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Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

Piazza del Duomo 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 283048
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What a view

Worth the wait and the stair climbing. Not too difficult but a bit much if you have any limitation... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2015
p.m.s.norton
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Wonderful panoramic view from the "Panorama del Facciatone"

From beautiful stained glass window to weird & crazy looking sculptures.Climbing the very narrow... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2015
redfl83
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Occupying part of Il Duomo's extension, this museum houses Pisano's original statues from the building's façade and a fine array of panels, including works by Simone Martini, Pietro Lorenzetti and Sano di Pietro.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“panoramic view” (14 reviews)
“stained glass” (13 reviews)
“religious art” (7 reviews)
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Piazza del Duomo 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 15 October 2015

Worth the wait and the stair climbing. Not too difficult but a bit much if you have any limitation on your mobility. Was a great few across sienna and beyond allowing for some great photos and a very different view of the surrounding area. One...More

Thank p.m.s.norton
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

From beautiful stained glass window to weird & crazy looking sculptures.Climbing the very narrow steps was well worth it for the astonishing view from up top. If you are larger or hate enclosed places then i would suggest you think about it before attempting as...More

Thank redfl83
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Just the stained glass window alone is worth the visit, let alone all the statues of apostles. You gain entry with an all in one pass which gives you entry tom5 cathedral sites and is great value at 12 Euros

Thank carolf445
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Bought the + Pass which €20 per person and includes about 6 items. Madonna and child on the 1st floor, and the sculptures on the ground were incredible. Loved some of the photos we took (included in review). Spent about 1/2 hour and didn't wait...More

Thank RGSCEW
Reviewed 17 September 2015

This duomo museum is filled with many Pisano sculptures from the original duomo, and the beautiful Donatello "Madonna and Child", among other incredible sculptures and paintings. On the top floor, walk to the end of the room on the right to find the entrance to...More

Thank Dianne1228
Reviewed 31 August 2015

The views, the views, and to get there, the steps, the steps and more steps. But it was SO worthwhile. We had to wait in line about 20 minutes or so for the prior group to come down. When it was our turn, we went...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 26 August 2015

If you want to see the original parts of sculptures that belong to the church, and original window removed during second world war, you should go there. The area is airconditioned and exhibits very impresive...

Thank IvekFiume
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

We went in as part of our combo ticket. If you are into the Renaissance and Religious Art then this is for you. If not it is ok and quite impressive. Having just been up the main tower we didn't bother with this tower as...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 12 August 2015

This museum is part of the all-inclusive Duomo ticket. It houses many of the original statues that were on the façade of the Duomo and the panels of the Gaia fountain. Some impressive religious paintings are also housed here but to be honest, I enjoyed...More

Thank AJJS1
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

A lot of the statues of the Duomo facade aren't the original statues. It's the originals you'll find here in the museo. Although they are (heavily) corroded, it is still a great pleasure to see al this magnificent work by Pisano. A real must see!

Thank André V
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