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Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

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Address: Piazza del Duomo, 9, 50122, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 055 230 2885
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For preservation purposes, many significant works have been moved from the...

For preservation purposes, many significant works have been moved from the Duomo to this nearby museum.

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Great museum visit

I thought this museum was very well detailed with pieces. I was surprised how empty it was given that you could get in here as part of the pass. I did accidentally do things out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I thought this museum was very well detailed with pieces. I was surprised how empty it was given that you could get in here as part of the pass. I did accidentally do things out of order, but it did not matter. I thought it was interesting that there is a machine in the museum so that you can get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had already gone to mass, been up the Campinile, and into the baptistery before coming here. I wish I had done it backwards because this museum gives you all of the context to what makes the Duomo so interesting. I really wish I had the knowledge first and really appreciated what I was seeing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Part of the all access pass you can buy in the Duomo gift shop basement. This is an incredible museum. The main thing I would tell you is give yourself time! Oh, and eat first! The pass is not a multiple entry deal. Once in once out. And there is ALOT to absorb. original pieces, a reconstruction of the original... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rather than spending all of your time in a line to get into the Duomo, to climb to the top or to try to view the Baptistry doors, visit this museum. It's included in your Duomo visit. It's air conditioned. It includes the actual statuary and door panels that are replicated on the Duomo. Also, the Michelangelo Pieta - his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Soooo many people stand in line for hours to see replicas of what is in this museum and with virtually no line! Each room has a more breathtaking exhibit than the last. My favorites of course were Mary Magdalene and the Piete that Michelangelo tried to destroy. (Thank you whoever realized its importance and reassembled it!!) This is a stunning... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum was recommended by a friend and we were so glad to have visited it! It has a stunning collection of all the art works and sculptures and also has the original Bronze doors from the Baptistry! A must visiit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum has the original doors of the Baptistery along with a lot of the original facade of the Duomo that is no longer on the church themselves. Its part of the Firenze card as well which is a huge plus if you plan to see a lot in Florence.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visit for the layout/building/museum - enjoy the artwork on top of it. I'm extremely impressed with how they've built this museum specific for the artwork. It's a wonderful presentation, uses natural lighting in the main room showcasing the art from the church's facade that creates the most wonderful effect when clouds pass over the skylights. Enjoy the building, look at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A bright, clean, airy museum away from the mad crowds. It was a real pleasure to spend an hour or two here and see some of the original pieces from the Cathedral and the plans for the facade over the years. The short films were interesting too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful museum, with numerous hidden treasures. Firstly, there was no line-up to get in (although I had purchased timed tickets in advance). Secondly, tickets for the Duomo cupola, the 1000 year-old Bapistry and Campanale's tower can also be purchased at this same museum entrance. Museum holdings; the extraordinarily exquisite Ghiberti doors, originally designed for the Bapistry but... More 

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Duomo
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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