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Museo casa natale di Michelangelo Buonarroti

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Peace and quiet.

The scenery around here is beautiful. It is very peaceful. There are copies of Michelangelo’s works... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Patricia G
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
Historic landmark

Nice little museum, enjoyed the visit and walking on the historical ground where Michalangelo was... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Stef M
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Here, in 1475, Michelangelo was born. His father, Ludovico di Buonarroto Simoni, was one of the governors who were sent from the Republic of Florence, every six months, to Caprese. After the birth certificate of Michelangelo showed his birth to be...more
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Via del Capoluogo 1, 52033 Caprese Michelangelo, Italy
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

The scenery around here is beautiful. It is very peaceful. There are copies of Michelangelo’s works and exhibits from other sculptors. We were the only people visiting at the time. It is well laid out. The grounds are well looked after. There are interesting exhibits...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Patricia G
Reviewed 7 March 2018

The surroundings are beautiful, The museum is not a lot to see but very nice still. Love the restaurants nearby. T

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is Michelangelo's place of birth. Good welcome and explanation of the site in English by the person at reception, we were then left alone to wander. It's good to visit, the views are fantastic, but.... there's not really a whole lot there. I thought...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Nice for an hour to walk around and see the house and sculptures. The scenery is great and it is nice to visit the beautiful house but do not expect to see real art, just some mockups.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Guid0_F1
Reviewed 31 July 2017

As described by many others - Michelangelo was born here but for me that was enough. I am not an art student or historian and I do not know much about the works of Michelangelo - none of which were even visualised until many many...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Nice little museum, enjoyed the visit and walking on the historical ground where Michalangelo was born, nice !!!!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Stef M
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We visited the Museo Michelangiolesco years ago and still recall it with joy. Who knew that such an interesting museum existed in such a small town, incidental birthplace of a great Renaissance artist. But the sculpture garden, overlooking the next valley, is the best part....More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Brian W
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is an atmospheric spot, interesting enough to wander round, but don't expect too much from the Michelangelo connection. There is a display of furniture contemporary with the artist and a collection of small pieces of sculpture that show the master's influence. When we were...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank patinhongkong
Reviewed 25 September 2016

My friends and I have visited Caprese Michelangelo many times over the years and recommend a visit to the charming and beautiful spot. The museum is high overlooking this small and pretty town and is castle where Michelangelo was born. Whilst he and his parents...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank _phillip_gee
Reviewed 20 August 2016

.nothing special to see but the view the location is nice but not more than that. itws not the right place to learn about Michelangelo or to observe his works even the garden is poor

Date of experience: September 2015
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I visited it on Sunday (13/08/2017), from 12:00 to 12:45.
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