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Museo-Laboratorio di Vetrate Artistiche Moretti Caselli

Via Fatebenefratelli 2, 06121, Perugia, Italy
+39 340 776 5594
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Museo Laboratorio Moretti Caselli making and restoration of stained glass windows and of works of artSince 1860, for five generations, a family of artists has been making painted and baked stained-glass windows in the historic centre of Perugia.The Moretti Caselli Studio is located in a fifteenth-century residence that once belonged to the Baglioni family.Visitors can plunge into history and the activity of the past by enjoying guided visits by appointment.
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Via Fatebenefratelli 2, 06121, Perugia, Italy
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+39 340 776 5594
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

For 150 years, Moretti-Caselli family members have been making and restoring stained glass works in some of Italy's major churches, including Saint Francis in Assisi and the Duomo of Orvieto. Their craft is exquisite because the glass serves as canvas that is then minutely and...More

Thank Orientalina
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This museum/lab/factory is amazing. Giorgio did a great job of presenting this almost lost art of painting glass with metal oxides and infusing with heat to "paint" a stained glass masterpiece. The colors are jewel like and the the lead cams are placed to be...More

Thank Gardencook
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I would give this tour 10 stars if I could. The visit was one of the highlights of our trip to Italy. I realized the night before we planned to go that we needed to make a reservation--so I emailed the studio and was so...More

2  Thank lovetotravelohyeah
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

One of the charmest place of Perugia! Go there and you'll understand! Very very refine place! You can miss a lot of place, not this!

Thank CiAo C
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed an extremely interesting tour of one of Perugia's gems. The family has been in business for well over a century, and their story along with the venue are very interesting. Another example of the deep talent, artistry and ability of Umbria. Highly recommended!

Thank DFanDG300
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The Caselli family of artists has been making enamelled glass windows here since 1860. The studio is located in an old residence that dates back to the 15th century. The photos on their website look amazing and I felt we just had to visit and...More

1  Thank Mike S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Maddalena and her mother were lovely hostesses for my academic colleagues and I visiting from the States! The artistry and care exhibited by the work produced in this studio are inspiring. From the first email that we exchanged through her patience in providing directions and...More

1  Thank Roberta R
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The one hour tours are only in the morning (the last one is at 12); on Tuesdays I believe you can just show up without a booking. If you want to book ahead, ask for an English language tour. The tour will take you through...More

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Maddalena F, Direttore at Museo-Laboratorio di Vetrate Artistiche Moretti Caselli, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2016

The visits are possible also in the afternoon with reservation! Thank you All the best Maddalena Forenza

Reviewed 15 February 2016

Incredible piece of history for such an amazing place, Family and legacy must to be on your list to visit and learn about this ancient art

1  Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 21 January 2016

A trip back in time in this family owned workshop/museum. See a fabulous stained glass painting while learning about the master crafters.

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Response from Maddalena F | Property representative |
I apologize for the late reply but I saw just now the message. Daily by appointment (Sundays and holidays included). T. 3407765594 or 0755720017. On Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. without appointment. You need about an 1 hour... More
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