Museo Revoltella, Trieste

(4.7/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Part baronial mansion, part art gallery, Museo Revoltella is home mostly to 19th-century paintings and sculptures. This historic neo-Renaissance building was home to Baron Pasquale Revoltella, and its three floors still express the elegance and wealth of its owner. Acquired by the city of Trieste following the baron's death in 1872, the museum was expanded to the adjacent buildings in order to offer additional exhibition spaces. Start by exploring the luxurious residence's many rooms and all the works, furniture, and books they contained. Then, move on to the modern exhibits to see the approximately 350 paintings and sculptures on display. Make Museo Revoltella a part of your Trieste vacation plans using our Trieste vacation trip planner.
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  • Very nice this museum where it collects the collection of Baron Pasquale Revoltella. Interesting to see the beautiful interior of this mansion that the collection collection from this patron and important figure for the city of Trieste. Very curious objects, maps on the construction of the Suez Canal halfway 800 that the Baron himself participate as Vice-President of the Universal Company of the Suez Canal.
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  • Nice Museum with interesting exhibits. Personal collections of a character who traveled, for its time, so much. Really nice!
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  • I visited this Palace with his family. Really beautiful storage furniture and things that belonged to the Revolterra. The number of works shown is really high. The portion of modern art was of high impact. Very nice terrace overlooking the Gulf of Trieste and which offers a spectacular view. Not least the beautiful concert of Chamber music that we were lucky enough to attend.
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  • My daughter and I were looking for the Natural History Museum when we found out that the car GPS took us to entirely the wrong place. Fortunately the Revoltella Museum was there instead! The house is beautifully restored to the time period, which gave us a great opportunity to see how the upper class lived in the Napoleonic period. Lasciviously decorated rooms throughout the whole house. Happy accident and we loved it. A big plus for me was the Suez Canal dedicated room.
  • Nice museum in Trieste, the old part is very interesting.
  • It was a surprise to see such large collection of art in Trieste. Excellent! Especially paintings in top floors.
  • Beautiful building, is home to numerous interesting works of art; excellent facilities and concerts. It also has a splendid panoramic terrace
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  • Museum very interesting and full of beautiful works. Includes a terrace with sea view and possibility to make appetizer.
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