We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
293
All photos (293)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average29%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pitti palace”(3 reviews)
“cosimo”(4 reviews)
“outfit”(2 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
30°
17°
Aug
24°
13°
Sep
19°
10°
Oct
Contact
Piazza Pitti | Palazzo Pitti, Florence, Italy
Pitti
Website
+39 055 238 8611
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Florence
from US$33.60
More Info
from US$33.60
More Info
from US$77.70
More Info
from US$20.86
More Info
Reviews (54)
Filter reviews
15 results
Traveller rating
3
7
3
1
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
3
7
3
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewspitti palacecosimooutfitgraverestoredcollection
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 15 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The different museums in the Palazzo Pitti are all worth a visit but the costume gallery stole our heart. Great presentation in the beautiful setting of this palace. We loved it!

Thank Robscheers
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to seeing this but it's a waste of time. A couple of dozen haute couture dresses from the latter 20th century. I was hoping for historical insights into dress in the past centuries. Couldn't be more of a let down.

Thank georgeandjane
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We visited the Galleria del Costume for the first time this August. The collection had been laid out to explore a specific theme by room. One was a pun on the fleeting nature of fashion seen through the unstoppable decay of the fabric in the...More

Thank VoyagerAimerSourire
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is one of the museums in the Pitti Palace and looks at costumes over time by famous Italian designers but mostly from the 20th century. Of particular interest were the remains of clothing recovered from the graves of Cosimo and his wife which have...More

Thank Fellowtraveller00
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I expected to see several centuries of Italian clothing, but the exhibit has almost exclusively 20th century pieces. They did have 16th century funeral clothing worn by Cosimo 1, his wife Eleanor of Toledo, and their son. It was the most interesting part of the...More

Thank Mari818
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We went expecting to see a full on museum about the evolution of fashion, to find it was more of influential women in the Italian culture and their contribution to Fashion. To go and see the museum on its on i wouldn't say its worth...More

Thank AJAL1982
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

It's a nice space, but the exhibition is very modest. Several items are indeed exquisite and I am sure there's much more that may be offered here, but all in all I felt like I got the tip of the iceberg and I was not...More

Thank Amit E
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I found this collection quite interesting especially the clothing that had been recovered and restored from the graves of Cosimo 1 and his wife. The collection is primarily composed of 20th century dresses designed by notable Italian designers b.ut is quite fascinating and well displayed

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 20 February 2017

There are some great 20th century outfits to be seen here, very nicely displayed with designer and date in English so you know what you're looking at. But the exhibit which makes this costume collection unique is the outfits belonging to Cosimo 1 and his...More

Thank profecto
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Only 3 fragmented garments reclaimed from burial sites were on exhibit (Explanation of how they reclaimed them was fascinating) Even if there had been reproductions of clothing worn by the Medici Family, I would have been pleased. Seeing textures, accessories, shapes and designs would have...More

1  Thank AndraYo
View more reviews
Nearby
Pitti
Pitti is a neighborhood characterized by art and
history. Renaissance architecture such as Pitti
Palace, which houses five museums alone, introduces
visitors to the green lungs of spectacular Boboli
Gardens. Any visitor can wander through statues,
fountains, and panoramic viewpoints. Around the
garden, treasures like the Museum of Natural History
of the Specola and Villa Bardini guide guests through
...More
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Costume Gallery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines