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Museo dell'Opera dell Duomo

Piazza del Duomo 49, Prato, Italy
05-74-29339
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Ranked #7 of 25 Attractions in Prato
Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
Hours:
Mon 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wed - Fri 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thu - Sat 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Starting from the entrance, just to the left side of the cathedral's facade, is this chronologically organised collection of paintings from 1340 until the 1800s. The sequence of rooms includes the central area with climate control including the Fillipo Lippi masterpiece St Jerome and extends to the vaults with numerous frescos. There is an interesting cloister of which only the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

I thought this was just a small museum, until I went inside and there was room after room of historic artefacts, from 14th century illuminated books, artworks, Romanesque cloister, 9th century skeleton and tomb, frescoed vaults, and the original of the Donatello pulpit, the 'belt' gold container and original Lippi artwork (the ones in/on the Cathedral are copies).

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