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Palazzo dei Musei

Viale Vittorio Veneto 5, 41124, Modena, Italy
+39 059 203 3100
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Immesce building, smaller collection

We went during the June 2 holiday weekend so the entrance was free. Downstairs housing memorial... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sylvia T
via mobile
A complex with 3 museums (2 are free) and a library

On the ground floor is the lapidary, a museum of old carved stones, some Roman some medieval and... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Katrien S
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Ghent, Belgium
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8 Apr 2018
“A complex with 3 museums (2 are free) and a library”
1 week ago
“Immesce building, smaller collection ”
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Viale Vittorio Veneto 5, 41124, Modena, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went during the June 2 holiday weekend so the entrance was free. Downstairs housing memorial artifacts is open without a ticket and has a snack bar. The fourth floor houses their art collection it's accessible by stairs or a glass lift. It's a simple...More

Thank Sylvia T
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

On the ground floor is the lapidary, a museum of old carved stones, some Roman some medieval and later period. On the 4th floor is the Estense art gallery, displaying the art collection of the dukes of Ferrara and Modena. This is the only museum...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Did not enjoy. Sign says tickets... go to get one told to go to fourth floor. Nobody speaks English. No idea how much and no idea where to go. Finallt some other tourist told us where to go. No idea what I was looking at....More

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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

All religious things and NO English translations for anything! Not worth going if you don't speak Italian.

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Reviewed 6 April 2016

We visited the art collection. The museum hosts additional wings such as archeology, history, etc. Besides a wide array of painters coming from the very region such as Guido Reni, you will find a few most impressive Tintoretto, Veronese paintings and a miniature triptych altar...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

For a small town by Italian standards, this is an impressive museum. Interesting collections, beautiful sculptures, and all free of charge, including the audio guides! Some exhibits have limited hours, so check the schedule before you go.

2  Thank cyclejam
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Lovely place with lots of historical artefacts. Also the guide Paula is very knowledgeable and makes the experience fun and engaging

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Reviewed 6 June 2015

Palazzo well-known for housing Galleria Estense, Biblioteca Estense and archaeological museum. Less publicized is the well-preserved collection of beautiful statues & sculptures from Roman and later times on the ground floor. Very learned and pleasant lady in charge provides informative and entertaining free guided tour,...More

Thank harsharajan
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