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Museo Giuseppe Verdi

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Nice place for a pitstop, but not a must see attraction.

If you happen to be in the area (we stopped in Busseto on a quiet Sunday for lunch) and have a... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
chicago90Phoenix
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This empty "museum" is a total scam !

Save 9€ / person and do NOT visit this museum: empty rooms, poor quality photographs of 19th... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Philippe_et_Francois
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Via Ferdinando Provesi 35, 43011, Busseto, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Save 9€ / person and do NOT visit this museum: empty rooms, poor quality photographs of 19th century pictures whose subjects are faintly related to Verdi's operas hanging on the walls, some commonplace costumes of late 20th century stagings of some operas. Not a single...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Philippe_et_Francois
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

If you are trying to learn about Verdi the person this is not the place to go. The museum is set in a villa and contains 15 rooms each emphasizing an opera with painted walls showing the period the opera was set in. Except for...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Michael M
Reviewed May 1, 2019

The Giuseppe Verdi National Museum is located in Busseto. It is housed in the rooms of the Renaissance Villa Pallavicino and proposes a historical journey based on the composer's 27 masterpieces.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank H9489RPdaniele
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This villa contains set designs for all his operas, each room representing an opera.The audio guide is very informative as to what was going on in his life and the influences for the time when the respective works were written. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank vignettehol
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

How can this possibly be called as a "National Museum of Verdi"? There is NOTHING really connected to Verdi apart from the names of the operas he composed and the sound of his music: no scores, letters, texts, no analysis of the works, only!!! poor...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank nellyDubai
Reviewed October 11, 2017

A marvellous mixture of paintings themed to suit the operas being described in the the appropriate rooms plus a sprinkling of costumes worn by famous singers during the relevant operas. The location is beautiful and there is a relatively well stocked souvenir shop.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

This museum traces Verdi's life and times, by giving the political and historical context of his operas, from the first to last, across more than 20 exhibition rooms, filled with art works and costumes from various modern productions, with extracts from the operas played through...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Douglas N
Reviewed May 26, 2017

We are fans of Verdi as well as musicians so it had a special meaning to us. Next door to the birth home is the church where Verdi learned to play the organ and should also be visited. If you are in the area, I...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank basilpesto2016
Reviewed May 24, 2017

If you happen to be in the area (we stopped in Busseto on a quiet Sunday for lunch) and have a little free time, I would recommend a pitstop. You have to be a true blue classical music fan to sincerely appreciate this property. It...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank chicago90Phoenix
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Mainly a multi-media of projections and recordings, not of artifacts or tangible memorabilia of Verdi. I felt "tricked" a bit. Could be interesting if one has had no exposure to opera or Verdi and is a neophyte to the medium.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Stephen W
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