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Museum of the Holy Shroud (Museo della Sindone)

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Better than the shroud cathedral

This museum is small but really well done. The shroud isn’t here but you can’t see it in it’s... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LynsFrostee
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London, United Kingdom
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Visit to a little iconic museum

Although not Catholic this little museum to the Holy Shroud was our main reason for coming to... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2019
Odgersalan
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Melbourne, Australia
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The museum shows a complete set of information about Shroud’s researches from ‘500 till now , gathering historical,scientific, devoutness and artistic aspects. A part of the museum presents scientific explorations of the shroud from 1898 to present...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is small but really well done. The shroud isn’t here but you can’t see it in it’s cathedral home anyway and I’d say this is the better option to visit of the two attraction. At this museum you will learn about the shroud...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You don’t get to see the shroud but a picture of the face is shown. Still a very nice place. Peaceful and some magnificent art work. I looked at the face of Christ and it has some sort of magical affect on you. I felt...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

Not worth visiting. It shows very poorly what everybody knows and has seen on television in a better version.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Although not Catholic this little museum to the Holy Shroud was our main reason for coming to Turin. An amazing living museum staffed by very helpful volunteers. The story and the research behind this holy icon was amazing. We found this to be a worthwhile...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

We always read about the history of the city or country visited before the actual arrival. Torino is a historical citta of Italia because it was the first capital when Italia united as a federation/united Italia in 1861 or thereabouts. It is a small city...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

In this museum, they do not display the actual shroud because it is so fragile, but there are several displays that show what it looks like. Even though forensic testing casts doubt about the authenticity of the shroud, it is still a revered relic that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank James C
Reviewed April 21, 2019

On Easter Sunday I visited il Museo della Sindone (museum of the Holy Shroud). The shroud is only a copy---the original is no longer on display. There is a lot to see here, including photographs, paintings, and, a 3-D reconstruction from the shroud. The tour...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Beverly Z
Reviewed January 10, 2019

The little church has amazing architecture and while it is famous for hosting the questionable shrine of Jesus, I think the reconstruction of the building itself is what is amazing. Before you enter, there is a video showing what happened during the fire and how...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cannuck1964
Reviewed November 16, 2018

No matter what you believe, this place is quite beautiful to visit, old artifacts are always fascinating. the Holy Shroud is is something to see, and get deep into the history if you with to do so. You can walk viewing all the paintings, drawings,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

As the Shroud of Turin is no longer on display, we visited the museum instead where a replica is held. The place is run by volunteers & they were really lovely people. We were guided to a little theatre where we were shown a short...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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francis762018
June 4, 2018|
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Response from R_Choiniere | Reviewed this property |
Go to shroud web site a simple search will get you there
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jamesdibari
March 13, 2018|
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Response from N8890IJsteveb | Reviewed this property |
According to the church, the shroud is only displayed when the pope visits or a very rare agreed time, to be honest I don't think its advertised which is why I was disappointed to find it covered up. If you are lucky enough... More
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August 2, 2017|
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Response from andiamokk | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I was out of town w no internet and no phone! Vacay! The real shroud is only available every 25 years. But the museum is fantastic and worth it
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