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Casa natale di Arturo Toscanini

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Small but very tasteful memorial to the famous conductor

This museum, in the birthplace of the famous conductor, nicely documents his life and rise to fame... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2014
Evan K
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Packed with fascinating musical history

A remarkably substantive collection of musical artifacts of the life and times of Arturo Toscanini... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2014
moynk27
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Katonah, New York
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

This museum, in the birthplace of the famous conductor, nicely documents his life and rise to fame. A guide accompanied me and explained many details. They had a video of Toscanini conducting the NBC orchestra, with the music filling the space to provide a perfect...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2014

A remarkably substantive collection of musical artifacts of the life and times of Arturo Toscanini. Enthusiasts failiar with Toscanini's musical career in the United States and the UK will find much useful information and memorabilia stemming from his Italian operatic career. Our guide, who barely...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2013

Since Toscanini didn't live here long, the house is not the main attraction, but it is full of photos, information, and videos about the man. We had an excellent guide through the museum, and his enthusiasm added a lot to our visit.

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Reviewed 15 December 2012

Arturo Toscanini was a native of Parma and was born in this home & left at a young age. Years later a relative purchased this home and filled it with amazing things that remind us and show us about Arturo's life. It was amazing to...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2012

Visited the 'Arturo Toscanini' Museum today, paid a reduced fee as we were both students of 1 euro. The staff there were friendly and one guy showed us each and every room, mentioning everything within the room and providing some useful background in Italian about...More

Thank dav-han
Reviewed 31 January 2012

This is an excellent museum to visit. The staff was very friendly and although their English was, well, non-existant, we really enjoyed the displays as well as the DVD at the end of the tour through the different rooms. Definitely a must-visit!

Thank J0han1
Reviewed 23 January 2012

This is the birth home of Arturo Toscanini, native son of Parma and perhaps the greatest maestro of all time. It is filled with artifacts and memorabilia related to the maestro, and classic recordings of his music are often played. Admirers of Toscanini will not...More

1  Thank BobConklin
Reviewed 28 October 2011

Toscanini was born in this house and stayed one year.Later his grand daughter bought the house, and filled it with furniture, clothes, pictures, music sheets, and films about him conducting worldwide.I was very impressed by the quality of everything shown, and specially by some rare...More

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