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Museo Villa Puccini

Viale Giacomo Puccini 266, 55049 Torre del Lago Puccini, Italy
+39 0584 341445
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Fascinating place

The audio guide is excellent, and the house is pretty well as it was when the great man lived... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Leicesterdavid
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Leicester
Know where the buzzer is!

We visited in October but had checked the opening times and when we found the gates locked we... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Ann371
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Totnes, United Kingdom
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Viale Giacomo Puccini 266, 55049 Torre del Lago Puccini, Italy
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

The audio guide is excellent, and the house is pretty well as it was when the great man lived there. (They're working on opening the upper floor in due course.) You can see his death mask, his hunting guns, his pianos and lots of period...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We visited in October but had checked the opening times and when we found the gates locked we didn't know what to think. Eventually my husband noticed a buzzer, 6ft high to the left of the gate, we buzzed, someone came and the tour began....More

Thank Ann371
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed an excellent little trip to Puccini's Villa although the lake is very disappointing. The festival was on but with an 11 year old we felt a 21:15 start was too late. I was disappointed but my wife knows best! The villa has an...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Being a big Puccini fan I just had to visit!! Interesting to see where the great man lived and also to see some memorabilia.

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

It is one of the places that Puccini loved more, and one of those where the "maestro" spent more time. If you like his operas this is the place to enjoy the places where he got inspiration. And the lake of Massaciuccoli is really an...More

1  Thank Vittore P
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

This was a highlight of our time in Tuscany, a little gem of a museum in the house where Puccini composed most of his major works, including La boheme, Tosca and Madama Butterfly. All of the artifacts are original, the piano on which he worked...More

2  Thank noel k
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

The place is unique, filled in with an atmosphere, and priceless artefacts. Unfortunately, becomes less valuable, when you've got no clue what's behind it! When you go to a museum, you look for an additional information! More than just an arid printout!!!!!! They couldn't answer...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Extremely well kept villa belonging to Puccini. Many original features and belongings are on show, as well as Puccini's grave, personal piano and hunting gear! It's a must-see for anyone in the area who's interested in music. You won't be disappointed! It's a small shame...More

1  Thank Monty_Verdi
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A lot of thought and effort has gone into the villa. Even if you are not interested in opera it is worth a visit.

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Reviewed 16 August 2016

None shall sleep - unless more visitors come to see the ground floor of the maestro's home-because the Trust needs more funds to renovate the bedrooms!! This is a charming house filled with a cornucopia of Puccini's personal effects.Overlooking the gorgeous lake,Torre del Lago clearly...More

1  Thank mary v
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Scampj33
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Response from adrianyyz | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe it is, and would doubt it, as it is a working museum. However, it is a very small venue, so assuming your wedding was quite small, I don't see why you couldn't make special arrangements with the patron... More
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