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Knowing Latin would be useful

Entry is free and the pieces of ancient stone work are interesting but I couldn't find out much... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Michael V
Lapidary museum of the ground floor of the palazzo dei museo

This is a small, but free museum showcasing stone artefacts, from Roman grave steles to carved... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
KatrienS955
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21 Oct 2018
“Knowing Latin would be useful”
8 Apr 2018
“Lapidary museum of the ground floor of the palazzo dei museo”
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Entry is free and the pieces of ancient stone work are interesting but I couldn't find out much detail about the pieces and being able to read Latin would help. Still, its worth a stroll around before you head upstairs to the gallery.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael V
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is a small, but free museum showcasing stone artefacts, from Roman grave steles to carved balcony from around Modena and the countryside. Well worth a look around if you go to any of the other museums housed in the same palazzo.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank KatrienS955
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

It's worth allowing a few hours for the whole museum. We took advantage of the free guided tour in English, and it was an excellent introduction to Roman sarcrcophagi, as well as teaching us much about Modena and its history. Thoroughly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

When we visited the museum we were offered a free tour by the waiter of the coffeebar. He arranged a guided tour by the conservatrice of the museum for free, and it was great!!

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank HansLuiten
Reviewed 13 May 2015

We tried to visit the Galleria Estense at the Palazzo dei Musei of Modena. Due to an earthqiake several years ago the galleria was in restauration. At the entrance inside the building several roman sarcophages were exhibited. Then we learned that the Museo Lapidario Estense...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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