Museums in Florence and environs
Casa Colonica Sassuolo
To visit: On appointment (tel. 055/630141 - 621531 Town Hall).
Description: Noteworthy collection of ethnological interest with
over 400 pieces of agricultural equipment, donated by 60 local
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To visit: Visit of park with appointment (055/841003-8417846)
Description: Cosimo il Vecchio commissioned Michelozzo to create
this villa in 1451. Outstanding surroundings and fine park.
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Via Roma, 14
Open: 15.30-19.00. Sat: 9.00-12.30. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.
Description: Opened in 1981, this "unusual" and original Museum
contains 14 thousand pieces, but only 8,000 are on dis … More >>
Chiesa di Santa Verdiana, Via Timignano 1
To visit: Please contact the parish priest or telephone No.0571/64096.
Description: Outstanding collection of 14-15C Senese and Florentine
paintings in particular: a painting attributed to Cima … More >>
Open: from March to October, on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-14, and 15-18;
on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 9-14; Sundays and public holidays 9-13;
in winter only in the morning.
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Via Boccaccio, 18
Open: 9-12 and 16-19 (15-18 in winter)
Description: This house with its tower and loggia, which is reputed
as the place where Boccaccio was born and died in 1375, is now the
setting of the Na … More >>
Piazza del Comune
Open: As previous hours mentioned. Closed on Mondays.
Description: This Palazzo, also known as the Vicariato was reconstructed in the 15C and
presents admirable frescoes. Its rooms contain arch … More >>
Piazza Farinata degli Uberti e Piazza della Prepositura, 3
Open: Museum hours: 10-12. Closed on Mondays.
Description: The church was built in Romanesque style in 1093, and was redone in
the 18C. The museum contains valuable Tuscan works of art of the 1 … More >>
Piazza della Vittoria
Description: Documents and relics of the musician Ferruccio Busoni,
born in Empoli in 1866, died in Berlin in 1924.
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Description: The antique cathedral of Fiesole was rebuilt in 1456 in Brunelleschi
style. Its splendid interior has harmonious decorations. The adjoining former convent,
which now houses the Europe … More >>