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Museo Etnografico Siciliano Giuseppe Pitre - CLOSED

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Understanding Sicily

This is a good museum for getting a social perspective on Sicilian social life over a historical... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2015
jallen4049
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London, United Kingdom
Very interesting!

The museum is close to the "Palazzina Cinese", so you should visit the 2 of them at the same... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2014
LepoLepoLepo
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Pisa, Italy
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6 Apr 2015
“Very interesting”
30 Mar 2015
“Understanding Sicily”
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Palermo's Ethnographic museum is among the most interesting in Europe, which brings Sicilian folklore alive.
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Viale Duca Degli Abruzzi 1 | Adiacente la Casina Cinese, 90146, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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+39 091 740 9000
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Reviewed 7 April 2015

The entrance is free and the guides are extremely well prepared and make The visit worthwhile even if you are not passionate about etnography. The museum is next to The bourbon king's hunting lodge (palazzina cinese) in a nice park.

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Reviewed 31 March 2015

This is a good museum for getting a social perspective on Sicilian social life over a historical period. The displays give you a sense of life on the island before the present time, something the grand churches will never give you. Although many of the...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2014

The museum is close to the "Palazzina Cinese", so you should visit the 2 of them at the same time. Museo Pitrè is really very interesting and there are a couple of tour guides that will help you understand exactly what you are seeing. It...More

2  Thank LepoLepoLepo
Reviewed 11 December 2009

If you are interested in traditions and you want to learn more about Sicilian culture then the Museum is the place for you. There is a lot to see and it is definitely a great place but go with an open mind.

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