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Puccini Museum - Casa natale

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Address: Corte S. Lorenzo, 9 | Biglietteria, Piazza Cittadella 5, 55100 Lucca, Italy
Phone Number: 0583 584028
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Description: The house where Giacomo Puccini was born in 1858 is now a museum, which...
The house where Giacomo Puccini was born in 1858 is now a museum, which houses portraits, scores, sketches and other memorabilia related to this famous composer's life and career.
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Hard to locate but worth the visit

We visited here in October 2013. We found this museum hard to locate - down a small street opening into a little piazza. You might need to ask directions if you can't locate it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2014
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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We visited here in October 2013. We found this museum hard to locate - down a small street opening into a little piazza. You might need to ask directions if you can't locate it. Tickets had to be purchased in one building and we were sent to this house nearby. We found it to be very interesting setting out his... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I preferred his house near Torre de lago which I found more interesting. However, opera lovers will enjoy this small museum.

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Rijswijk, Holland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

A pity that you are not allowed to take pictures inside the museum. I refuse to buy a souvenir when I am not allowed to take photos. That's why I did not buy the little bronze statue of Puccini. The museum itself is worth visiting (there is no elevator, so you have to walk to the 2nd floor). It was... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Italy is crammed with monuments to the birth place or final resting place of so many illustrious writers, composers, artists and Puccini is just one of them. Well worth a visit. Tip; if you have time visit Torre del Largo, where Puccini lived and is buried

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

For a non-opera buff the concert was lovely. Several well known arias and the acoustics were fabulous. I also appreciated that concert wasn't too long.

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

i like seeing homes of this era. He was born there in 1858. Most of the furniture is original but an Empire Bed is a reproduction of the original. There are a few letters some music and costumes. It does not take a lot of time,. The displays are captioned in English as was as Italian. There are 12 rooms... More 

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

If you love Puccini's music then visiting his birthplace is a must. Do not miss the little "La Boheme" room in the attic. Visiting Puccini's birthplace and also his home in Torre del Lago is a wonderful experience. We were shown round by Simonetta, his grand daughter, in Torre del Lago, a wonderful lady!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This museum is houses in the rooms Puccini was born in and displays a number of interesting items including letters, musical scores, and personal effects. Allow from 30 to 60 minutes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is an interesting way to see the life of Puccini and if you can't get to an opera it serves as the next best thing.

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Accrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Much like Mozart's museum in Salzburg, this was Puccini's house. I'm not an avid fan of this type of music but the insight into one man's life in that era was very interesting. We went just as it opened around 10.00 am and we were the only people there for a time which gave us time to read all the... More 

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