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International Ceramic Museum

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Extremely interesting, but you must have a lot of time available

You'll see the ancient ceramics, some with surprisingly modern decor, as well as some 20th cent... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Marie B
Prague, Czech Republic
Visit during the Biennale

Second time we’ve been here during the Biennale. Lovely specialist museum with a great collection... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The MIC offers a complete vision of the ceramic cultures belonging to any age and place; pieces from the Far and Middle East, from South America and all Europe allow the visitors to have a unique experience. It was founded in 1908 and now it...more
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Viale Baccarini 19, 48018, Faenza, Italy
+39 0546 697311
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You'll see the ancient ceramics, some with surprisingly modern decor, as well as some 20th cent pieces by renowned makers, all very well presented.

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time we’ve been here during the Biennale. Lovely specialist museum with a great collection of ceramics. This plus the temporary show made an interesting and thought provoking visit. Easy parking opposite and a great little cafe too. Thoroughly recommend specially if you like ceramics...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2018

An excellent, if mentally fatiguing, tour de force of the history of ceramics, and the special role Faenza played in the creation of the Italian, and European industry.

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

A huge collection of priceless ceramics from all over the world, but my favorites were the ones from Italy and especially Deruta.

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This museum is a must for everyone to visit if they are interesed in ceramics. The extensiveness of the displays are breathtaking. From ancient oriental to Picasso and on to today one can see the creativeness of individuals who work with clay. We only had...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

The museum is huge and incredible! There are art everywhere. Everything is so beautiful, it worths the visit.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

I absolutely understand why this is a museum visited by people all over the world. It is big, interesting and shows beautiful pieces. The museum gives a pieceful feeling and is very easy to reach in Faenza.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is the most amazing museum - it really does contain a whole world of ceramics, from prehistory to modern times, from Europe through the middle and far east to the Americas. I went on a Sunday and there were very few people there so...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is a very modern,welcoming and interesting museum which houses ceramics from every age and from every part of the world. My wife and I visited at the beginning of July and were amazed by the breadth and depth of the collection. The exhibits are...More

Thank nimmo54
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Museo della ceramica in Faenza is the proper museum for this Italian town. Inventing the local ceramic called Faenza, people there created a very interesting Museum, about the evolution of the International ceramic art. If you are interested in Italian and international ceramic art, this...More

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Nancy G
3 July 2016|
Response from angelebswell | Reviewed this property |
Yes. But I think it's better and less expensive to visit one of the many ceramic makers who run their own shops. I recommend the one opposite the Hotel Vittoria