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La Macchina del Tempo

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The Future of Entertainment

Most Virtual Reality (VR) is very limited in what you can see and do. These folks have developed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
James D
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Bluffton, South Carolina
Great experience!

We had a great time. It's definitely worth paying to do the 25 minute experience as then you get to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Escape769682
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3 days ago
“The Future of Entertainment”
1 week ago
“Great experience!”
About
The first Virtual Reality Museum in Italy. We bring back the Past through the technology of the Future.
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Via Anteo Zamboni 7 | First Floor, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Most Virtual Reality (VR) is very limited in what you can see and do. These folks have developed an interactive VR experience that portrays midieval Bologna and allows you to explore and see a pretty accurate depiction. The experience includes people that explain things and...More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much! We agree as well that this will be what entertainment's gonna be like in 5 to 10 years. We're currently developing other experiences and journeys: they're definitely going to be even more interactive... and fun! We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally different museum experience, lovely helpful staff, never experienced virtual reality like that, very clever indeed.

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. New technology can be a very helpful tool when it comes to discovering history. We do hope to see you soon for our upcoming experiences!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time. It's definitely worth paying to do the 25 minute experience as then you get to fly over Bologna! Also informative and available in English. Staff were very friendly and helpful.

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words! We're really glad you enjoyed your journey to the past. It's a great way to learn a little bit about ancient history whilst having fun! ;)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my 11 year old son, who liked the idea of sitting down and sightseeing. Lol. Lovely guy at the entrance who explained it all really well. We opted for the 14min session.... not the 25min one. Ours cost 28€ and it was...More

Thank coconutugly
LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! I do remember you guys and your son was awesome! We always try to make our experiences suitable for all ages, so that anyone can have a little fun whilst learning something about the history of Bologna. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took a 25-minute session and was not disappointed. First ever museum I visited totally inside the VR. Personnel was very polite and helpful. Definitely worth visiting while in Bologna.

Thank sergeym908
LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind comment. We're very glad that you enjoyed our tour. We do hope to see you soon again.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Ok First off, might not be for the budget traveller, as it's not cheap at 18 euros for the full 24-minute package. That said, you really do feel as though you have taken a time machine and been transported to the middle ages. It took...More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you, John! As you said, it's a lot of work -- both to keep the highest historical accuracy possible and to model each item in 3D. That's why we're very glad that you enjoyed the final product! We hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Wow!!!!! This was sooo amazing for us (1st time virtual reality experience) that I wanted to stay here all day (and night). If you read the previous reviews it says it all really. Do not miss this experience - it really takes into a the...More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

Wow, thank you so much! What our visitors get to see is a 100% historically accurate reconstruction of Bologna in the Middle Ages. VR allows you to be there in first person, so it can be lots of fun to roam the streets and lose...More

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

This Virtual Reality (VR) activity takes you back to medieval Bologna in a very vivid way. Our instructors were probably also the founders of this place, a couple of historians who are also very much into technology, and made this experience possible. Overall it was...More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

Thank you very much, we appreciate your feedback. We're constantly trying to improve our journeys, in order to offer our visitors the best experience possible. An upgrade of the technological aspect and of the contents is definitely on the way. We're planning to enhance all...More

Reviewed 12 September 2018

While wandering around the streets of Bologna at night I passed by La Macchina del Tempo. It was actually open very late in the evening. After paying the price for admission, I was provided with the virtual reality headset and two hand controls. The hand...More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. Our journeys to the past provide a great way to learn about the history of Bologna whilst having fun. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and we do hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great little adventure around medieval Bologna for a few Euros. At times you had to remind yourself you were sat in a room on a chair!More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words! We're glad that you enjoyed our journey to the past. Also, we love that you highlighted the main feature of our museum -- the fact you actually feel part of the Middle Ages. It's like being not only somewhere...More

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BigG1
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We confirm that our tour can be easily taken while sitting on a comfy revolving chair. We have a specific room and there's no actual need to physically walk. We do hope to see you & your wife soon.
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