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Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Absolutely Fascinating

My husband and I visited this working museum recently. I drag him through a lot of museums and old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
EdwardsOklahomaCity
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Oklahoma City
Fascinating experience

Our tour group were given the guided tour by Marta and her delightful French assistant (whose name... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RaeBar
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Durban, South Africa
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Monday to friday: am 8,30-12,30 pm 3-6, Saturday and Sunday also available by appointment. The exclusive workshop is located in the fascinating, deconsecrated Romanesque church of San Francesco delle Donne. In August open every morning from Monday...more
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Via Tiberio Berardi 5/6 | Traversa di Via Faina, 06123, Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this working museum recently. I drag him through a lot of museums and old churched, but he was equally as fascinated with this one as I was. We did not schedule a tour but Marta met us and gave us...More

Thank EdwardsOklahomaCity
Reviewed 1 week ago

This weaving museum, which is housed in the church of San Francisco della Donne, offered a very interesting look into 12-13 century history. During the Crusades relics that were stolen were wrapped in these finely handwoven cloths. According to Jewish culture human figures were not...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour group were given the guided tour by Marta and her delightful French assistant (whose name I've unfortunately forgotten). I honestly didn't expect to find this interesting, but ended up finding it absolutely fascinating! The history, the details, the work involved, the designing and...More

Thank RaeBar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Along with the rest of our tour group, my wife and I visited this venue with the long name. Before going inside the renovated church, we watched a short video on our coach about an artisan that Insight Vacations supports to some extent. According to...More

Thank psychprofessor
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We had a delightful visit guided by the granddaughter of the founder. There are so many exquisite historical textiles and looms to see. Plus an added bonus of beautiful textiles available to purchase. The Italian government does provide any support to their own craft industries,...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

On a hidden road near to the historical center you can find this wonderful laboratory that will remind you about the Medieval time in Italy. Marta will show you how to work at an ancient loom and the history of the weaving tradition in Umbria....More

1  Thank Fabiola G
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I had read about this workshop before coming to Perugia, so it pains me to call the experience average. I give the physical building and atmosphere a 4 or 5 but the actual textiles on offer a 2. When I visited, I had not booked...More

1  Thank Christopher B
Giuditta B, Proprietario at Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Dear Christopher, due to the fact you didn't experience the guided tour you probably hadn't realized we produce beautiful damasks (that's the actual name for this kind of fabric) in our workshop. Umbria's textile tradition has very ancient roots and our Laboratory is the last...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

What a fascinating place to visit. So glad we made time for it. And the space is fabulous. Would love to live there! A lady was weaving on a loom which was quite interesting to see. And there were other looms there as well. Lots...More

1  Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is our second trip to Perugia, and we are so happy we found this little gen. Marta is a congenial host, historian, and textile artist. She explained the history of the looms, the Church in which her workshop is located (yes, St. Francis prayed...More

1  Thank Gail K
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We read about this in the NY Times and they were correct. Marta Cuchia greated us and spent over a half an hour describing the process that her family developed for weaving extraordinary fabrics. Her passion and love for her family creations are infectious. The...More

1  Thank aztraveler5210
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I'm sorry I saw your message just now ... Our laboratory is open from Monday to Friday and on demand during the week end. Price for about 45 minutes guided tour is € 4.00/person. Once you have the date planned, please let... More
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