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Museo del Cinema di Catania

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For fans of Italian cinema

This small but interesting museum was typical of Italians' attention to detail in design. While you... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
London, United Kingdom
Interesting museum

You can see the history about movies and Movie camera. and see the movie history in Catania .good... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
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12 Sep 2018
“For fans of Italian cinema”
13 Jul 2018
“Interesting museum ”
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Viale Africa Piazzale Rocco Chinnici | Centro Fieristico Culturale Le Ciminiere, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 095 401 1928
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

This small but interesting museum was typical of Italians' attention to detail in design. While you didn't learn a great deal, the whole experience was a delight. Apart from anything else, the leather chairs in the little cinema were so comfy, I could have stayed...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

You can see the history about movies and Movie camera. and see the movie history in Catania .good visit.

1  Thank jhena17
Reviewed 7 May 2018

This museum is in the same premises as the Sicily Landing Museum. A short walk from the city centre, only 5 minutes from the train station. Reasonable priced, doesn't take too long to visit (about 1/1.5 hour) and shows the evolution of cinema from the...More

1  Thank Jorge C
Reviewed 28 April 2018

a good choice to spend like 1.5h indoors on a rainy or hot day. gives you a good general overview about movie making and reminds you on many great movies from the past. but don't expect too much as its rather a small film museum...More

1  Thank grabem437
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We didn't know what will find us in there, but gave it a try and didn't regret it. At the begining we saw different kind of cine-projectors from the past and it was very interesting. The best was the old posters, the inside cinema with...More

1  Thank szabinao2017
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Good museum to see old cameras, movie projectors etc. There is a short movie you can watch in Italiannwith English subtitles showing different movies. Very interesting and good place to spend some time. Loved the God father room.

1  Thank Flaguy210
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

If you like cinema this is the place to go. Personal presentation, lots of stuff, rooms buildt as original movie (I loved the Godfather studio). I came to the complex only for the "museum of landing" and it was worth it to go there.

Thank FabrizioC
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This museum is part of a very unique 4 museum complex. A series of buildings that were used a sulphur refineries were reclaimed and converted into this very interesting complex. It is an easy 30 minute stroll to get there. If you are at Via...More

1  Thank Bross24
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I was treated to a personalized presentation through the two floors of displays. The layout is very a informative panorama of cinematic development. A 15 minute film in the middle of the tour was both educational and entertaining. Several exacting recreations of film sets give...More

1  Thank cinemaverita
Reviewed 15 September 2015

If you are interested in the history of film you will love this little museum. For 4 euros, you get a personal guided tour. Sadly, it is only in Italian, but the guide spoke slowly and simply for me because my Italian is okay but...More

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