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Museo Acerbo delle Ceramiche di Castelli

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Muse o Acerbo delle Ceramiche di Castelli

This is a gem of a museum and the docents are warm, welcoming and very well informed. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Valerie A
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El Cerrito, California
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Fascinating collection of majolica ceramics, a speciality of the region in the 17-19th centuries... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
JulianS3073
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Via G. Acerbo, 1, 65014 Loreto Aprutino, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a gem of a museum and the docents are warm, welcoming and very well informed. The collection of Castelli ceramics is extensive and nicely curated.

Thank Valerie A
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Fascinating collection of majolica ceramics, a speciality of the region in the 17-19th centuries. Very helpful curator who gave us an interesting introduction and then, when we'd looked round, took us to the Museo dell'Olio (inclusive ticket) and showed us round that too.

1  Thank JulianS3073
Reviewed 8 June 2017

A history of the Castelli ceramics and how/where they were made. A short, self-guided tour that takes about 30-40 minutes total. The entry fee includes a handheld audio guide in English (other langages available too). Our entry fee included a tour of the Olive Oil...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Take the tour with the guide for an in depth look at these beautiful ceramic pieces. You also will increase your knowledge of the history of the region. Very interesting, worth the visit. The ticket also lets you continue your visit to the olive oil...More

1  Thank Dominique7339
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Fantastic history, a splendor to ceramics. Unique location in Loreto Aprutino. Tour guide was super. Brontolo Tours

Thank Luc D
Reviewed 25 July 2015

This museum is a must to understand the legendary "Ceramiche di Castelli" history. For art and history lover's. Spend at least 45 minutes to really prepare a visit to Castelli (an hour drive from Loreto!).

1  Thank Nateurocan
Reviewed 17 June 2015

These ceramics once functioned as the equivalent of oil paintings for show in the homes of the local well-to-do. Many are shaped like square canvasses. The ceramics are arranged in chronological order, illustrating steps in the development of new colors and in styles for representing...More

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Visit their website and email the museum for opening hours on the specific day you want to visit.
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