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Address: Palazzo Pomarici | Via San Giacomo, 751000, Matera, Italy
Phone Number: 366 9357768
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The Sassi in Matera (Basilicata)

Beautiful city. The old part (the Sassi) is very authentic and well taken care off with nice streets, a mustsee museum MUSMA, the Piazza San Pietro with the magnificent little... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Vera S
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Leuven, Belgium
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Leuven, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful city. The old part (the Sassi) is very authentic and well taken care off with nice streets, a mustsee museum MUSMA, the Piazza San Pietro with the magnificent little church... Will be European Cultural Capital in 2019

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This was a highlight of the trip. The works of sculpture are modern and diverse located in various caves. What a wonderful museum. If you have interest in modern scut pure this is a must. Very highly recommended

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Cardiff
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

A range of modern art displayed throughout an old Materan property and the caves, formerly used for making and storing wine. Some of the art is more interesting than other but a number of pieces really suited the curation in the caves. Some of the house itself is either under repair or in need of, but it is an interesting... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

One of the several attractions of Matera, it will not take more than 1 hour to visit the entire modern art collection. I suggest this attraction only to those really interested in modern art, as are displayed mainly niche artists

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

The museum itself was even more interesting than the art! Contemporary scultpture in an ancient place.

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North Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

I visited this museum, not for the sculpture/artwork, but to see the building. There are (I think) seven caves, as well as an architecturally interesting Palazzo built on top of it. It also had a good bookstore.

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Hillegom, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We've been in this museum during a visit to this fantastic town. Modern art sculptures in the cellar of a palace. The cellar is made of caves in the mountain. Try to visit this one during your stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

This is fabulous for walking through the palazzo and caves which house the collection. Very classy setting and sculptural works. Well worth taking the time to wander through the galleries both upstairs and in the cave basement. Reasonable entrance fee as well.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We visited towards the end of the season. Despite it being a day of rain in Matera, we were the only visitors, which was lovely for us but means that many are missing out on a great experience. The setting is special, being set in the caves for which Matera is famous, but the collection would be impressive regardless of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is a palace converted into a museum and is really nice. The reception has leaflets which are informative as you go around the place. Has lovely art exhibits and installations in each cave and this is changed every 6 months.

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