Very nice.Its been first orphanage in Europe I think.Now is museum.Great location and nice piazza and church there
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Brunelleschi's hand is in evidence in this 15th century building. Great frescoes and works of art and the building itself are worth a visit, if you are in the area.
Much thought has been given to educating the visitor with multi-media presentations and interactive exhibits. The art collection is gloriously accessible and free from the crowds of the Uffizi. Today the building houses UNICEF and vocational training.
This museum is a very special place indeed, not just for the history of relinquished children of Florence, but the cafe on the 5th floor, accessible from the street, is a hidden gem itself. Not seen it on any tour guidebook; enjoyed an exceptional coffee...More
I went to see this museum during my last visit in Florence for the first time. It is of interest both because of the renaissance building it is in, the artwork that it holds, but most importantly its history and why it was built in...More
We went there today with no expectations and this museum nicely surprised us. Modern, well structured, interactive, a real testament of historical times and innocent abandoned children. You can read single stories of those poor souls and their wet-nurses. As reward, on the fourth floor...More
A beautiful story of how Florence had the first orphanage. Something all Floreceans can be proud of. They gave these orphan children love, education and a future. Beautifully displayed with a lot of interesting facts and information. What really would stay with me for a...More
You can visit the Caffe Verone without going through the museum. It is on the 5th floor, very modern, new, and offers magnificent views of Florence and its surroundings. Besides, what they serve is very good also, and the staff is very pleasant. This is...More
It was my first museum that I visited in Florence; I had a professional interest and I have not been dissapointed. It is an interactive museum and you have to stay around 2 hours to grasp the information and the experience. The only thing that...More