Museum Correale

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Museum Correale (Italian: Museo Correale di Terranova) is a museum in Sorrento in the south of Italy.

The museum 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.


The Museum’s collections are arranged on three floors in twenty-four halls:

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Coordinates: 40°37′34.6″N 14°22′32.9″E / 40.626278°N 14.375806°E / 40.626278; 14.375806