beautiful....More

Thank Library flower
Reviewed 2 July 2016

On a Tuscany walking holiday with Ramblers Holidays UK; we took the local bus No 7 from Piazza San Marco up to the sweet little village of Fiesole in the Mugello foothills, 25mins ride from Florence. Our combined ticket in Fiesole was for the wonderful...More

Thank hikeforcalm2
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This houses the collection of Angelo Bandini from the church of Sain'Ansano. He died in 1803 and left his collection to the bishop of Fiesole. There are wonderful gold leaf religious paintings in great shape.along with the paintings are several Della Robbias. It is worth...More

Thank 24lorraineS
Reviewed 24 October 2015

The combo ticket with the Roman ruins and museum includes this museum. Hours are limited so check their website so you can coordinate your visit to be able to see all three attractions in one day.

2  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 7 August 2015

It's quite small, but it's also quite Good. A really nice selection of religious Icons, Della Robia ceramics & other antiquities. Adjacent small garden is a refreshing green spot. Quality items seen. Get a Combination Ticket when visiting the Roman theater & ruins...

Thank David B L
Reviewed 8 June 2015

If you go from Florence to Fiesole and return on Bus # 7, be very careful to buy and Validate your ticket. WE took the bus back which was almost solely occupied by tourists and neglected to validate our tickets...something we hd done a few...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 18 October 2014

This is an interesting, but quite small, museum. It features many works by Della Robia, and paintings and sculptures by other Italian artists. Nicely presented on several floors. If you buy entrance with the combination ticket for the Roman theatre and gardens, it is less...More

1  Thank the2vus
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Gardens not very well tended.We went on National Museum Day so entrance only 1 euro. Wouldn't want to pay normal price. Restaurant very expensive but wonderful views over Florence

1  Thank janethorley
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