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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Felix Gra (15 months ago)
The museum has a large number of different exhibits from many epochs. mainly paintings that are well labeled. The furniture is unfortunately not labeled but has very interesting woodcraft. There is also an extensive porcelain and ceramic collection. for Italian tourists are sufficient descriptions available. English descriptions are limited to short panels that summarize the room. The park is nice for a walk and should be fully visited. There is a terrace with an exciting view!
Nicola Pegg (15 months ago)
Nice place and lots to see, no photography allowed.
Ciara Scully (16 months ago)
Nice museum where we saw a painting being restored. The walk in the gardens is lovely too.
susan baker (16 months ago)
This museum is often missed but I highly recommend it. It's full of sorrento and district history and not something to be missed enjoy
Jeffrey Potter (17 months ago)
One of the two museums in Sorrento. It has a wide range of art: sculptures, clocks, paintings, furniture, and inlaid woodwork. There's a nice lemon and orang grove garden you can stroll through as well. If you're staying in Sorrento for more than a day its worth a trip.
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