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Museo Mario Praz

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Wonderful! Highly recommend!!

What a great little museum, I would've enjoyed it even if I'd had to pay! Full of beautiful... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2018
Kathleen C
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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A delightful experience

When I entered the building, the lobby gave me a choice of closed doors. Luckily, someone came out... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2015
June P
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Via Giuseppe Zanardelli 1 | Palazzo Primoli, 00186 Rome, Italy
Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

What a great little museum, I would've enjoyed it even if I'd had to pay! Full of beautiful paintings and little oddities, and the two ladies who run the place are absolutely charming--they don't speak English, I don't speak Italian, they were still wonderful guides...More

2  Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed May 22, 2015

When I entered the building, the lobby gave me a choice of closed doors. Luckily, someone came out of the central door and told me the museum was within. I went up the steps, through the doors, and into a room where an Italian-speaking lady...More

4  Thank June P
Reviewed October 17, 2014

A beautifully home, in the fashion of the mid 1800s, that houses the life collection of a mysterious men - Mario Praz, art critic and writer. Expect to visit a sequence of rooms, with 19th century paintings, sculptures and furniture, arranged and organized in an...More

2  Thank Proencsa
Reviewed July 20, 2014

Read about this charming small museum in the New York Times and decided to visit while in Rome. I am so glad we did as this small museum in Mario Praz' former home is full of treasures! Even though the guide spoke only Italian we...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2014

A must-see museum for anyone who like me wants to get off the beaten path. I was met by a security guard who introduced me to the museum in Italian. Praz was an ecclectic and avid collector who preferred to spend his time with his...More

3  Thank Susan D
Reviewed April 8, 2014

In March, the Nobelist Orhan Pamuk wrote a piece on some of his favorite small museums, the Museo Mario Praz among them. I had never heard of Praz; my husband had been a fan of his criticism back in the 1950s and 1960s. Praz (1896-1982)...More

3  Thank lnwyd
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Mario Praz wrote one of the design bibles 'An IIlustrated History of Design from Pompeii to Art Nouveau " and if you're wise and lucky enough to hit this museum when it's open, you can see how he lived.....right off the Tiber behind the Museo...More

4  Thank lnscout
Reviewed March 11, 2013

A small gem of a museum. It is a bit difficult to find. Look for the side entrance to the Museo Napoleonico. Go through this entrance and you will see the entrance to the museum. The museum is an apartment on the top floor. It...More

1  Thank MikeWells90
Reviewed March 6, 2013

We discovered this free museum at the back of the Napoleons museum completely by chance, as it doesn't appear to be advertised anywhere. Fantastic! You sign up for a guided tour of the appartment of this art historian, which has been preserved as he left...More

3  Thank Captain_Cook_9876
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