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Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

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Address: Piazza del Duomo 8, Siena, Italy
Phone Number: 0577-283-048
Description: Occupying part of Il Duomo's extension, this museum houses Pisano's...
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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Museo with a view

A spectacular museum situated in a magnificent city. This museum is a treasure trove of antiquity and is easily accessible to boot. When up to the Panorama level you're treated to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Museum admission was part of our Opa Si Plus ticket, so we toured it first after purchasing the tickets. Essentially, the museum is full of the original art that used to be in the church itself and has now been replaced with copies. The circular stained glass window and the carved she-wolf with Romulus and Remus were the most memorable.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Visit the museum as a part of my ticket to the dome. It was nice to see the museum but compared to the dome and the crypt I found it a bit disappointing. I would not have visit this place if I didn't have the combo ticket.

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Olney, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The museum itself is nice however to understand clearly what every thing is, you have to rent an iPad for which you needed to leave your passport or an id in addition to extra money. There should be signs explaining the pieces. As for the Panoramic view, we waited in line for about a half hour, which was not bad.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A spectacular museum situated in a magnificent city. This museum is a treasure trove of antiquity and is easily accessible to boot. When up to the Panorama level you're treated to breathtaking views of Siena - worth the walk & steps. A Siena must see...

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is not a review for the museum which was beautiful but our experience visiting the panorama. We traveled with a young baby who is only 3 month old. You can't take the stroller in so we carried him all the way up to see the panoramic view using a carrier. Only 30 people are allowed to go in each... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

As with most of the museums we visited in Umbria and Tuscany (Pisa, Cortona, Perugia, and Siena) we found ourselves almost alone in the museum's rooms. The art is amazing -- a room of Duccios, some Fra Angelico, and the original sculpture from the church.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This museum features numerous frescoes by artists of Siena. A particularly famous piece is Simone Martini’s Maesta (Virgin Mary in Majesty). Unless you are a culture vulture or history buff you may find this museum contains ‘more of the same’ as what you’ve already seen throughout Italy. It costs 8 euro alone, although most will be visiting as it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Very interesting and instructive museum. See the original Duomo works up close and personal (copies in the Duomo itself). Not to be missed!

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Cisano sul Neva, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Duccio di Boninsegna's Polittico is the point of the iceberg of this incredible museum. Absolutely to visit it and the XIII, XIV and XV'th century will have no secrets for you. Overwhelming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This museum is so very nice and we must visit it nearly every time we are in Siena. In addition to the wonderful artwork, the panoramic terrace reached by many steps is well worth the effort to see wonderful views of Siena.

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Address: Piazza del Duomo 8, Siena, Italy
Phone Number: 0577-283-048
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena

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