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Giotto, Santo Stefano, Collezione Horne

The Horne Museum

Herbert Percy Horne (1844-1916) was an important art trader and promoter of culture

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The museum houses the collection built up by Herbert Percy Horne, a collector and scholar of English origin who settled in Florence at the end of the 19th century. He furnished a small 15th-century palace with objects dating chiefly to the 14th–16th centuries. The collection includes fine paintings and sculptures (from Giotto to Simone Martini and from Masaccio to Giambologna), ceramics, jewellery and houseware, furniture, seals and fabrics, which recreate the atmosphere and appearance of a Renaissance dwelling.

Museo della Fondazione Horne     

Via dei Benci 6 - Tel. 055 244661

Opening Hours:
Weekdays: 9-13;  Sundays and holidays: Closed; Closed: Sundays.

The ticket offices close 30 minutes before the museum closing time (40 minutes for Campanile, Cupola, Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, 60 minutes for Certosa and Museo Stibbert ).

Entrance: €  6,00




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