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Address: Corte S. Lorenzo, 9 | Biglietteria, Piazza Cittadella 5, 55100, Lucca, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0583 584028
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The house where Giacomo Puccini was born in 1858 is now a museum, which...

The house where Giacomo Puccini was born in 1858 is now a museum, which houses portraits, scores, sketches and other memorabilia related to this famous composer's life and career.

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The museum is in the house where Puccini was born and raised. Well done with many interesting details and original documents. Tickets are available across the street and are 7... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is in the house where Puccini was born and raised. Well done with many interesting details and original documents. Tickets are available across the street and are 7 euro. Discounts for the young, old and groups. The museum is on the second floor (3 sets of stairs) and there is no elevator. Worth seeing if you love his... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This relatively small museum holds a fascinating collection of memorabilia of the life and compositions of Giacomo Puccini. There are many photographs as well as original notes on the composers manuscripts. This would have to be a must for serious music students and music lovers.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like opera then I would recommend it but otherwise there probably won't be a huge amount for you here.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The house Puccini was born in and lived there until aged 22 has recently been renovated. His piano is there and the house has been refurbished in the style of the period. For 15 euros we had a lovely tour of the house with a charming English interpreter. This included a mini opera which lasted for nearly an hour and... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

A nice, modest museum dedicated to the life of Puccini, with friendly staff, and a reasonable entry price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Wonderful restoration of Puccini's birthplace. It houses original sheet music, handwritten compositions of Puccini. Also, retired costumes and programs of opening operas. A room houses his original desk and samples of sheet music where he actually worked to compose. Truly a thrill to take this little tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

What a beautiful job the curators have done in creating the atmosphere that Puccini has just left the building. So many of his compositions and letters are displayed and period furniture including a piano he had. Knowledgeable staff adds value to the experience. Gift shop has some memorable items.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

As we toured around the ancient walled city of Lucca we felt we could not leave without learning more about the great Puccini. We are not into opera but to find ourselves in the birthplace of one of the true masters of the art....... We ended up spending an hour and a half and learned so much about this very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

A lovely view into Puccini's world. Well presented and informative with helpful staff and beautiful items from his era.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The museum is open daily in summer from 10 am in an old building with no lift up many flights of stairs. There is supposed to be a hoist for wheel chairs but as the former Puccini flat is not all on one level this would be a problems with two rooms including the former kitchen being at a lower... More 

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