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International Ceramic Museum

Open today: 10:00 - 19:00
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Visually amazing, mentally exhausting!

An excellent, if mentally fatiguing, tour de force of the history of ceramics, and the special role... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Travelling Europe
If you love ceramics you will love this museum

A huge collection of priceless ceramics from all over the world, but my favorites were the ones... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barbara W
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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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Barbara W
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.

Thank Melanie M
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

Thank LindyTay
Reviewed 29 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

Thank ahe989222
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The museum is quite huge, take your time. The exibition include worldwide items. They organized some activity for young children. Very fine deco and contemporary selection.

Thank Giorgio C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Well worth a visit.So much to see.Well organized.My advice is to go early and then have some lunch and the return refreshed.The Museum allows this on the same day.

Thank AnSmith2014
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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