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Reservations required!! The museum is open year round for a visit but you must book your visit by email or phone. For reservations just call a few hours before the appointment and agree to the tour. The visits are carried out only in Italian...more
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Via Garibaldi 11 | Angolo Via Magione, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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This is such a quirky, interesting place where a chap has been collecting these beautiful, historically important tiles since he was a young boy. I think it's his life's passion as this is his own private collection inside his beautiful home. It is still a...More
We had a wonderful time in the museum with nice and informative explanations. The privately owned place is probably the largest collection of tiles in the world. Worth every cent!
The entry looks unspectacular but inside it's a dream! You must ring the bell, it...More
You might think tiles aren't very exciting. Well, you'd be bang wrong. A fascinating museum in private rooms that isn't that easy to find. It's number 11, ring the bell as if it was an apartment, and check the opening times - you've got only...More
Not written about much in guide books or online, this place is well worth visiting. We booked a tour in advance as the museum is basically in a private house that only opens two hours a day. Our guide spoke incredibly good English and was...More
If you are looking for right price tiles then this is not the place for you. If you want to see a unique collection of hand crafted Italian tiles from the last few centuries GET TO THIS PLACE.
A collection of over 5000 tiles. We...More
This is one of the must see spots in Palermo! We’ve learned so much about the floors in Sicily and about the production of the tiles. It was inspiring and a great way to finish our trip. Thank you and hopefully we’ll comeback soon to...More
I am a ceramics and tile lover, so couldn’t pass up the opportunity to visit. I wasn’t disappointed. This is a private collection of floor tiles from southern Italy, from handmade to more modern production. The tour is excellent explaining the history of processes and...More
This was such a surprise to see, the collection is very impressive and amazing to think it is part of a private residence. Beautiful tiles, from 1700-1800's, so many, you cannot take it all in. Claudio, our guide, was excellent and really made it fun....More