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Museo dell'Opera del Duomo

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Beautiful religious art

Lots and lots of beautiful religious art. The crypt contains relics from the construction of the... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2019
phat_dawg_21
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Alpharetta, Georgia
Local cathedral museum

The museum, which like many other in Italy relates to the local cathedral has a great collection... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2019
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Vicenza, Italy
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

Lots and lots of beautiful religious art. The crypt contains relics from the construction of the Duomo. Entry is part of the 10 Euro combined ticket with several other museums on the piazza.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

The museum, which like many other in Italy relates to the local cathedral has a great collection. Inside were several Gothic altars, paintings, objects, and artifacts particularly interesting the altarpiece by Martini and the terracottas by Della Robbia.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

The day that we went to the museum we had to run back to get someone to turn on the lights. Surprisingly the person who came clapped her hands and the lights came on. It was like a commercial on TV. Anyway, we were the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

This museum was included in our 5 museum visit pass. The ground floor has what seem to be artifacts from the time the Duomo was built. When you go outside, pass through the courtyard and go up a flight of steps where you enter the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

At the museum sales desk I asked the lady; sharp features; for access to their toilet, urgently. I’m nearing 70. The hard and uncompromising reply was; no. Go to the Torre toilet. I explained that their toilet was closed as a result of limited access...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

We brought friends to view the spectacular Duomo in Orvieto and noticed that for an additional euro we could also visit this small museum tucked right behind the cathedral. That is a great deal so down the hill to the underside of the cathederal we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful frescoes and masterpiece works of art follow the story of the city and the cathedral. So many gorgeous paintings and sculptures and even mosaics to see. They even have a nice little bookstore and information center.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

The cost to tour the Duomo is currently 4 Euro; for 1 Euro more you can view this museum as well as several other worthwhile sites on the MODO circuit. When I was there two days ago an artist was setting up an exhibit in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

The museum (ticket included in of the MODO ticket) is definitely one of the places to visit in Orvieto. You can get up close and personal to many of the original statues from the facade of the Duomo as well as many other works of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

This museum had a number of interesting things to look at, such as the library with the reading monkey or the bronze of the angel fighting the dragon. To me, one icon is much like any other, and religious paintings do kind of merge into...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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