Sorrento Hotel – Museums

Sorrento Hotel and Museums

Sorrento Hotel MuseumsDuring your stay at the hotel in Sorrento, in addition to the beautiful beaches of the peninsula, you can visit the famous museums of the city.

Museo Correale di Terranova

Established by Alfredo and Pompeo Correale at the Villa Rota was inaugurated on May 10, 1924. The collections show the Neapolitan pictorial and decorative arts from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. You can see some of the Flemish and Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century, some Venetian and English furniture of the first half of the eighteenth century and a valuable collection of clocks and miscellaneous items. You can also visit a library and an archeological section.

Museo Bottega della Tarsia Lignea

Built in 700 to a patrician family of Sorrento, in the nineteenth century it became the residence of Baron Achille Pomarici Santomasi. In 1999, after a thorough restoration becomes the “Museo Bottega della Tarsia Lignea” which has a rich collection of furniture and objects made of wood inlaid by Sorrentine master craftsmen of the nineteenth century. You’ll also find a collection of paintings by Italian and foreign artists of the nineteenth century, prints and vintage photos of the city.

Museo Georges Vallet – Villa Fondi

Housed in the prestigious Villa Fondi di Sangro in Piano di Sorrento, thanks to this museum, you will discover amazing finds, even prehistoric, found in excavations over the years in the peninsula. Built on two floors, preserves unique memorabilia, such as the magnificent colossal female statue of the Roman imperial period found in Sorrento in 1971 or the nymph mosaic of 55 AD

 

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