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The Music Museum of Bologna is home to the nine rooms of the exhibition, which illustrate about six centuries of the history of European music. There are over one hundred paintings of famous people from the music world, which are a part of the...more
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This museum was the highlight of our visit to Bologna, and we probably spent more than two hours here. Although the museum is not large, there is a huge collection of manuscripts, period instruments and portraits. Most of the exhibits are from the collection of...More
The museum is small, but the information and exhibits are interesting. The frescoes and paintings throughout the museum are made to look 3D. Original manuscripts of the Barber of Seville and others were most interesting.
This museum contains both rare manuscripts and instruments. The audio guide provides examples of the sounds of the instruments. It shows the amazing development of music in Bologna and puts into the context of the world of music. Quite an inspiring place.
I visited in November 2018. I found this museum good but not great - it's quite small and quick to visit. It isn't well explained in much English, so I think I made a mistake not paying extra for the English audio guide (though it...More
This was one of our favorite stops in Bologna. Housed in a beautiful Renaissance palazzo, a small but beautifully displayed collection of historic violins, flutes, keyboards as well as handwritten music manuscripts by Mozart, Rossini and other great composers. The audio guide is a must...More
Bologna seems to have a knack of preserving the old beautifully and yet using old buildings to good effect This is just another example. There’s so much to see and do in this city but this shouldn’t be overlooked
A small piece of Bologna's history as a music capital. Many interesting artifacts in here including original autographed manuscript of the Barber of Seville. Very interesting for a music lover, and worth a brief visit.