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Museo Nazionale di Villa Guinigi

Via della Quarquonia, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 496033
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Worth a visit

A pleasant walk to reach this museum. One of the few museums which set out artefacts in... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
North West England
Hidden gem in Lucca

This museum is a real hidden gem. Not as well known as some of the other sights in Lucca, it has a... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Martin R
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One of the strangest sights in Lucca is this fifteenth-century home, with a battlement tower surmounted by oak trees whose roots have grown into the room below.
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Via della Quarquonia, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 496033
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

A pleasant walk to reach this museum. One of the few museums which set out artefacts in chronological order. Good value

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This museum is a real hidden gem. Not as well known as some of the other sights in Lucca, it has a fascinating and very well presented selection of archaeological, artistic and historical exhibits from the history of the city. When we visited there were...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Loved looking round alone, but sad that more people were not enjoying this wonderful collection of art and archaeology. Please visit! It is a treat

Thank Janeteileen1
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

On the day we visited we practically had the place to ourselves. Maybe it's because people don't have the time or that it's a bit away from the busy centre area, but this museum has a lot to offer. Combined ticket for here and Palazzo...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Had been putting off going to this museum and not sure why but when I made the effort to attend I was so pleasantly surprised. It had wonderful pieces of Lucchese life. Spent 2 hours wandering and could have stayed another hour. It is very...More

Thank SusanP196
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Wonderful collection but do not forget to peek into left side of garden. Unusually friendly staff. Wellmarked exhibits.

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This was an interesting museum, with some very ancient artifacts and lots of Renaissance painting. It was a pleasant way to spend an hour or so.

Thank JackRussellTerrier
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Far too many people wrongly think of Lucca as a one night stop sort of place and then are overwhelmed with the challenge of what to do with far too little time and so many things to see. This splendid museum suffers a lot from...More

Thank NormBC
Reviewed 30 September 2016

After a visit to Palazzo Mansi, (both museums available on a combined ticket), which wasn’t as good as it could have been; we approached Villa Guinigi with a little apprehension. We need not have worried because our visit was perfect in every respect. The floors...More

Thank JandApe
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a relatively unknown and unappreciated museum containing a very interesting collection of art. The Gothic and Renaissance pieces are some of the best I have seen in Europe. If you overlook the few poorly displayed pieces, you will find your visit very well...More

Thank Joseph626
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