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Domus Romana

Via Cesare Battisti 15, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Very interesting tour especially for history Buffs

Our group visited this Roman house and were guided through the tour by the owner who speaks quite... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
Sandy F
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Sequim, Washington, United States
Highlight of our visit to Lucca!

Lucca is such a beautiful place to visit, but our visit to Domus Romana Lucca made our visit so... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2017
Jeanette73
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Cairns Region, Australia
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“roman house” (10 reviews)
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Via Cesare Battisti 15, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Our group visited this Roman house and were guided through the tour by the owner who speaks quite good English. It was fascinating to see what they discovered under their house when they begin excavating to expand the restaurant upstairs. It gives a great glimpse...More

1  Thank Sandy F
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

Lucca is such a beautiful place to visit, but our visit to Domus Romana Lucca made our visit so much more meaningful. We came away from our visit with such an enhanced level of understanding of the history of this city. This is an experience...More

3  Thank Jeanette73
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Greeted by Simona upon our arrival we paid the tariff and enjoyed a ten minute film describing Lucca’s past. Upon the films conclusion we were expecting to be turned loose on our own. Surprise # 1 was an offer from Simona to serve as our...More

1  Thank Jim H
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

There isn't a lot to see in the museum, but the introductory video is good, the information display boards are good, and the curator tells a great story about the city based on what they have found here. It is, as others have said, primarily...More

1  Thank M1DXB
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

a tiny excavation but perfectly shown. the first thing to do is watch the film on the archaeology of the dig. the visit only takes about twenty minutes and is not aimed at the casual visitor looking for some thing spectacular but great for lovers...More

1  Thank teri s
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

I can only echo the comments made by other reviewers: this is a lovely little museum, and offers a fascinating insight into the Roman history of Lucca. Agreed there is not a huge amount to see and you have to use your imagination, but the...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic explanation by the owner of the museum, who us a conservation architect, about the house, the three main periods of Lucca's development and a broad history of Lucca.

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Reviewed August 19, 2017

We visited this site last week and were stunned, not so much by the site itself, which has been well described by other reviewers, but by the story of its discovery and the extraordinary commitment of the owners. Trying to enlarge the space for their...More

3  Thank Judith H
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

This small, private archaeological museum/site is worth seeing if only to support this type of work. The 8 minute film is informative and the mix of Roman, medieval, and renaissance structure is fascinating. It's a nice way to get out of the Tuscan sun, but...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2017

this is a museum of the remains of a Roman House from 1BC. That's 2016 years ago. It was discovered during a city maintenance project about 15 feet under the street. You enter an old house and from then on everything you see relates back...More

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