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Outstanding museum in an unexpected location

While in Brescia on a two-week business trip, I found myself with time on my hands over the... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
MRussell06
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This is one of the jewels of Brescia and not to be missed

Hidden away at the end of Via del Muse' this roman villa, underneath a church, is a magnificent use... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Alex C
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

While in Brescia on a two-week business trip, I found myself with time on my hands over the weekend. Supremely unimpressed with the industrial area where I was staying, I looked around for other options. I picked this museum on a whim because it was...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Hidden away at the end of Via del Muse' this roman villa, underneath a church, is a magnificent use of modern technology to enhance and display this beautiful roman villa.

1  Thank Alex C
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Brescia isn't that big, so this civic museum was very surprising. It's far more interesting than I imagined. They did a terrific job with displaying the contents and laying out the path through the exhibits. Combined with the Roman ruins of Brixia nearby, the two...More

1  Thank Bill B
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The Museum has a lot of rare and special artworks, the longobard section is quite unique. We spent there 3 hours of total pleasure. higly raccomended

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum on Saturday and could enter for free. A great collection of archeological finding was displayed from Roman until recent times. The chapel was espacially wonderful. We easily spend two hours there.

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Like all of Brescia, this museum deserves to be better recognized and appreciated. It is a sprawling edifice, encompassing a few former churches and monasteries. The chapel on the 2nd floor with its bejeweled crucifix and starry frescos is a must-see, comparable in my eyes...More

2  Thank jerseyjazz
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We tried a new augmented reality tour of the Roman ruins and it was very cool and informative. The museum is huge and well laid out, interesting and informative.

1  Thank RusNewton
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Take the time to do all of the museum. It will ground you in Brescia from the Roman period through the Medieval and later periods. Some beautiful mosaics and frescoes.

1  Thank DCNative61
Reviewed 8 July 2018

This museum does not take advantage of any of the fame of many of its counterparts in Italy but it is definitely one of the most interesting and enchanting I've ever visited. The whole structure is sensational and beautiful in so many ways. The monastery,...More

1  Thank vicodin25mg
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The museum doesn't only contains artefacts from the Langobard times, but it also includes access to two old churches with marvellous frescoes. The collection includes findings from the bronze age up to the medieval times. The museum is housed in an old monastery, so the...More

2  Thank Matthias W
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Go to their website! As with all museums it changes seasonally. Plus when I was there they closed part of the museum for a special one day private event without notifying people until after you bought your ticket. But... More
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