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Museo Nazionale di Villa Guinigi

Via della Quarquonia, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 496033
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Quiet museum.

On the day we visited we practically had the place to ourselves. Maybe it's because people don't... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mary O
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Galway, Ireland
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Step inside and be surprised

Had been putting off going to this museum and not sure why but when I made the effort to attend I... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2017
SusanP196
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Victoria Australia
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One of the strangest sights in Lucca is this fifteenth-century home, with a battlement tower surmounted by oak trees whose roots have grown into the room below.
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  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Via della Quarquonia, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the day we visited we practically had the place to ourselves. Maybe it's because people don't have the time or that it's a bit away from the busy centre area, but this museum has a lot to offer. Combined ticket for here and Palazzo...More

Thank Mary O
Reviewed April 16, 2017

Had been putting off going to this museum and not sure why but when I made the effort to attend I was so pleasantly surprised. It had wonderful pieces of Lucchese life. Spent 2 hours wandering and could have stayed another hour. It is very...More

Thank SusanP196
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Wonderful collection but do not forget to peek into left side of garden. Unusually friendly staff. Wellmarked exhibits.

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Contains a full range of Lucca & Siena artifacts & art from the Roman through brilliant Bartolommeo. This museum opens at 8:30 AM so it is a perfect way to start your day.

Thank Constant_Discovery
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This was an interesting museum, with some very ancient artifacts and lots of Renaissance painting. It was a pleasant way to spend an hour or so.

Thank JackRussellTerrier
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Far too many people wrongly think of Lucca as a one night stop sort of place and then are overwhelmed with the challenge of what to do with far too little time and so many things to see. This splendid museum suffers a lot from...More

Thank NormBC
Reviewed September 30, 2016

After a visit to Palazzo Mansi, (both museums available on a combined ticket), which wasn’t as good as it could have been; we approached Villa Guinigi with a little apprehension. We need not have worried because our visit was perfect in every respect. The floors...More

Thank JandApe
Reviewed August 27, 2016

This is a relatively unknown and unappreciated museum containing a very interesting collection of art. The Gothic and Renaissance pieces are some of the best I have seen in Europe. If you overlook the few poorly displayed pieces, you will find your visit very well...More

Thank Joseph626
Reviewed May 31, 2016

we thought, with the exception of the church mockup, this was dire,. In particular the antiquities were very poorly presented. many lights not working in exhibit cases , the reconstruction of Etruscan pottery from a single fragment raises an eyebrow. The palazzo museum that is...More

Thank MarkDerbyshire
Reviewed May 17, 2016

The Etruscan and Roman artefacts are fascinating as are the Mediaeval pieces but the later religious items leave me cold; perhaps that's just me. Located in a rather vacant and strangely desolate part of Lucca. Not well presented or equipped for visitors - no cafe...More

Thank watsondt
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