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Archiepiscopal Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Archiepiscopal Museum and the Chapel of St. Andrew The Archbishop's Chapel of St. Andrew is guarded as a gemstone inside the Bishop's Palace. It was the private chapel of the bishops of Ravenna and it was built and decorated with mosaics from 494...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Arcivescovado, 48121, Ravenna, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has 2 interesting items. As you will probably have a combined ticket, which icludes entry to this museum, you might as well pop in and have a (quick) look at them. The one item is an ivory throne for emperor Maximilian. The other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank albertv1527
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sixt best of the entire Ravenna trip, included in the combination ticket for San Vitale, Galla Placidia, Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, and Battisterio Neoniano. The museum also includes an amazing mosaic studded chapel.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Profleer
Reviewed July 5, 2019

The main reason to visit is to see the mosaics of St Andrew. This is on one of the upper floors and is terrific.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed July 3, 2019

The museum is fascinating with Roman tomb stones in perfect condition because they were used as flooring upside down giving us the relics in good condition

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank alan548
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

This was our last stop of the day. We were in awe of everything we had seen plus tired and almost skipped this stop. Glad we did not. The ivory chair was unbelievable and then you look up in another room and you are right...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank bartleycrc
Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

This was our first stop in Ravenna. It was interesting to various artifacts from previously closed churches in Ravenna. Also inside is the Cappella di Sant'Andrea - which is beautiful and one of the UNESCO sites.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019

This museum behind the cathedral holds a wealth of church treasures from the area. Tombs, statues, vestments, silver, gold , paintings and three treasures of interest found nowhere else. First the bishop’s throne constructed of ivory panels with biblical themes, second the Easter calendar from...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Victoria L
Reviewed April 29, 2019

This museum is small enough to allow for a full tour of the collection without getting exhausted. The chapel's mosaics are a big draw, but so is the very early Christian bishop's throne, made of carved ivory. There is also a fascinating early calendar -...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lucie M
Reviewed April 1, 2019

Worth it for the throne and chapel. I love Ravenna and mosaics so maybe I’m biased. I’ve never been to a disappointing attraction here but the competition is great in this small town.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Liz S
Reviewed March 3, 2019

The place itself is beautiful but the two wonders I just mentioned in the title are what you're looking at and for: takes a good hour to fully appreciate both wonders (ticket price included in the Ravena museum card)

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stéphane L
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