Museo degli Innocenti
Museo degli Innocenti

Museo degli Innocenti

Top 2% of attractions in Florence
8 / 10

6 expert reviews

“In the early 15C, with his design for the Foundling Hospital, Brunelleschi marked the beginning of a return to the Ancient classical style, heralding the era of Renaissance architecture.”

– Michelin Guide

"The Lazy Susan set into the wall on the left end of the arcade -- where once people left unwanted babies, swiveled it around, rang the bell, and ran -- has since been blocked up." Full review
Atlas Obscura
"Renaissance hospital featuring a rotating door into which unwanted babies were dropped. " Full review
"The orphanage built by Brunelleschi in 1419 to serve as an orphanage takes the historical prize as the very first Renaissance building." Full review
Afar Magazine
"A prolonged renovation transformed a neglected, dim area into a well-lit home for more than 80 pieces of art, including paintings by Botticelli and Domenico Ghirlandaio. " Full review
Condé Nast Traveler
"Zoom out. What kind of museum is this? Gallery of the Ospedale degli Innocenti, designed by Filippo Brunelleschi to showcase the masterpieces housed within—including Botticelli and..." Full review

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