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Museo delle Sinopie

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Not Quite Finished

Uncovered during the WW II bombings. It is a small museum and not sure that the number of... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
Michelle H
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Macon, Georgia
Very mixed feelings

If you are visiting the Camposanto and would enjoy to learn more about the frescos on the wall... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2016
MountVesuvius
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Destined to remain concealed beneath the finished work, the precious “sinopia” is the only graphic work that we still have of the early masters, for drawings on paper or parchment that have survived from way back in the Middle Ages are extremely...more
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Piazza del Duomo, 56126, Pisa, Italy
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Uncovered during the WW II bombings. It is a small museum and not sure that the number of interesting things really makes it worth the 5 Euro admission. The concept and role of the sinopia is interesting but maybe not worthy of a museum experience....More

2  Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 19 April 2016

If you are visiting the Camposanto and would enjoy to learn more about the frescos on the wall, then this museum is the perfect place to visit. It gives you an indepth history to the frescos and their survivial and preservation through the years. If...More

Thank MountVesuvius
Reviewed 24 February 2016

It is definitely a place to visit for connoisseurs of art; it contains a good collection of interesting exhibits of both modern and ancient art. Here you can easily spend a few hours looking and enjoying the genius of the human imagination.

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Reviewed 6 January 2016

Not the greatest museum in the world but still had some interesting things to see. But when on a tour of Pisa there isn't a lot of things to see over 3 hours.

Thank JimmyJackk
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

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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 Kimberly B
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
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