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Collezione dei Violini di Palazzo Comunale

Piazza del Comune 8, 26100 Cremona, Italy
+39 0372 407033
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The hidden treasures of Cremona

We were with two professional symphony violinists but drat, the museum was closed on Wednesday so... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2015
Harold J
Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
must see for violin lovers!

amazing collection - small but oh boy SPECIAL! Stradivarius, Amati, and more.... if you stroll in... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2014
Portland, Oregon
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24 Aug 2015
“The hidden treasures of Cremona”
18 Dec 2014
“must see for violin lovers!”
Piazza del Comune 8, 26100 Cremona, Italy
+39 0372 407033
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

We were with two professional symphony violinists but drat, the museum was closed on Wednesday so we headed towards the main Cathedral piazza where we saw a very friendly elderly gentleman and beautiful dog. We petted the dog and Alessandro instantly became our friend. All...More

3  Thank Harold J
Reviewed 19 December 2014

amazing collection - small but oh boy SPECIAL! Stradivarius, Amati, and more.... if you stroll in the Duomo square during spring and summer, you might get lucky and listen to the sound of these gems... live!! why? because they have a person in charge of...More

Thank DarzDarz
Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

This museum actually already changed place from near the Duomo to couple of meters further from the center. Extraordibary collection of violins not only by Stradivari but (looking nicer) violins manufactured by Amati family. Perfect to see violin manufacturers tools but also listen to commentaries...More

2  Thank Darek_Swidnica
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Cremona the city of three T's, Torre ( Tower ) , Tetti ( Roofs) and Tortelini ( kind of pasta) and the House of Strasdivari above all the best known hand craft artist for its remarkable work on perfection of violins. I was there on...More

1  Thank MIRATIRANA2014
Reviewed 3 November 2013

What a wonderful, modern, tribute to the violin. We had explanations of how some of the famous violin makers got started and what their techniques were, although no one knows all their secrets. Beautiful instruments to view. We had a performance where an expert violinist...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 15 October 2013

At the start you have an interactive guide which comes on automatically as you walk around the collection -starting with the history of the violin and how they are made, followed by a beautiful collection of instruments. An exciting feature is the posibility to listen...More

1  Thank JerryJuanlesPins
Reviewed 18 March 2013

No one in the Tourist Info office spoke English and could explain where to buy the tickets (in a cafe). No signage to direct you to the location of the museum. Very frustrating and time comsuming to find this small collection!!!

2  Thank jsworld
Reviewed 1 April 2012

I like the idea of visiting the Violins Museum and to have someone to play the violins. The violins were from Stradivari, Amati and Guarnieri. All the very best

3  Thank Alida_P_11
Reviewed 17 January 2012

We were invited to visit the place and we had one of the most beautiful experiences from our life. It was a great feeling to see all those violins, carring hundreds of years of history in their music:) I am happy we got the chance...More

3  Thank Mariana2322
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