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Museo Civico Medievale

Via Alessandro Manzoni 4, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 219 3916
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  • Excellent46%
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  • Poor2%
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“great museum” (6 reviews)
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Via Alessandro Manzoni 4, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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+39 051 219 3916
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"audio guide"
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"great museum"
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"medieval history"
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"illuminated manuscripts"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"diverse collection"
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"allow plenty of time"
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"former palace"
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"worth a visit"
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"beautiful building"
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"palazzo fava"
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"works of art"
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"weapons"
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"labelling"
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"information"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a very enjoyable to have a look around for about an hour. The staff were very helpful when we needed English translations for the different artefacts. Also as we were both students we got in for free so that was great!

Thank Deirdre N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here as we had an hour or so to fill and thought this could be interesting, we managed to get in for 3 Euro, i'm not sure why we got a reduced rate but we did. We entered and soon realised that all...More

Thank Chinchitchlud
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Interesting enough for half an hour, but nothing special. worth a look if your stuck for something to do for half hour

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

A very pleasant and fairly small museum, but the outstanding attraction are the elaborately sculpted medieval tombstones showing law professors and their students taking notes.

Thank rgl201
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Large collection. Interesting. Even if you do not take the English audio package there is English cards with information in every section.

Thank Anemari O
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Lot of artifacts,especially medieval statues,nice weaponry collection,and impressive collection of colorful medieval books.

Thank Nightflight982
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

This is quite a large museum, but well worth a visit. It is full of artefacts from medieval Bologna/Italy. Some of the smaller artefacts in cases are particularly well presented and create a little understanding into past lives. The rooms have very helpful printed guides...More

Thank JeanChippenham
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

We have visited Bologna many times and have often visited the Palazzo Fava next door, but this was our first visit here. How we could have missed this gem of a museum before I do not know, but the quality of the displays and the...More

Thank gianlorenzo
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Visited April 14 to see the special exhibit called Emilia Romagna nel Medioevo and the rest of the museum. This exhibit ending June 2018 is only two rooms and that alone would not be worth the admission price. The exhibit theme is merely a timeline...More

Thank reneebe
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Lots of the treasures in this museum are familiar, but I’d never seen funerary sculptures for professors before: instead of the usual battles or religious scenes on the side of a sarcophagus, Bologna has a handful of characterful students struggling over the lessons, arguing with...More

Thank PhilKennedy
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