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Pinacoteca e Museo Civico

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Better signage needed

This museum, which was included in our 16 euro Volterra Pass, is a bit confusing to navigate... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
Reading, PA
Excellent art gallery in 15th century palazzo

Great collection of 15th and 16th century paintings. The Deposition by Fiorentino and Signorelli's... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2018
Allan B
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

This museum, which was included in our 16 euro Volterra Pass, is a bit confusing to navigate. There are many small rooms which do not connect well. I suppose that is because this museum is housed in an old palazzo. There are beautiful religious works...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed October 5, 2018

With paintings and sculptures gathered from Volterra’s churches, mostly the works of Tuscan artists from 14th to 17th century, this gallery is well worth the visit. There are some exciting masterpieces on display here, but the building itself is very interesting too. The Palazzo Minucci-Solaini...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

This place has 2 museums in 1 because there’s also an alabaster museum connected. We bought the €16 combo ticket that covers 4 different attractions.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

Great collection of 15th and 16th century paintings. The Deposition by Fiorentino and Signorelli's Madonna and Child with saints are the standouts. Balance of other works and alabaster exhibition is worth avisit

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Allan B
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

See the Deposition from the Cross by Rosso Fiorentino. It is stunning and represents a transition to the modem style of painting in 16th century Lots of other local religious art in the gallery. The alabaster exhibition is quite good too

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Steven F
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

First of all Volterra may be one of,the most beautiful hillside towns I have ever seen. Didn't expect too much going,to this small museum. It is a combination alabaster and art museum. What a wonderful surprise! The artwork is beautifully laid out; however many pieces...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed December 30, 2016

A splendid collection of late medieval and renaissance paintings hosted in a beautiful palazzo in the city centre.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Marina F
Reviewed September 17, 2016

The alabaster museum is a waste of time. The pinacoteca has a hodge podge of paintings with a couple of standout works. But enormously frustrating for the lack of labels in any language. Probably not rewarding unless you already know Tuscan Renaissance painting in some...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Simon P
Reviewed August 28, 2016

One got to see the inside of a large Palace of a 15th century aristocrat. Inside the museum was a lot of Medieval Oil paintings, as well as modern top quality alabaster statues.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jeff W
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Was great to get away from the religious exhibitions and enjoy art fro its own sake. Was fairly quiet while we were there which was also a bonus. A hidden gem. I almost didn't want to comment in case it gets too popular.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Chocaholic1001
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