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Museo Villa Paolina Bonaparte

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Museo Villa paolina Bonaparte

This Museum is in the appatments of the nice Paolina Bonaparte, this is still an argument to visit... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
Manuela L
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Open till very late: visit on your walk after dinner

It is free and open only in the evenings till 11PM. The building itself is interesting to see... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2014
aBeachTravelBug
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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29 Sep 2018
“Not very interesting”
30 May 2018
“Well worth a return visit”
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Via Niccolo' Machiavelli 2, 55049 Viareggio, Italy
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

This place is not so interesting to visit. Only if you ‘d like to see the costumes of one lady. And some very ancient... parts of something.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marina M
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This unassuming gem has now got its first floor apartments restored to Bonapartian splendour, and is well worth a visit (generally from about late afternoon to evening opening times). If there's an art exhibition on, even better. Having seen the building evolve over the past...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PaulWuE
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This Museum is in the appatments of the nice Paolina Bonaparte, this is still an argument to visit this place, here you find musical instruments, you see nice frescos; also they expose some archeological pieces; if you want to see more of Paolina, you must...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Completely low-key and what I would say was a self-effacing museum, I would skip the ground floor archaeology and instruments, and have a look upstairs at the marvellous trompe l'oeil decorated rooms on the first floor. They may only be open when there's an special...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 7 May 2015

this is a small grouping of two museums - archeological and musical instruments - the first section (archeological) is a bit run down - various items have fallen off the shelf in the display case, and they've never been put back correctly - you see...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 17 October 2014

We actually went to Viareggio to kill a day and see this museum. Poorly lit, empty rooms. Pathetic collection of musical instruments and archeological tchotchkes. We couldn't see the few paintings on exhibit due to poor lighting and a group of musicians using a couple...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Caslin
Reviewed 9 September 2014

It is free and open only in the evenings till 11PM. The building itself is interesting to see, delicate and colorful wall painting and decoration. Downstairs accommodate an archeological prehistoric collection of bones, tools and vessels. There are a few interesting [ and a bit...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

Once you've managed the opening hours seize the chance to get inside. Not too interested in arrow heads, go upstairs and admire the rooms. Many have some or all of the original decor and give a sense of how the house was lived in. For...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank IanL21
Reviewed 16 June 2014

I chose the Palazzo Paolina to have my civil ceremony in, I was not disappointed. The room where I got married was so pretty so much detail on the walls. It was the bedroom of Shelley (Napoleons sister) when she reigned Lucca. The staff were...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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