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Pietro Micca Museum

via Guicciardini 7a, 10121 Turin, Italy (Centro)
+39 011 546317
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Ranked #9 of 142 Attractions in Turin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
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Turin, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Most people visit the more famous sites in Torino. Do yourself a favour and don't leave the city without spending (2 hrs....yes and worth it) here!!! You can walk through the maze of underground tunnels as they once were! Take the children....they will thank you! Beats looking at another Egyptian vase anyday!

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UK
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5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This small museum was firmly on our itinerary for our stay in Turin, we were not disappointed. If your Italian is not too good I suggest you contact them beforehand to book a tour with an English speaking guide. The museum displays are mainly in Italian but even without an English guide they are fascinating. The tunnels were built at... More

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Turin, Italy
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The guy who told our group about the history of this once very important part of Turin (now existing only underground, and one part of the gates along the road Pietro Micca) put everything about the city into context, from the Superga to the siege of Turin. The guided tour underground at the end is the best part! Tours are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

What a cool place to visit. The history that tunnels have is just amazing!!! Highly recommended to visit if you are in Turin.

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12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Perhaps this is one of the most overlooked sights in Turin. The extensive underground tunnels are an amazing work of ingenuity and a nice escape from ť summer heat of Turin. The story of the siege of Turin and the local hero Pietro Micca is very interesting and definitely worth the 3 € entrance fee. The staff is very friendly... More

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Sydney, Australia
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19 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The story of the siege of Turin is an interesting one, and at the museum you can see first-hand how it played out in the "galleries" or long sapper tunnels the defenders dug out underneath the walls to the besieging French forces. I visited it as part of the "Turin Underground" tour which also includes a number of other interesting... More

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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I did not know Turin had a network of war tunnels in the underground! The guides in the museum will take you to visit it! If you manage to find an English-speaking guide (not so difficult) it's a nice plus, but even without them the tour of the tunnels is breathtaking! Two thumbs up to the personnel who were incredibly... More

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Turin, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I go to the Museum Pietro Micca in Turin on 26 Oct 2013. The staff tell me that parts of tunnels are closed due to the recent rainfall. I am a bit disappointed but still like to visit. I am a Chinese from Hong Kong and not able to speak Italian, I have always experienced being neglected in many other... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We visited this museum after reading other reviews. We have a little italian and risked going without pre booking. We were informed that the tour would be in italian, and we were happy with this. Part way through the tour, where we understood about half, we were pulled from the group and offered an english guide. He was amazing, going... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

An unexpected treat!! I was very lucky to get the tip, because travel guides hardly mention this hidden gem of a museum. Nowhere in the world does one get the chance to touch upon the very nature of Siege Warfare and history at large in such a fascinating and educating way. I booked a day in advance (absolutely necessary if... More

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