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Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

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Worth seeing along with the Duomo

Opposite the Duomo,the museum is well laid out and of a manageable size.Loads of sculpture and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chrisv5101
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Visit as part of Cathedral tour

Choose the all access ticket for the cathedral and the museum is included. And you must enter the... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2018
Reagan10
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Conroe, Texas
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Occupying part of Il Duomo's extension, this museum houses Pisano's original statues from the building's façade and a fine array of panels, including works by Simone Martini, Pietro Lorenzetti and Sano di Pietro.
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Piazza del Duomo 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Opposite the Duomo,the museum is well laid out and of a manageable size.Loads of sculpture and paintings.The Maesta painting is beautiful.Visting Siena in the off season has a lot to be said for it.Much less crowded and the museum was virtually empty.If like me you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Choose the all access ticket for the cathedral and the museum is included. And you must enter the museum in order to visit the facia climb to the top! Very good collection of statues that used to be attached to the ornate columns inside the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Reagan10
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Just adjacent to the Duomo this museum contains much of the cathedral’s original art housed on two floors filled with noteworthy art. There is also a chance to go up on the high wall for a spectacular view down on all of Siena.Well worth the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank James H
Reviewed October 4, 2018

An museum filled with impressive artwork and artifacts. Definitely adds to the experience which is Siena.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The museum is one of the oldest private museums in the country, founded in 1869. There are many great works and artefacts on display here, mostly from the Cathedral and other churches of the city. It is a very interesting collection, with several masterpieces, like...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Worth visiting the panorama view. Took a little wait but worth it. Cathedral is stunning too. Buy the full 15E ticket otherwise you miss the good parts.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank heyabort
Reviewed September 7, 2018

There was a long que in an unsheltered area. We didn't want to do the climb as we seen the views of Siena from the panorama. If you only want to see the museum element I'd maybe skip it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 626eil
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We queued for about 30 minutes which is quick. They let in about 28 at a time so depends on the line up. After the panorama we looked at the museum. Not a huge fan of religious items with relics inside however the collection is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rodneyc692
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth purchasing the Opa Si Pass for 15€. It gives you entrance to 5 of the major attractions. Make sure you get to the Museo early to avoid waiting in line to reach the top of the panoramic view station. Only 28 per time...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Seascottie
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Honestly, it was a very long wait just to take in the views awaiting one after a long climb up a winding flight of stairs. If you have the time, you might consider it, but there are other sites more worthy.

Date of experience: July 2018
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