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Museo della Cattedrale

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Address: Via San Romano, 1, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0532 244949
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Small but important items

This museum is smallish, but has some important items in the way of illuminated manuscripts, sculptures and tapestries. Worth the visit- it is included in the museum card.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Statesville, North Carolina
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Statesville, North Carolina
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159 reviews 159 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

This museum is smallish, but has some important items in the way of illuminated manuscripts, sculptures and tapestries. Worth the visit- it is included in the museum card.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I was fashinated by the collection of cathedral music books, vintage 1500s, with beautiful decorations. Also some nice tapestries from 1500s, some small sculptures from 1200s, he white Madonna sculpture, and the beautiful Cosme Tura paintings. Notices wih explanations are both in Italian and English, and the little cloister (it is an old monastery) is charming. If you are visiting... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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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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29 reviews 29 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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