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Strange little museum - amazing island

This is a museum of bits and pieces - but so worth the visit because it is on the most delightful... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Ian K
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
Not very interesting

I visited this small museum as an add on to the Basilica and Bell tower . It probably was the least... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
downs09bristol
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bristol
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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

I visited this small museum as an add on to the Basilica and Bell tower . It probably was the least interesting and relatively small . There were some interesting ancient pottery but not a lot else

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Reviewed 28 November 2017

This a small museum with many interesting artefacts from the surrounding area and the life on the island.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a museum of bits and pieces - but so worth the visit because it is on the most delightful and little visited tiny island. This is the very original Venice - there before Venice itself, so the remains on view here, though few,...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

I was quite confused, by what I saw at this small, tiny museum. It lacked organization, structure, cohesiveness. It was as if it did not have a purpose at all: a few, archaeological finds strewn about haphazardly. Its medieval and modern sections were just as...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Had just enough time to visit during our visit to this lovely island. Stunning museum which you should find time for

Thank GrahamP113
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fun little island. A must for lunch. The museum includes a throne from the 600s attributed to Atilla the Hun (probably not) which makes a fun picture to send back home.

Thank Bruce G
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This was a boring museum, I can’t even understand why they had developed it. It could have told the story of the history of Torcello but it didn’t.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Many exhibits showing the early history of Torcello, the first inhabited island in the lagoon. We took advantage of the free entrance for EU citizens over 65 while we can.

Thank AnotherEngineer
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Torcello is not to be missed,the Basilica,tower and museum are well worth the boat ride to reach this wonderful island full of surprises no matter where you look. Originally settled after fleeing Alinto from the barbarians the museum is filled with items dating from early...More

Thank kenhall1942
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The Museo Provinciale di Torcello has some items from the people who lived in the island between 500 a.c and 1800 a.c.The ticket was expensive and you will not miss anything,if you will not visit it!

Thank EFSTATHIOS B
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