Dante's House (Casa Di Dante) in the 13th century was home to Alighieri families. This area stretched between church Piazza dei Donati and S. Martino in Florence, Italy. At the onset of 20th century, Municipal Administration asked to build a façade, now known as Dante's House, to commemorate the birth of Dante Alighieri, the famous author of Divine Comedy. This world over acknowledged masterpiece in literature was written by the writer in Terza Rima, in his vernacular language. Today, this building marks the prestigious seat of House-museum, re-opened for visitors view on June 1, 1994. The museum has three stores particularly symbolic of three impertinent stages of Dante's life. The first floor has rich reserves of important documents on Florence during the 13th century as well as records on Dante during his youth. Some of the most sought-after records on Dante include, his public lifestyle, participation in political scenarios and military struggles, christening of San Giovanni and his election.
The second floor has records pertaining to his tedious exile in 1301, the year which marked his condemnation as well. After touring several cities, Dante finally decided to live his last years in Ravenna wherein in breathed his last breathe at the Guido da Polenta.
The third floor reserves a record of documents marking Dante's fortune in centuries which are skillfully represented excellent paintings and other work of art. The records range from 14th century to today. One would also find art work of other artists like, Beato Angelico, Michelangelo and Raphael, Luca Signorelli, Ghirlandaio et al.