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Museo Civico Medievale

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I criticized Sicily (Segesta) for appointing people without qualifications to fake positions. Well, the same seems to be true for this Museum in Bologna. When you come inside the Building you buy a Ticket and you go to the right. Before the first hall there's...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ParhamTD
Reviewed 20 January 2019

We visited this museum in the Palazzo Ghisilardi in January this year. It is not a huge museum, but it is worth a visit. The displays are exhibited over 3 floors, and it's possible to rent an audio guide, which is worthwhile. The funerary monuments...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 22 December 2018

Some wonderful medieval scuòlpture (the 13th and 14th century university professors and their students)ansd illuminated manuscriots of high quality

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marilyn a
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Very nice museum, the armoury was the most interesting part by far. With a price of only 5 euros for an adult, a great price for the items in exhibition. I entered in the early morning, had most rooms for myself, besides the guards constantly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

Wide range of exhibits - from armoury to porcelain; statues of prominent clergy to manuscripts. Not to be missed

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Eliza Q
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Always useful to be reminded how inventive medieval culture was. The use of many different materials is highlighted in the layout of this museum which groups artefacts by medium. Hence a room of stone sarcophagi, metal armour, maiolica pottery, Ivory carvings, brass objects. The museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank NileCrocodile
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Then wander in here. It’s conveniently located along a rather unexciting shopping street and, probably near your hotel. And if you can figure out the entrance, have patience with the monolingual, sweet but distracted ticket sellers, and tolerate the bemusing, poorly signed ramble of exhibits...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sig79
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Lots of interesting artifacts on display I loved the amazing Ladies shoes that were so high - like stilts they had to have 2 people either side of them to help them walk. Very helpful when you have floods in Venice!! Lots of exhibits on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DeniseLock
Reviewed 19 October 2018

This was a museum very much for those who like that kind of thing. Would not suit everyone but it was full of interesting items too numerous to mention.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank alexineberry
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Some say this is a small museum but it has 22 rooms over two floors, interesting artifacts from around the world including religious and medieval items, armory, weaponry and some lovely stain glass as well as pottery and statues. At €5 you also get entry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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