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Domus Romana

Via Cesare Battisti 15, 55100, Lucca, Italy
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Five Star Experience For One Star Price

Greeted by Simona upon our arrival we paid the tariff and enjoyed a ten minute film describing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim H
A real insight into the Roman history of Lucca

There isn't a lot to see in the museum, but the introductory video is good, the information display... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
M1DXB
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Greeted by Simona upon our arrival we paid the tariff and enjoyed a ten minute film describing Lucca’s past. Upon the films conclusion we were expecting to be turned loose on our own. Surprise # 1 was an offer from Simona to serve as our...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There isn't a lot to see in the museum, but the introductory video is good, the information display boards are good, and the curator tells a great story about the city based on what they have found here. It is, as others have said, primarily...More

Thank M1DXB
Reviewed 11 September 2017

a tiny excavation but perfectly shown. the first thing to do is watch the film on the archaeology of the dig. the visit only takes about twenty minutes and is not aimed at the casual visitor looking for some thing spectacular but great for lovers...More

Thank teri s
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I can only echo the comments made by other reviewers: this is a lovely little museum, and offers a fascinating insight into the Roman history of Lucca. Agreed there is not a huge amount to see and you have to use your imagination, but the...More

Thank siddella
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Fantastic explanation by the owner of the museum, who us a conservation architect, about the house, the three main periods of Lucca's development and a broad history of Lucca.

Thank Silaw67
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We visited this site last week and were stunned, not so much by the site itself, which has been well described by other reviewers, but by the story of its discovery and the extraordinary commitment of the owners. Trying to enlarge the space for their...More

1  Thank Judith H
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This small, private archaeological museum/site is worth seeing if only to support this type of work. The 8 minute film is informative and the mix of Roman, medieval, and renaissance structure is fascinating. It's a nice way to get out of the Tuscan sun, but...More

Thank alfiemp
Reviewed 27 June 2017

this is a museum of the remains of a Roman House from 1BC. That's 2016 years ago. It was discovered during a city maintenance project about 15 feet under the street. You enter an old house and from then on everything you see relates back...More

Thank TravelerMikePlano
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The visit was arranged by our tour. Before lunch, we saw a 10 min video and tour of this historic setting. We had what can best be described as a 'tapas' type lunch in a Roman-style communal banquet. The 11 dishes/drinks were all unique and...More

Thank IreneKaz2015
Reviewed 25 November 2016

This is a very small place about 10 feet underground. There really isn't a lot to see and one has to use your imagination but the introductory movie was good and the lady providing the talk was well informed. Apparently a Roman Coin was found...More

Thank stanbr
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