Horne Museum

Above all though, you'll visit a private home, furnished with fine artworks from the 13th to the 17th centuries.
Horne Museum
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In the intimacy of a private home, treasures await you.

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Overview

In the heart of Florence, Italy's foremost place associated with the culture and art of the Renaissance, the Horne Museum awaits you. Relive the past and discover the customs and art of the city between the 15th and 16th centuries. The home of English poet, architect, typographer and designer, art historian and antiquarian Herbert Percy Horne holds a refined mine of masterpieces of painting and sculpture (from Giotto to Simone Martini, Masaccio, Filippino Lippi, Domenico Beccafumi and Giambologna. Above all though, you'll visit a private home, furnished with fine artworks from the 13th to the 17th centuries.

ADDRESS:

Museo Horne

Via dei Benci, 6 - 50122 Firenze

(ATAF bus lines 23, C)

 

OPENING DATES AND TIMES:

Monday to Saturday from 9:00am to 1:00pm (closed on Sundays and holidays).

 

GUIDED VISITS:

It is possible to book a guide for groups with over 6 people. Guides are available in English, Italian, and French. The cost of the guide (€ 60.00 per group) must be paid directly to the guide on the date of the visit.

 

Reservations must be submitted at least 1 business day before the visit for single visitors, at least 3 business days before for groups with over 6 people.

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Details

In 1911, the English architect and art historian Herbert Percy Horne bought Palazzo Corsi, on Via de' Benci, with the intention of giving an adequate home to his collection of paintings, sculptures, drawings, and furniture, as well as to recreate the atmosphere and environment of a Renaissance palace.

At his death in 1916, Horne left his collection (which in the meantime had reached over six thousand works) to the Italian state, giving rise to a foundation, intended "for the benefit of education."

Even today the Horne Museum presents itself to visitors as intended by the English collector - a refined mine of masterpieces of painting and sculpture (by Giotto, Simone Martini, Masaccio, Filippino Lippi, Domenico Beccafumi and Giambologna), but above all as a private residence, furnished with valuable pieces from the 13th to the 17th centuries.

In the heart of Florence, Italy's foremost place associated with the culture and art of the Renaissance, the Horne Museum invites you to relive the past and discover the customs and art of the city between the 15th and 16th centuries.

Prices

Full Price Ticket for single visitors or groups with up to 6 people

Reduced Price Ticket for school groups (entrance to the museum and didactic activity), families, and groups with over 6 people

Free Admission for teachers and school group leaders

GUIDED VISITS: It is possible to book a guide for groups with over 6 people. Guides are available in English, Italian, and French. The cost of the guide (€ 60.00 per group) must be paid directly to the guide on the date of the visit.

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