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Galleria Nazionale delle Marche

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Renaissance gem

Spread over two floors in the Ducal palace, the museum has some fine pieces and gives a sense of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Simon N
Lima, Peru
The Gallery and... the palazzo Ducale!

The National Gallery of the Marche is located in the Palazzo Ducale of Urbino. Its collection... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Urbino, Italy
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Housed in the massive Palazzo Ducale, this museum features archeological remains from the Iron Age and objects dating back to Roman times.
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Piazza Rinascimento 13 | Palazzo Ducale, 61029 Urbino, Italy
+39 0722 2760
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spread over two floors in the Ducal palace, the museum has some fine pieces and gives a sense of the sophistication and achievement of Duke Federico. He was a true Renaissance prince and epitomized the qualities extolled by Erasmus and others for the ideal ruler....More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

The National Gallery of the Marche is located in the Palazzo Ducale of Urbino. Its collection cannot compete with the big museums in Florence, Paris, London or Vienna, but Urbino is a small jewel of the Italian renaissance with 8000 inhabitants and it is definitely...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

The gallery is within the Ducal Palace of Urbino - the entry fee to the palace covers the gallery as well therefore it is not totally 'free' . It houses a lot of renaissance - and earlier - art, with two of Piero della Franscesca's...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Like the title said it is free. No backpacks so you have to use a locker, free of charge. They had some important works on loan, which stunk. These were my favorite pieces.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is an outstanding collection of Renaissance painting in a very impressive building. However the two great Piero della Francescas and Rafael's La Muta would be worth a special trip all on their own.

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The palace itself is beautiful, even when the focus are the paintings, you cant help to look around you and stare at the ceilings, the doors, the walls, the fireplaces. Everything is there for a reason and it makes you wonder how marvelous it must...More

Thank Samantha L
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Other museums may have many items of the "must see" nature, but there are some gems here that you cannot see any place else. Titians, a beautiful, perhaps even haunting, Raphael, Piera della Francesca, a Gentilieschi, and a lot of locals who probably should have...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Impressive art displayed within the Ducal Palace. I have just written a review under the palace listing as didn't realise the gallery had a separate listing.

Thank spanishmiss
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The Galleria Nazionale is located inside the Palazzo Ducale, an architectural masterpiece built by Luciano Lauren e Francesco di Giorgio Martini, two of the greatest Renaissance architects for Duke Federico da Montefeltro in the fifteenth century. The highlights of the collection are "La Muta", a...More

Thank Tuxilla
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Part of the ticket for the Palazzo Ducale - the Galleria helps bring additional life to the enormous space of the Ducal Palace. Your may come to see the Raphael or the Piero della Francesca Flagellation of Christ - but up on the second floor...More

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