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Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

Piazza del Duomo 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 283048
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Worth a look

We visited as part of the all inclusive ticket and because we wanted to visit the Facciatone... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
David M
Auckland, New Zealand
Lots of stuff, nothing eye-popping

This place a man art pieces and artifacts. though, none are eye-popping nor awe-inspiring. This... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Montreal, Canada
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Occupying part of Il Duomo's extension, this museum houses Pisano's original statues from the building's façade and a fine array of panels, including works by Simone Martini, Pietro Lorenzetti and Sano di Pietro.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Piazza del Duomo 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 283048
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited as part of the all inclusive ticket and because we wanted to visit the Facciatone. There's some interesting pieces but nothing amazing but as it's included in the price it's worth a quick wander.

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place a man art pieces and artifacts. though, none are eye-popping nor awe-inspiring. This was a quickly-toured museum... excpet for the time spent in Facciatone.

Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The museum exhibits dont have the wow factor. Climb to the viewing platform is quite claustrophobic and a bit of a work out. Great views at the top but expect a bit of a wait to get up and back down.

Thank Lucy A
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting place to visit and see some religious art and statues. It is also worth waiting to climb the stairs to see the view over Siena and the countryside. One of the rooms with statues in it looks much like the Dr...More

1  Thank sarahQ7370OX
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Interesting paintings : some by local artists who have a nice touch with the brush and the colors. Even not recognizi as the masters they are worth seing

Thank V5483WLwalters
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Buy the $20 package to see the Basilica and other rooms and make sure that you spend time (even if it is an hour or so in line) to go to the roof up the circular staircase to get to the roof. You will only...More

Thank JackandLaurieB
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The city/state rivalry between Florence and Siena is so visually tangible here. The architecture, sculptures and paintings are phenomenal. You’ll wonder how many thousands of craftsmen and artists were involved creating these magnificent buildings and artworks. Be sure to purchase the multi-pass ticket which includes...More

Thank DonnaandCraig
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Also known as Duomo's Museum I suggest to purchase the all inclusive ticket. Sculptures by Giovanni Pisano that once adorned the front of the Duomo are on ground level; paintings " the Maesta (Virgin Mary in Majesty) " by Duccio di Buoninsegna, is a masterpiece....More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 22 December 2016

If you love history of arts it is a must. But, in all honesty, after being at the Museo dell'Opera in Firenze it felt a little poor and not well manteined. Good news is you don't have to pay extra to access this museum as...More

Thank Lurilin
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Unfortanetely the most tags are in italian language, although Siena is full of tourists. The museum itself interseting

1  Thank AsterixThessaloniki
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