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Duomo Museum (Museo dell'Opera del Duomo)

Address: Piazza del Duomo 9 | via della Canonica, 1, 50122 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055 230 2885
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Ranked #56 of 222 Attractions in Florence
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: For preservation purposes, many significant works have been moved...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: For preservation purposes, many significant works have been moved from the Duomo to this nearby museum.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I went with friends on a school trip. It was really good and especially interesting. Nice location with shops and placed to eat near-by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I love that 18 people gave this a poor review, and wish it was 400 because then I'd continue to have this jewel all to myself. While thousands, perhaps millions, of tourists gape at the baptistry doors of Ghiberti outside -- utter replicas -- the real ones, newly restored and as bright as the day they were made are here... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

One ticket at the current price of 10 Euro gets you entrance into much of the museum complex including the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Brunelleschi's Dome, Giotto's Bell Tower, the Baptistry of San Giovanni, the Crypt of Santa Reparata and the Opera Museum. I felt I got my money's worth just visiting the Cathedral and the Bapistry. You... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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29 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

You must see this once in Florence. This is one of the top attractions of Florence besides the huge Statue of David. We went with a tour group. I would recommend it to those contemplating on visiting such attraction. The good thing is that it is free to get in. So much to learn from what you can see. Our... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Not really a big deal they were renovating this museum that was on our list of to see things those of you to come after will be rewarded with something spectacular

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New York City, New York
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The Museum was closed for renovations but two pieces were available to see- the most important. First, The original bronze doors "Gates of Paradise" from the Baptistery designed by Ghiberti. Look close and you can see his portrait on the doors. Second, Michelangelo's Florence Pieta. The admission fee is covered by getting a general admission ticket that includes all the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This place was awesome! Make reservations ahead of time if you plan on climbing to the Duomo. IT is worth the climb the views are beautiful Inside the church is also beautiful very peaceful and down in the crypt although the muskiness might bother you the history behind it is a must see.

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Santa Rosa, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

When my wife and I tried to visit the museum on May 26, we found it completely closed – with no indication of when it would reopen. In order to avoid the long lines, we had intended to enter Santa Maria del Fiore though the museum, as recommended by the travel guidebooks, and return to the museum after visiting the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Was really looking forward to seeing this museum, but it was closed. Although it is not fair to give a low rating to this highly praised museum -- which I assume is wonderful -- but I am doing so because the signs were so unclear and misleading that we wasted a lot of time wandering around thinking it was simply... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Wish I had seen traveladdict3500 review before I purchased combination ticket through Weekend in Italy! Did a day trip from Rome, was able to see David and the Duomo, but was very disappointed Museo dell'Opera del Duomo was closed! I would expect a reputable company would let you know this before taking your money for tickets.

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