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Address: Via Francesco Mormino Penna 65, 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
Phone Number: +39 334 365 8158
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Opened to visitors since 2007, the Museum of Costume is situated on the...

Opened to visitors since 2007, the Museum of Costume is situated on the groundfloor of a former convent in Mormina Penna Street in the historical centre of Scicli which is UNESCO town. The Museum is made up of 6 sections which are renewed periodically, offering a complete historical frame of the Costumes in the Hyblean area supplied with documentary evidence and, also generally, regarding Sicily and the Mediterranean territory.

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It has a charm all its own

It is a small museum with just two rooms of exhibits, but with a charming guide to show us round, it has plenty to see. Although the majority of its exhibits are dresses and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 October 2016
Alasdair R
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Unzent, France
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Unzent, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

It is a small museum with just two rooms of exhibits, but with a charming guide to show us round, it has plenty to see. Although the majority of its exhibits are dresses and wedding dresses from the eighteenth and nineteenth century, it also houses kitchenalia from that time and other local agricultural tools. The dresses are original and belonged... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

one hundred years of historical costumes-1830 onwards, in immaculate condition and with an informative guide to explain the varying styles

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2014

A small museum housing a beautiful and well maintained collection of period dresses used by Sicilian noble families. A section of the museum has also been set up as a typical kitchen of the time. Our guide, Martina, lovingly explained the history behind the dresses and other items on display. Euro 2 entrance fee - well worth a visit. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Pretty small collection but very distinctive. Mostly 19th and 20th century clothing with a nice collection of kitchen utensils tucked in the back. The photos--especially the wedding photos--were very interesting to see. Easily worth the 2 euro price of admission, though not much more.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2013

different interesting quiet - just very good well worth a visit and again staff friendly easy to find - also allows you to find a really good restaurant - good pizzas etc

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