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Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Reale

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Medici portraits and art collections from various pisani

You woud need to be interested in the Miedici dynasty to get caught up with the portraits, many of... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
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Small but interesting

This is not a very large palace as only a portion is open to the public. But it still contains an... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
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After a visit to Pisa's famous Leaning Tower, drop in at one of the major national museums in the city.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Royal Palace was built in the 16th century by Bernardo Buontalenti as a new residence for the Francesco I and the Medici family. The building was refurbished several times and for the last thirty years it houses the National Museum with numerous portraits, paintings,...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 28 October 2017

I get the feeling this little museum is not at the top of the tourist trail which is a pity. We arrived and were provided with an informative and entertaining guide by a very enthusiastic and knowledgable curator. It provides a really interesting history of...More

3  Thank peterpiperpickedapec
Reviewed 6 October 2017

You woud need to be interested in the Miedici dynasty to get caught up with the portraits, many of them copies of earlier oil-paintings. But some of the paintings collected by Pisans include some outstanding hangings, like the Rosso Fiorentino Rebecca at the Well or...More

Thank kimibar
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I am sure that the people running this think - oh no-one comes so we will only open for half a day. Unfortunately this is a vicious circle, because they have chosen to only open in the mornings, when everyone is at the Leaning Tower...More

2  Thank worldtraveller99
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is not a very large palace as only a portion is open to the public. But it still contains an interesting collection of arts and statues. Worthwhile visiting.

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Opening time to the Palazzo was 9-14.00 and I think there was at least one weekday where it was closed? We visited on Wednesday and paid the 5 euros which were well worth it. Situated on the north side of the river Arno, easily reached...More

2  Thank MeandSally
Reviewed 11 July 2015

This museum is centrally placed easy to reach on foot. Good selection of Art work, well worth a visit.

2  Thank john f
Reviewed 3 May 2015

This is an old-style museum with lots to look at - preferable to over-curation. The collection spans various royal courts from the 16th to the early 20th century, (miniatures, portraits, sculpture, furniture,'glass and porcelain) with several collections of 20th century art and sculptureo on loan....More

2  Thank LivingForTheTrip
Reviewed 5 October 2014

These museum exhibits are housed in a royal palace situated alongside the River Arno in the centre of Pisa. Opening hours are restricted to mostly mornings. The entrance ticket is 5 euros and can be combined with the nearby San Matteo Museum for a total...More

5  Thank gillanded
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We were the only visitors at the time. Maybe it's because it closes at 2pm. Once the doors were unlocked for us, we were free to wander as we liked. There's paintings, tapestry, furniture, statues, ceramics. Not much in the way of explanations in English,...More

3  Thank PJGJAG
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