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Museo della Cattedrale

Address: Via San Romano, 1, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0532 244949
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Ranked #14 of 69 things to do in Ferrara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious sites, Architectural buildings, Art museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious sites, Architectural buildings, Art museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Good contents with some exceptional pieces of sculpture. Not too big to wear you out. Fantastic toilets!!!

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Loved seeing the stone carvings from the cathedral up close. The white madonna is gorgeous and the Tura paintings are stunning.

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chappaqua ny
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Beautiful small collection of tapestries paintings sculpture and amazing collection of cathedral music books

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Rome, Italy
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I went in expecting chalices etc but was pleasantly surpised. They had beautiful 13th century carvings from the wallsof the cathedral , showing the seasons, Huge illuminated Psalm books from 12th century, and a stunning Madonna and child by Jacobo della Quercia, which looked as perfect as anything could be. This small museum was the best of a number of... More 

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Florence, Italy
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362 reviews 362 reviews
111 attraction reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The museum is housed since 2000 in the former convent of San Romano, very close to the Cathedral, separated from it only by Piazza Trento e Trieste. Its fame is mainly linked to three masterpieces: the painting of "St. George and the Dragon", which gives an adequate idea of the original style of the Ferrarese painter Cosmé Tura; the "Madonna... More 

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cambridge uk
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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

This museum is a good place to go when you have an odd hour in the historical centre and has several good early Renaissance works. One that stands out for me is the Maddonna Della Melagrana by Jacopo Della Quercia.

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Peaks Island, Maine
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84 reviews 84 reviews
32 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

This is a small Museo located across the the church where you fi d medieval and renaissance belongings of the church. The room of tapestries took my breath away......again as I have found in this wonderful town you can get right up close and examine closely the detail of each stitch.....I rate it as better than the ones in the... More 

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New York City, New York
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Statues, manuscripts (large enough to examine), paintings, tapestries, metalwork in a comfortable setting. Little known work that should be well known. In a former church and cloister.

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New York City, New York
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121 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Beautiful, little-known objects ranging from gigantic tapestries to exquisite small sculptures, large illuminated manuscripts, big statues, impressive paintings..... and it's not so big that it will tire you out.

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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164 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Across the street from the Duomo is a small museum with some first class tapestries and medieval art, a room with gold-leafed books of music scored by the monks, and the "white" Madonna and Child.

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