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Annunciation

Although this time museum is packed with great art, it is not o be missed for its Annunciation by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
traveler2001074
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Small Museum with a lot to offer

Really a lot of beauty packed into this tiny museum. It was refreshing to visit with no crowds and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Companion756863
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Located in the Chiesa del Buon Gesù (church,) this museum features the notable Cortona Altarpiece, which consists of the Annunciation (1428-32) and six small predella pictures.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this time museum is packed with great art, it is not o be missed for its Annunciation by Beato Angelico. How this out-of-the-way museum came to have such a great collection is astounding. And, no crowds, and cheap.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really a lot of beauty packed into this tiny museum. It was refreshing to visit with no crowds and just take the time to see some famous art.

Thank Companion756863
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am sort of with Mark Twain when it comes to walls of art in most any museum. Unless you have specific interest or knowledge, it becomes a blur. This is a small museum with one masterpiece. That made it for us.

Thank Sharon34895
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Opposite of the Cathedral, in the building that was the Church del Gesu, this great museum hosts some of the most valuable treasures from the city’s history. There are many works from the other churches of Cortona on display here, the most interesting are those...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The art pieces are amazing. Did not realise such famous artists are associated with Cortona. Only a small museum but well worth a visit.

Thank Wongluk
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed this museum .not a large museum and very few visitors .the lighting was excellent so one could actually see the paintings well .nice clean bathroom

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

A small museum near the Cathedral but well worth a visit to see paintings by Signorelli and the Annuciation by the Beato Angelico, with the beautiful angel with the red dress and blond hair

Thank PamelaAnn44
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I don't mean to offend, but the luscious paintings of Baby Jesus with Popes or Cardinals is just wrong. The paintings at the museum are fantastic.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

If you love art history you will be surprised and delighted by this museum. I wasn't expecting to see such valuable works of religious art which were collected from the most important churches of Cortona and the area. I did read about the paintings from...More

Thank S G
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is a lovely small museum. Great choice to spend some time away from the crowds in quiet reflection and enjoyment of beautiful art.

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