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This small museum gives you a fascinating insight in to the art of marquetry and all those boxes ,tables etc which you see in all the shops in Sorrento which has been famous for its intarsio furniture since the 18th century. Some wonderful examplesof elaborately...More
Historical information is beautifully presented over three floors with information in English and Italian. It includes fascinating insights into the old lemon/citrus industries and a marvellous collection of prints of old Sorrento (make sure you open the draws!)
I also learned about the time when...More
I have fond memories of my father making some fabulous little boxes from marquetry so this really was a trip down memory lane. The skill and beauty of the pieces on show plus a glimpse of the history behind this craft was so nice to...More
Inlaid wood is a beautiful craft and here there are many examples of this art form. The palazzo where it is located is also very interesting and worth a look. There are also other crafts and paintings, everything makes for a very pleasant visit.
This was a nice diversion for an hour on a rainy day. It tells the story of the history of the craft of inlaid wood furniture and decorative objects in the Sorrento area. The objects are beautiful, but I would have appreciated more information in...More
This small museum in the heart of Sorrento is well worth a visit. We had a bit of a time finding it, but once we did, we loved wandering the three floors and marveling at the exquisite inlaid wood that Sorrento is known for. You...More
This museum holds a beautiful collection of inlaid wood and other antiques. The building it is housed in is a deceptively grand space offering a sense of retreat from the busy Sorrento streets. Helpful man in reception was enthusiastic about the collection and informative.
we wondered about this but having eventually found it in the back streets of Sorrento we were pleased we had. Lovely informative old chap on reception who told us about the place and then 4 floors of the most beautiful furniture pictures from of old...More
Located in a gorgeous villa, the museum specializes in industry unique to Sorrento such as the citrus trade and wood etched tables and hand crafted furniture.
The cost was 8.00 but it was justified because it was 4 floors filled with treasures.
There isn't really that much to do in Sorrento, although it is a pretty little town around which a pleasant day can be spent wandering.
The Museobottega della Tarsialignea (Museum of inlaid wood) is one of the few places that you can actually go into...More