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Museo delle Sinopie

Open today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Not as interesting as the other buildings.

This museum is included in the museum combo package, but it is not as interesting as the other... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2013
of interest to painters?!

I would not particularly recommend as it was of little interest to me, but if you are interested in... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2013
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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 3 March 2014

Thank goodness We left this utter uninteresting dullness until last, otherwise we might have not bothered to see some of the other fantastic parts of the combined ticket combo. Literally in here for 6 mins nothing of any interest even the clothing was mock ups...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank Christine E
Reviewed 28 January 2014 via mobile

I found this museum to be just awful. Maybe I was just tired, but I went to art school and fancy I have a fairly decent grasp of art history and a higher than normal patience for contemplating difficult work. This seemed to me just...More

2  Thank thornsolo
Reviewed 9 June 2013 via mobile

For the other attractions, incredible insight and gives a far better understanding of the other buildings. Thought the 3d presentation of the campo santo was amazing.

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank Foodfanatic65
Reviewed 28 May 2013

This museum is included in the museum combo package, but it is not as interesting as the other buildings. Can buy tickets here for all the museums and tower, so have a quick visit then spend time in the other buildings. Also note, there are...More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank juliamaud
Reviewed 29 January 2013

I would not particularly recommend as it was of little interest to me, but if you are interested in the restored paintings from the cemetary across from the duomo I suppose its worth going in. I paid the extra 1 euro on the ticket of...More

Date of experience: January 2013
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Reviewed 14 December 2012

This museum shows an interesting things for us like a wall paintings and old time costumes. Its just so fun to see the collections :)

Date of experience: August 2012
2  Thank Thia R
Reviewed 19 September 2012

I visited the museum because I got a ticket package but it was not all that, if you have time and you're already there then you might want to give it a quick visit, it's really small and the items on display are not very...More

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed 17 August 2012

I am glad they are preserving the frescoes but it was a bit too much for me, especially since you can see the same stuff still in place at the Camposanto, just across the way.

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed 15 April 2012

I actually enjoyed more the display of clothes from medieval times and others from Romeo and Juliet film . Also after a climb in the Tower of Pisa, the video show about the Tower and its many challenges over the years was much more appreciated...More

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank sierrab
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Many frescoes in the Campo Santo of the Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa were destroyed during WWII but many cartoons (initial drawings) were preserved and can be seen here.

1  Thank Dilemo
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