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The House Villafranca Palace Museum is located in the historic center of Palermo and is located within the homonymous Palace. The Palace has XVI century and today we can see the changes that have occurred over time until today. It is called "House Museum" as they are preserved the original furniture of the Alliata Villafranca, Palermo nobles of the seventeenth century. Of the family they are preserved two large stucco coats of arms with the image of the Alliata weapons, the work of Giacomo Serpotta. The building was opened in 2006 after restoration to the Green Room and the Coat of Arms Hall. The building houses one of the most important collections in the city, composed of paintings, period furnishings, sedans and artifacts. Among the works of prestige is still visible Van Dyck the "Crucifixion", whose purchase and commissioning documents are still preserved in the family archives. Surely of historic and artistic interest are the two paintings by Matthias Stomer, "the musicians" by Gaspare Traversi, "the Monrealese" and "Annunciation" by Pietro Novelli. The museum set up in the main floor you can see both the original furniture is sedans used during city trips. Today, the House Museum hosts conferences, seminars, exhibitions and cultural events.

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Piazza Bologni, 20
90134 Palermo

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