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19 Oct 2018
“White peacocks?”
18 Jul 2015
“An art experience for everyone”
Via Fondazione Magnani Rocca 4 | Mamiano di Traversetolo, 43029 Mamiano, Traversetolo, Italy
+39 0521 848327
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

Decided to stop of and have a little culture. This little out of the way estate well deserves it's grand title. An amazing selection of art with frequently changing seasonal exhibitions.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chris p
Reviewed 18 July 2015

This is a gallery of special art and artefacts collected by the Magnani Rocca family. The foundation was born in 1977.Here there are works by Filippo Lippi, Durer, Titian, Rubens, Van Dyck, Monet, Renoir, Cezanne and others. As a person who has not appreciated art...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Terry T
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We visited at lunchtime in early June and, suspect, we were the only folks there. The permanent exhibition is quite splendid but the temporary is a lot more hit and miss – there was more quality ‘modern art’ in the permanent exhibition than the temporary...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 30 October 2014

We wanted very much to see this collection but didn't want to drive from Parma. We learned from the tourist office there is a bus. It was very simple, just buy your ticket at the TEP office next to the station. Walk 1 block, get...More

Date of experience: October 2014
4  Thank DebRon1000
Reviewed 15 October 2014

It's located in a village 17km south of Parma & is worth a special detour even without visiting the Torrechiara castle. A beautiful villa standing in a big park. Inside there are temporary exhibitions, but for me the highlight was the permanent one displaying works...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank Miriam P
Reviewed 26 August 2014

A great collection, in a very pleasant (if anachronistically English parkland) setting. The Durers are a rare treat especially, but interesting mix of Impressionist and 20th century Italian art too. Worth tying in with a trip to the local castle at Torrechiara on a cycle...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank kingsgate
Reviewed 30 June 2014

This is a hidden gem in the middle of the beautiful countryside. This is a spectacular villa with a beautiful collection including Albrect Durer and Monet. It is a small collection but there were not many people there the afternoon we went so I could...More

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank PCR_10029
Reviewed 25 May 2014

A magnificent collection tucked away in the countryside outside Parma is not to be missed by art lovers. It can be easily linked to a visit to the stunning castle of Torrechiara in an excursion from Parma. The villa is set in beautiful formal English-style...More

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank Boulbon
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Made a stop at magnani Rocca on our way back to Parma from visiting the castle of torrechiara, perfect combination, the sights are really close to esch other. Liked the peaceful surroundings and the small but tasteful collection. Unfortunately the restaurant was closed when we...More

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank 384helenap
Reviewed 7 August 2013

The park is beatiful, the interior of the Foundation is well organized. However people at the reception and also those serving at the inside bar-restaurant seems to be there to serve for a sentence: it is very hard to succeed to obtain an information or...More

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank cpt63
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