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Museo Civico Medievale

Via Alessandro Manzoni 4, 40121 Bologna, Italy
+39 051 219 3916
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  • Excellent48%
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Via Alessandro Manzoni 4, 40121 Bologna, Italy
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"audio guide"
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"great museum"
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"medieval history"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"illuminated manuscripts"
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"allow plenty of time"
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"diverse collection"
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"former palace"
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"worth a visit"
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"works of art"
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"weapons"
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"labelling"
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"concessions"
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"students"
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"euro"
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"interpretive"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lot of artifacts,especially medieval statues,nice weaponry collection,and impressive collection of colorful medieval books.

Thank Paulo P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is quite a large museum, but well worth a visit. It is full of artefacts from medieval Bologna/Italy. Some of the smaller artefacts in cases are particularly well presented and create a little understanding into past lives. The rooms have very helpful printed guides...More

Thank JeanChippenham
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited Bologna many times and have often visited the Palazzo Fava next door, but this was our first visit here. How we could have missed this gem of a museum before I do not know, but the quality of the displays and the...More

Thank gianlorenzo
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Visited April 14 to see the special exhibit called Emilia Romagna nel Medioevo and the rest of the museum. This exhibit ending June 2018 is only two rooms and that alone would not be worth the admission price. The exhibit theme is merely a timeline...More

Thank reneebe
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Lots of the treasures in this museum are familiar, but I’d never seen funerary sculptures for professors before: instead of the usual battles or religious scenes on the side of a sarcophagus, Bologna has a handful of characterful students struggling over the lessons, arguing with...More

Thank PhilKennedy
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Some quite interesting exhibits. Has a really atmosphere and it was not really busy. Some fascinating artifacts.

Thank David C
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

If you have grown tired of the crowds in Piazza Maggiore, come out of the square and head down the Via dell'Indipendenza; go past the Grand Hotel Majestic and take the turning on the left into Via Manzoni. The street is very quiet and just...More

1  Thank CalBristol
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is eas a former lawyers house, or palace, complete with the stumpy remains of one of the many iconic Bologna towers. The house is worth a visit in itself, but there are also many artefacts and weapons of interest. It helps to read up...More

Thank Mark L
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

This museum has many star exhibits. There are two problems. One is that the attendants outnumber the visitors. This allows them the luxury of oppressively following visitors around to make sure they dont misbehave, eg by deviating from the official route to go back and...More

1  Thank Hillcrest_8
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The museum has interesting artifacts on show, but the descriptions accompanying them are limited (especially for English speakers). I had the feeling there were very interesting stories to be told about Bologna’s rich history, sadly this museum tells none of them :( My advice: skip...More

Thank RobReist
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