Museum Correale

Sorrento, Italy

Museum Correale is situated in a patrician villa, surrounded by a citrus grove, with a terrace of Belvedere that overlooks the Gulf of Naples. The villa is owned by Pompeo and Alfredo Correale, the last descendants of the family.

The museum exhibits collections of Neapolitan painters dating from the 17th and 18th century. It contains valuable Capodimonte and Sèvres ceramics, Murano glassware, Bohemia crystals and a collection of watches. There is also an archaeological collection. Some works date from the 19th century and the mansion displays tables, furnishings and finely inlaid jewel cases. In the library are works by Torquato Tasso.



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Founded: 19th century
Category: Museums in Italy


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Gemma Johnson (14 months ago)
We went to watch the 3 tenors here and what a treat! Outstanding musicians and an experience I will never forget. I would have given 5 stars however 1 was removed as we brought 2 glasses of Prosecco for 10 euros to walk up the stairs into the venue to be told we couldn't take the drinks in. We had to down the drink or simply leave it. If we had known in advance would have declined to purchase.
אתי שלם (14 months ago)
A cheap and lovely short expirience, enriched my morning with art and a nice viwe over sorrento
Will South (15 months ago)
An interesting find for €5pp. Lots of paintings, furniture and other things to look at. Not a huge amount of info but that means it's less overwhelming overall. Our walk through the gardens was pleasant and there is a good view of the bay at the end.
Valerie Lowes (18 months ago)
We visited back in 2017 and had an evening at the museum watching and listening to the 3 tenors. It was the highlight of our trip to Sorrento and we have always said we will one day visit again. I can't wait to revisit. The museum is stunning and the performance was beyond our expectations. Magical evening.
Christopher Ford (3 years ago)
I last visited in 2019. The Correale has a large variety of artworks, but for me, the serene atmosphere in the building in contrast with the busy town and also the coastal views from the open staircase should not be missed.
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