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It’s not every day that you can see a rare Stradivarius violin. With a ticket to Cremona’s Violin Museum, you can admire a number of these instruments crafted by Antonio Stradivari in the 17th century along with other historic instruments. Learn about the history and production of violins, as well as the techniques used by Cremona’s most famous master luthier to create his legendary instruments, with an audio guide.
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Maggi713 wrote a review Jul 2018
Baltimore, Maryland10,258 contributions966 helpful votes
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Max at the Academia Cremonensis recommended we stop and visit this shop. The shop, La Bottega dell’Archetto Lucchi, was opened in 1971 by the late Giovanni Lucchi, who was a musician and master bow maker. It is currently operated by his daughter, Marta. Marta gave us such an
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Date of experience: April 2018
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RogervS wrote a review Apr 2018
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom14 contributions9 helpful votes
Marta, the daughter of the master bow-maker Lucchi is happy to talk about bow-making and violin-making to any visitor to the shop who shows an interest. No purchase is necessary or expected, But we were were so impressed with her enthusiasm for perpetuating the craft of
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Date of experience: April 2018
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Max L wrote a review Oct 2015
Bellevue, Washington18 contributions4 helpful votes
After visiting the violin museum, I decided to visit this bow maker due to the great reviews it received and boy this experience became one of the highlights of my stay in Cremona. The bow shop is now run by master Lucchi's daughter, I think her name is Maria. We spent a lot of
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Date of experience: October 2015
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Antonietta H wrote a review Oct 2015
Winters, California28 contributions13 helpful votes
Marta, the daughter of bow making master Lucchi, was very informative and enthusiastic about the work that her father did. We also learned of the efforts to maintain the quality of the bow making. Highly recommend stopping here.
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Date of experience: October 2015
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Sandra V wrote a review Oct 2015
Marietta, Georgia8 contributions4 helpful votes
This little shop is definitely worth a visit if you're interested in violins. The shop specializes in bows, and the owner, who is the daughter of the late Maestro Giovanni Lucchi, will tell you all about her father's art: crafting bows for string instruments. She allowed my
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Date of experience: October 2015
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