Palazzo Viti, Volterra
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Palazzo Viti

Home decorations, works in alabaster, paintings, and furnishings

Volterra

Attilio Incontri, a Volterrano nobleman, began the construction of this palazzo at the end of the 1500s. The façade has been attributed to Ammannati. The palazzo was bought by Giuseppe Viti in 1850, an alabaster merchant who oversaw its restoration.

The palazzo still boasts its 19th century furniture and decorations and holds a rich collection of alabasters, antiques and oriental objects which belonged to Viti who travelled widely for his work.

Opening hours:

March 30-November 4: 10am-1pm and 2:30pm-6:30pm
November 5-March 29: open by request

Entrance:
€4.00 / €2.50 reduced price ticket for groups and students

The museum is not accessible for wheelchair users.

 

Contacts:
Via dei Sarti 41
VOLTERRA (PISA)
Ph: +39 0588 84047
Email: info@palazzoviti.it
http://www.palazzoviti.it/

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