Horne Museum

Currently Open
  • Address: Via dè Benci, 6, 50122 Firenze, Italy, Florence
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 01:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-055244661
  • Ticket Price: 6 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids

Herbert P. Horne was a wealthy architect, scholar and collector who came to Florence at the end of the 19th century to study the Renaissance. In particular he was interested in the Renaissance influenced home décor, and wanted to create such a home for himself. The result was this lavish, exquisitely decorated home. Its highlights are:

  • 4th century Florentine and Sienese paintings.
  • The painting of "St. Stephen" by Giotto.
  • Sculptures by Desiderio da Settignano, Giambologna.
  • Italian ceramics from the 14th to the 17th centuries Bernini.

The building in which he chose to build this home is a 15th century palace. When he passed away, Horne bequeathed the palace and its collections to the Italian State.

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  • Horne Museum Address: Via dè Benci, 6, 50122 Firenze, Italy, Florence
  • Horne Museum Contact Number: +39-055244661
  • Horne Museum Timing: 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Horne Museum Price: 6 EUR
  • Best time to visit Horne Museum(preferred time): 09:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Horne Museum: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 0.2% of people who visit Florence include Horne Museum in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Horne Museum visit around 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Horne Museum


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Horne Museum

People normally club together San Frediano In Cestello and Chiesa Di Santo Stefano Al Ponte while planning their visit to Horne Museum.

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