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Musei del Duomo

Closes in 17 min: 9:30 AM - 12:30 AM, 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 12:30 AM, 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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The logical completion of a visit to the Cathedral and the historic center of Modena.

The "Museums of the Duomo" are actually two, the "Museum of the Duomo" proper and the "Lapidary... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2013
Florence, Italy
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I recommend this museum to all those who were deeply touched by the magnificent Duomo. Tickets for... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Hanna D
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The museum exhibits an important artistic-liturgical apparatus dating from the Romanesque period to the 19th century, it includes decorative items, sculptures, antique relics, fabrics, paintings and manuscripts, which the Modena community used to...more
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Via Lanfranco 4, 41121, Modena, Italy
+39 059 439 6969
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

I recommend this museum to all those who were deeply touched by the magnificent Duomo. Tickets for the entrance to the museum were offered to us with the most excellent information booklet I’ve ever seen, by a fine gentleman who was ready to answer all...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

The museum falls into two sections. One is a collection of medieval stonework, some being the original carvings from the cathedral. It's a good opportunity to see these carvings close to. The other section features St Geminiano, patron saint of Modena. The object that really...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

It was so good to see the great original sculptures from the cathedral at eye level, and with good explanatory boards (Italian only).

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

This is quite a small museum but it's worth a quick visit. Mainly for the displays relating to St Geminiano, the patron saint of Modena. There are some impressive jewel-encrusted relics and lots of information in English. Afterwards you can visit the equally small Museo...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 17 May 2015

We visited this museum at the end of the day but we were quite disappointed since it contains a collection of sculptures and paintings but there is no proper explanation of the objects displayed. I nearly missed one document with an original cachet had another...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Francesca F, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Musei del Duomo, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2015

We are sorry you don't like the visit: we are working to improve the captions of the works. Hope you come back to visit us!

Reviewed 30 July 2013

It's really worth to visit this museum and especialy stop at the small Lapidary where admire the marvelous eight "metopes", large sculptures of monstrous and fantastic creatures - originally positioned outside the cathedral.

Date of experience: July 2013
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Reviewed 17 May 2013

The "Museums of the Duomo" are actually two, the "Museum of the Duomo" proper and the "Lapidary Museum", but they are united and are visited with a single ticket. Even the opening time the same: 9.30-12.30, 15.30-18.30, from Tuesday until Sunday. They are located in...More

Date of experience: November 2012
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