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Museo delle Sinopie

Piazza del Duomo, 56126, Pisa, Italy
+39 050 835011
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Bit boring

Not much to see . expo of an artist from the 60's, unknown to me. Some fresco's but again nothing... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2015
Marjolein C
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
via mobile
An Okay Museum with Entry Part of the Full Pisa Ticket

I visited here having paid for the full ticket. The museum was okay although staff a little abrupt... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2015
Shawn B
Brisbane, Australia
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Piazza del Duomo, 56126, Pisa, Italy
+39 050 835011
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Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Not much to see . expo of an artist from the 60's, unknown to me. Some fresco's but again nothing special. Film on the tower is nice but you see this when buying your ticket. Don't bother..

Thank Marjolein C
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I visited here having paid for the full ticket. The museum was okay although staff a little abrupt. Lots of murals (some were interesting) and other exhibits on display however in my opinion, nothing entirely noteworthy but a good excuse to get away from the...More

Thank Shawn B
Reviewed 5 April 2015

This museum has the luxury of being meters away from one of the most famous monuments in the world. We unfortunately did not have the chance to experience because the staff was so rude we chose to leave. We watched the video in the lobby...More

Thank Kimboni
Reviewed 13 January 2015

The guidebooks (and also the captions in the museum) tell us that the "sinopie" herein (ie, the sketches of the frescoes then executed in the near "Camposanto") are a leading document on ancient fresco techniques. Don't want to dispute this statement; just I would point...More

1  Thank Brun066
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Wickedly cool art statues and frescoes. Nice calm place without all the people to sit and admire the simple pieces.

1  Thank Sandi N
Reviewed 23 October 2014

I have been here before: One day I hope to go again. There are two informative audio-visual exhibits on the ground floor as others have commented, helpful for anyone who wants to know more about the leaning tower and other buildings. However, the sinope are...More

2  Thank M0andCo
Reviewed 26 August 2014

The fresco sketches in this interesting museum aren't immediately impressive but give them some time and concentration and they will reward your attention. They give a behind the scenes look into the way Medieval and Renaissance masters composed their frescoes, sometimes with painstaking detail, sometimes...More

4  Thank Sketcher2014
Reviewed 10 June 2014

After visiting the tower and the cathedral, we wanted to visit the museum, when asking the desk clerk about what admission to the museum covered (I wasn't sure how many galleries there were) she was exceptionally rude and patronizing due to my poor italian. The...More

1  Thank Chrysta C
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Vinnyandbabs below saw much more than we did. My wife's feet were hurting so we did not go upstairs; perhaps the good bits were up there but the ground floor was boring unless you are specifically interested in restoration of frescoes. But it only costs...More

1  Thank AnotherEngineer
Reviewed 25 May 2014

The exhibition here is much less than its vibrant neighbour sites, so do not expect the same awe factor. However, having visited the Camposanto before (which I truly recommend!), I appreciated the synopie much more, and the history of how they were unearthed. I still...More

3  Thank Ice_D_8
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