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Museo del Costume

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Great cultural experience

The museum of costumes in Scicli is a great choice for those who want to learn more about history... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Scicli, Italy
via mobile
Small Museum with Interesting Collections

Very interesting to see the Sicilian clothing from bygone years. The attendant spoke English and... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Oviedo, Florida
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Opened to visitors since 2007, the Museum of Costume is situated on the groundfloor of a former convent in Mormina Penna Street in the historical centre of Scicli which is UNESCO town. The Museum is made up of 6 sections which are renewed...more
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Via Francesco Mormino Penna 65, 97018, Scicli, Sicily, Italy
+39 334 365 8158
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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

The museum of costumes in Scicli is a great choice for those who want to learn more about history of everyday life of local people in Sicily. The guide is very nice and ready to "cover" you with all knowledge she has about the museum...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Very interesting to see the Sicilian clothing from bygone years. The attendant spoke English and gave the four of us a tour to explain the various clothes and household items. The baby christening gowns and ladies shawls were beautiful. I was surprised to learn that...More

1  Thank Wanting2know4ever
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Fascinating museum showing changes in local dress/cosume at all ages and across different social stratas. €3 to enter (2 if you are old) and you are given a guided tour by the ticket seller (so don't worry if no ticket seller when you seek to...More

1  Thank Gary R
Reviewed February 16, 2018

This not only had a good range of clothing from every day Italian people but a great recreation of a kitchen in a home. Well worth calling in. The woman on the desk helped explain a number of the items on the display.

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GIOVISCI, Direttore at Museo del Costume, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

This museum feels small but is packed full of great things. A couple of rooms recreate historic interiors from local cottages with an eclectic collection of tools and other objects some of which we had never seen before. Then there are the photographs from the...More

Thank Michael William R
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Lovely guide. It doesn't take very long to get round (6 small rooms in total) but it is interesting and good value.

Thank Nesspots
Reviewed October 9, 2016

It is a small museum with just two rooms of exhibits, but with a charming guide to show us round, it has plenty to see. Although the majority of its exhibits are dresses and wedding dresses from the eighteenth and nineteenth century, it also houses...More

1  Thank Alasdair R
Reviewed October 25, 2014

one hundred years of historical costumes-1830 onwards, in immaculate condition and with an informative guide to explain the varying styles

Thank adevoti
Reviewed March 15, 2014

A small museum housing a beautiful and well maintained collection of period dresses used by Sicilian noble families. A section of the museum has also been set up as a typical kitchen of the time. Our guide, Martina, lovingly explained the history behind the dresses...More

3  Thank Alfred F
Reviewed October 20, 2013

Pretty small collection but very distinctive. Mostly 19th and 20th century clothing with a nice collection of kitchen utensils tucked in the back. The photos--especially the wedding photos--were very interesting to see. Easily worth the 2 euro price of admission, though not much more.

Thank Michael D
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