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Palazzo Branciforte

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Palazzo Branciforte is a museum and one of my favourite places in Palermo. It has several... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Eugenio_G694
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Milan, Italy
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Great meal! I've been there this summer for a special lunch with my other half,we fell in love... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
JCarlJ
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Opened to the public in May 2012, Palazzo Branciforte, which extends over an area of 5.650 square meters, houses some of the Fondazione Sicilia important collections. On display on the ground floor is the archaeological collection; the main floor...more
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Via Bara All'Olivella 2, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Palazzo Branciforte is a museum and one of my favourite places in Palermo. It has several collections, the one I like the most is the archaeological on the ground floor. Definitely worth it.

1  Thank Eugenio_G694
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Great meal! I've been there this summer for a special lunch with my other half,we fell in love with all the dishes very well introduced and " explained " by a high qualified and kind waitress. From starters to desserts it been an escalation of...More

1  Thank JCarlJ
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We enjoyed our afternoon here - small archeological museum, charming giftshop. Loved the tour of the buildings: a stamp collection, library with an amazing mural on the ceiling, the bronzes by Mussolini's favorite artist and of course the fascinating pawn shop. Easy to find, near...More

1  Thank SMB1256
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We toured the lowest level which took about 5 mins because we stayed next door. would not take the time to visit again.

1  Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stumbled across this place by chance. Old Palazzo that has been refurbished part as a museum part restaurant and part preserved to show its past use as a pawn shop. Fascinating private tour for 4 euros which was conducted by a highly articulate and knowledgable...More

2  Thank Geoffrey P
Reviewed 19 September 2015

This was a slightly boring , short tour of the Palace. The benefits are that it is air-conditioned, with a guided tour. The drawbacks are that the tour guide doesnt know much other than her usual speech, the actual things to see in the palace...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2015

I've been there two times and every time is a new discovery. Visits are always accompained by a well prepared guide and you can discover the only contemporary architecture restoration in town, signed by architect Gae Aulenti. The "monte di pietà" sector is simply moving...

1  Thank LaBoiteVisualArt
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Beautiful renovation of this museum, a must when visiting Palermo. Excellent guide who speaks both Italian and English.

1  Thank nancypeter123
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Nice Palace, located in downtown Palermo. Interesting architecture. It could be used for different events. There's nice rooms that could be seen

Thank inikolova
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We went here after reading about it on TA when we were walking around the neighborhood. What a great experience, this new museum is a restored palace and they used a good architect to do this. As we were the only 2 people there we...More

2  Thank Foxtroit
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