the museum is located in an evocative place, in a large villa with a beautiful park. In the museum you can admire a large collection of ancient armor of medieval soldiers.
The Stibbert family's extreme wealth came from Frederick's grandfather, Giles Stibbert, who was the commander in chief for the British East India Company in Bengal at the end of the 18th century. Frederick Stibbert inherited the entire estate from his grandfather and did not work for the rest of his…
It was born from the will of the eclectic and eccentric Frederick Stibbert, who at the end of the 19th century restored and transformed Villa Montughi to make it his residence as well as a suitable container to accommodate his vast collection. It collects arms and armor of the 500 'coming from both…
The Stibbert Museum (Italian: Museo Stibbert) is located on via Frederick Stibbert on the hill of Montughi in Florence, Italy. The museum contains over 36,000 artifacts, including a vast collection of armour from Eastern and Western civilizations.
Collection of arms and armour, costumes, paintings, tapestries, furniture and other applied arts.
“One of the hystorical places of Statuto neighbourhood! Go early because is always packed with people!”
“Statuto aperitivo institution: Farmacia dei Sani! Enjoy a full dinner + drinks for just 6-8€. Take advantage of the square shadow in the summer, and use the outside dehor in the winter. Very crowded with locals.”
“it's a big supermarket very stocked with low prices. great for shopping. (with internal parking).”
“One of the best ice-cream shops in Florence!!! The Medici's cream is ultimate! Very good also the ice-cream cakes and semifreddos.”