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Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

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Address: Piazza dei Miracoli, 20126, Pisa, Italy
Phone Number: 050-560-547
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This museum houses significant artwork from the Romanesque Cathedral, which...

This museum houses significant artwork from the Romanesque Cathedral, which was built in the early 12th century.

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Worth a visit. You wander around and mostly see the burial urns and frescoes on the walls. Cool on a hot day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

I thought this museum stored the frescos from the Campo Santo buildings while they were being restored from the fire of World War II. There were line drawings on the walls in this ultra modern [inside] of the old building, but once I realized the frescos with colors were still on the walls of the other building, I couldn't leave... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We got here in the afternoon and there were no tickets left to see the museum. We were able to walk the grounds and take all the famous photos with the Leaning Tower. We both decided Pisa was off our bucket list and no need to return.

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Oleksandriya, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

It’s one of those museums where every exhibit has its own story, so you have to visit this place preferably with an experienced guide, he/she can tell you about each of them in detail. Hall of treasures is truly unforgettable place, it makes an fantastic impression on people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This now is one of the top 5 in the city. All of the best of the Duomo has been removed and placed in this museum, Bright, clean and modern,. Includes many original Michelangelo and Donatello, Incredible.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

There is not a great deal to see here. If one is on a tight schedule than this can be given a skip. We stood in the queue to enter and were taken aback a little!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

This is part of the cathedral visit. The statues are quite interesting but. You have to stand in a long queue for up to 30 minutes to climb to the top of the wall. They only allow a couple of dozen people through at any one time so you may have to wait a long while to get to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Worth a visit. You wander around and mostly see the burial urns and frescoes on the walls. Cool on a hot day.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It's an average museum with videos about the issues of the Pisa tower and some models of the structure of the tower which Is meant to provide some insight about the place though I am sure you can get a better insight from a good guide book or the internet.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

Aftet the Big 3 ( Tower, Duomo, Battistero ), this the fourth attraction that will consume your time in the Square of miracles. My guess is that you would have come to Pisa after visiting the Rome or Florence museums. If that is the case, you can easily give this one a skip as you already would have visited the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

It is part of the area that includes the famous tower but unfortunately it was closed for restoration. I am not even sure we would have gone in unless it was part of the 50 euro we already paid for other attractions here - the prices are a bit steep compared to other attractions in Italy or Europe

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