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Museo del Cinema di Catania

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
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Fantastic experience

Great displays of original cameras and projectors, inventive staging of film scenes, and an... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2019
Giorgio B
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Looks nothing from the outside, but is really cute and interesting on the inside.

We went to the museum next door (2nd World war in Sicily) and had just left when he heavens opened... read more

Reviewed May 16, 2019
Ginandtonicdarling
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Viale Africa Piazzale Rocco Chinnici | Centro Fieristico Culturale Le Ciminiere, 95129 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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+39 095 401 1928
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

Great displays of original cameras and projectors, inventive staging of film scenes, and an exceptional range if original film posters. My wife and I had a terrific experience. The guides know film history and love cinema. Local politicians should support this institution, but don’t ....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Giorgio B
Reviewed May 16, 2019

We went to the museum next door (2nd World war in Sicily) and had just left when he heavens opened and the rain was bouncing off the streets. I have to admit, it looks like it has closed down from the outside and the entrance...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ginandtonicdarling
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

1. No staff to give any information. 2. There was 5 people (staff) and none of them did not know a word of English. 3. No signs in English or any pointers.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ajda K
Reviewed September 12, 2018

This small but interesting museum was typical of Italians' attention to detail in design. While you didn't learn a great deal, the whole experience was a delight. Apart from anything else, the leather chairs in the little cinema were so comfy, I could have stayed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank DebbiS27
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

You can see the history about movies and Movie camera. and see the movie history in Catania .good visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jhenai
Reviewed May 6, 2018

This museum is in the same premises as the Sicily Landing Museum. A short walk from the city centre, only 5 minutes from the train station. Reasonable priced, doesn't take too long to visit (about 1/1.5 hour) and shows the evolution of cinema from the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Jorge C
Reviewed April 28, 2018

a good choice to spend like 1.5h indoors on a rainy or hot day. gives you a good general overview about movie making and reminds you on many great movies from the past. but don't expect too much as its rather a small film museum...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank grabem437
Reviewed October 15, 2017

We didn't know what will find us in there, but gave it a try and didn't regret it. At the begining we saw different kind of cine-projectors from the past and it was very interesting. The best was the old posters, the inside cinema with...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank szabinao2017
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Good museum to see old cameras, movie projectors etc. There is a short movie you can watch in Italiannwith English subtitles showing different movies. Very interesting and good place to spend some time. Loved the God father room.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Flaguy210
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

If you like cinema this is the place to go. Personal presentation, lots of stuff, rooms buildt as original movie (I loved the Godfather studio). I came to the complex only for the "museum of landing" and it was worth it to go there.

Date of experience: October 2016
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