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The lay out was superb, nicely spaced items, cases not overcrowded and the building was attractive but the contents were not at all impressive and definitely not worth the entrance fee. Some descriptions in English but very much briefer than the Italian text and not...More
Beautifully restored palazzo housing many, many religious paintings. Many on wood which were interesting. Also a little travel altar for Christians on the move.
A couple of early models of Syracusa,one in ivory, were unusual.
Lighting was very subdued and nice classical music playing. The...More
Did not know about this place until we saw the sign in the street.
This is a nice museum to get you away from the streets of Ortigia for a while. Perfect location in an old Palazzo. Art from Roman/Byzantine to 19th-century. If you are...More
Admission is €8 per person but this place is worth every cent. We were spellbound for almost a couple of hours, wandering round looking at artworks in stone, paint, wax, terracotta, embroidery, ceramics and metal covering the fifth century to the nineteenth and early 20th...More
We spent a wonderful 1.5 hours here enjoying the gorgeous building itself including sympathetic modern additions, as well as the sculpture, paintings and amazing carriages and textiles, an absolute delight.
We liked this museum, but some might not like it if they are not happy with a collection of Church art of the 15th c. The collection of church art is very good, and most of it is local to Sicily and to Syracuse. The...More
We did not know much of this gallery until wandering in on a free day in May 2016. It was delightful and very rewarding. Entry is from a well travelled alley with nice restaurants. The courtyard is nice.
In addition to some outstanding pieces by...More
Bellomo houses some excellent paintings and artifacts from sicily. If visiting download the app as it can be used to lern about the exhibition. There is free wi fi which also helps. very nice - needs about 1 hour