Museo Missionario Francescano, Fiesole
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The Franciscan Missionary Museum, Fiesole

This museum is home to many statues, paintings, ceramics, archaeological finds and fabrics all collected by missionaries

Fiesole
The museum is housed in the fourteenth – twentieth century San Francesco convent and contains many exotic items collected by missionaries. The Chinese and the Egyptian sections are particularly interesting. In the Chinese section, there are clothes, musical instruments, printed prototypes, jade statuettes, porcelain and ivory items on display. In the archeological section, there are both local and Egyptian finds on display, such as the twentieth century BC mummy.

Opening hours
Tuesday – Friday 10am-12pm and 3pm-5pm
Saturday – Sunday 3pm-5pm

Entry fee
Free, donations welcome

Disabled access
No

Contact information
via S. Francesco 13
Fiesole (Florence)
Telephone 055 59175
 
Fiesole
An ancient Etruscan city, a honeypot for art and literature lovers
Fiesole has always been a favorite destination for people seeking the classic Tuscany. While wild and neighboring the city, it also boasts an unforgettable hilltop view of Florence. Aristocratic and secluded, Fiesole is a well-kept secret. ...
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