Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, Florence

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Get the feel for what life was like in the middle ages when you tour Museo di Palazzo Davanzati. Walk through the home of an upper-class medieval family and learn the history and culture of the time period. Tour from the courtyard to the atrium, viewing where business was conducted. Walk through the great hall and see the 16th-century artifacts on display. You can explore bedrooms, a bathroom, and a study with paintings and furniture from the time period. If you book in advance, you can see the top floor as well, where you will find the kitchen, another bedroom, and room with a large collection of lace items. Use our Florence holiday builder app to arrange your visit to Museo di Palazzo Davanzati and other attractions in Florence.
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  • Came across this beautiful building unexpectedly whilst exploring central Florence.There is a video history of the palazzo on the ground floor which puts the building in context so best to see this...  more »
  • This is just off the main tourist track through Florence, between the Duomo and the river, and worth a detour if you are interested in social history. It is a beautifully preserved house with period.....  more »
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  • Travel back in time to 1350! This reminded me of the wondeful Isabella Stuart Gardner museum in Boston, bit it is real! One really gets a sense of how the Davanzati, bankers for the Popes at Avignon, lived then.
  • Great house museum, worth a trip off the main streets. How you understand the history of Florence.
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