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I am a Puccini fan so this was a must for me and I wasn't disappointed, what a great museum. It has a lovely feeling, the staff are friendly and you can take photos. One of the highlights of our time in Lucca, worth a...More
If you know even the slightest about opera the Puccini Museum is not to be missed. It has been created in Puccini's home in the heart of Lucca and has some of the most interesting artifacts including costumes, original scores with hand written notes, etc....More
Unless you know and appreciate Puccini's work, you probably won't find much of interest here. Madame Butterfly gowns were spectacular and there is some interesting history tidbits. If you got a some time and you're in the area, it's probably worthwhile, but otherwise don't go...More
I would definitely recommend visiting the Puccini museum if one is in Lucca, for sure. For me, the highlights were some libretto drafts on which Puccini had written, a few handwritten notes, the piano on which Puccini composed Turandot, and a fabulous costume from a...More
Lucca was Puccini's birthplace and the museum traces his life in pictures as well as cataloguing his musical accomplishments. The exhibit also includes costumes from a Met production of Turandot and several other operas.
Granted this has very historical significance as the birthplace of Puccini and I certainly would say that, at the price, it is worth visiting. However it is very sparsely furnished and is more a museum to letters/music scores. Well routed tour with good audio but...More
Don't forget to buy your ticket across the square before you enter the museum. The museum itself is in the house where Puccini lived with his family. You can see letters, sheets of music written by Puccini of course, pictures. You will get a map...More
It is always a wonderful place to visit and re-visit. A very informative introduction to the Maestro and his operas. Periodically there are new additions made making it a place to visit again. And a room not to missed is the Turandot room with