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Museo degli Innocenti

Piazza della Santissima Annunziata 13, 50122, Florence, Italy
+39 055 203 7308
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Piazza della Santissima Annunziata 13, 50122, Florence, Italy
San Marco
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"foundling hospital"
in 5 reviews
"renovated museum"
in 3 reviews
"very interesting museum"
in 3 reviews
"henry james"
in 2 reviews
"sad history"
in 2 reviews
"displays showing"
in 2 reviews
"american expat"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful art and architecture"
in 2 reviews
"renaissance building"
in 2 reviews
"small collection"
in 2 reviews
"world war"
in 2 reviews
"great view over florence"
in 2 reviews
"different areas"
in 2 reviews
"early renaissance"
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"audio guide"
in 4 reviews
"delicious lunch"
in 2 reviews
"firenze card"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only viewed from the outside as I didn’t realise it is possible to go in but my imagination was caught by the guide book’s description of how children could be left at the orphanage anonymously. Stand with your back to the square then look to...More

Thank Tony G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been several times in Florence, but this was the first time after the really excellent renovation that we got in. Most probably most of the tourist even doen't know this place, because there were absoultely no crowd, we could admire the beauties quite...More

Thank 545medva
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Historic building designed by Brunelleschi and decorated by Della Robbia (and others) this recent renovation shines much needed light on social history of Florence (Innocenti was the hospital where people abandoned their children for many reasons). The building has been completely renovated making it wheelchair...More

Thank szallyann
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read about this museum in a Rick Steves guide and was immediately curious! If you have a little extra time in Florence, try to spend it here. It is an amazing, yet somewhat sad bit of history regarding the taking in of children in...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was thrilled to take my students to the Museo degli Innocenti on this study abroad to Florence. It is beautifully designed and very informative, beginning with a video about how the Hospital of the Innocents was designed and built over time. There is also...More

Thank Diane F
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I visited Florence with my 2 young adult children in May . The tourist crowds and queues were looking a bit unappealing in the mid 30'C temperatures , so we were delighted to find this recently renovated museum , which was virtually empty with no...More

Thank SusanHowick
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Was actually taught briefly about this place in class as an architecture major, so I put it on my list of things to see when I visited Florence. I was not disappointed, this museum is a great way to learn about the history of Florence....More

Thank kristen1498m
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

The institute is located in Florence worked over six centuries to help children to promote their rights and culture ,in line with the UN . The institute supported by donation of private citizens and companies . The historical building provides information information about the children...More

Thank hanan824
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful, poignant museum devoted to the history of care of orphans in Florence. Well curated. Interesting architectural history. Contains some beautiful art, especially the Della Robbia Annunciation.

Thank DonnaElizabeth0304
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

This building has fine architecture, a well-presented historical display, a pleasant rooftop cafe with views across the city, and (at least on the Sunday we were there) almost no visitors. But the best and most unexpected thing about it is the magnificent collection of paintings...More

Thank _tt_mt_lan
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San Marco
The pleasant atmosphere of this residential area, a
stone’s throw away from the Duomo of Florence,
surprises everyone. A continuous flow of backpacking
students provides the tranquil surroundings for the
elderly residents who sit in Piazza San Marco to read
the daily newspaper. Home to several universities,
including the Academy of Fine Arts, San Marco is one
of the most vibrant cultural centers in the city. A
...More
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