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Spent a couple of hours looking round this place. It is not open very often and not until 4- 0... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
meg w
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the ultimate temple of Papier Machè Art

This is the place where the famous carnival floats of Viareggio are made. Its a special place as... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours looking round this place. It is not open very often and not until 4- 0' clock in the afternoon so visit needs careful planning. The staff were extremely helpful and tried to explain in limited English the exhibits there. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank meg w
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is the place where the famous carnival floats of Viareggio are made. Its a special place as one can feel and breath the real world of Viareggio carnival. There are 16 warehouses where the local "carristi" (papier mache masters) build their magic floats. there...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Sharing this as we were disappointed since we didn't check opening times ahead of our trip and it was closed. As a previous reviewer has commented, they are really difficult to find. The website is poor. This review is for caution only and not as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place this is!! So underated. So much to see & do! Not over expensive & definitely off the tourist guide! Easy to get to, train from treviso appro 40mins. Be aware train timetable if it reads non Circular it means that that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Interesting museum. Opening hours are hard to find. Open as follows: The Carnival Museum and the Carnevalotto Museum of Contemporary Art can be visited at the following times WINTER TIME 10 September - June Saturday and Sunday from 16:00 to 19 SPECIAL OPENINGS Sundays and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 9, 2018

This is a great, fun, place especially for people who have attended a Carnevale masked parade. Often, at least during Carnevale season, at least a few hanger doors are open so you can peek in at the floats. The museum is definitely worth a look....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

I came to Viareggio specifically for carnival in Feb 2017. The citadels a was a must see destination to see the home of the floats and artists studios...they tend to be open morning and afternoons but shut during siesta times midday-2pm...it was hard to find...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Angelawotzername
Reviewed July 6, 2017

Only open Saturday and Sunday morning when we visited. Take the number 22 bus to the Cittadella to avoid a long walk. We were the only visitors, you have walk the full length of the compound to find the entrance and ticket office. Tells the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Brian440
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

If you are in the area during February then do not miss. It is incredible. A really great atmosphere and great fun for all ages. Book tickets online for best deals and to avoid queues. We will definitely be back!!

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

It's my 7th time to the citadella and its always an amazing experions. the place is great and all the people who work and do the floats for the carnival are very nice. A must see in Viareggio for the people that like carnival but...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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