Ceramics lovers unite! If you’ve ever wanted to get an idea on how the whole world since antiquity has dealt with making clay into useful and artistic containers, the Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Faenza is the largest museum of its kind.
I’ve wandered the museum. It’s immense. No, it’s likely I haven’t seen but a fraction of what’s there, but I came away impressed anyway.
Modern stuff? Yeah, it’s there. And it’ll make you wander how big they make kilns these days. Just look:
There are classic themes:
And there are many Central American examples:
How to Get to the International Ceramics Museum
International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza
Viale Baccarini 19 – 48018 Faenza RA
According to the very well done official site
The Museum is near the Railway Station. It is easy to get here on foot: leave the station and follow the large street lined with trees (Viale Baccarini), go past the traffic lights and you will find the Museum on the left.
You can see the location on the map below.