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Museo Opera dei Pupi

Closed Now: 09:30 - 12:30, 16:30 - 19:30
Open today: 09:30 - 12:30, 16:30 - 19:30
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The puppets of Sicily have become a mass phenomenon. The shows were played in carts decorated with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Eugenia G
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Timisoara, Romania
A hidden gem

This was a delightful visit, even for adults! A small, out of the way museum / exhibition of... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
cant83
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 weeks ago
“interesting”
16 Apr 2018
“A hidden gem”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The puppets of Sicily have become a mass phenomenon. The shows were played in carts decorated with painted canvas, as in the romantic poems. Stories were told, the troubadours were singing, and the puppets were playing. This type of theater was called Opera dei puppy....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

This was a delightful visit, even for adults! A small, out of the way museum / exhibition of classic Sicilian puppets. The guide was lively, interesting and clearly passionate about the significance of puppets in local culture. The display is in several rooms in an...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

The museum is really charming . We were guided by the Master , who explained (In English) some unknown facts about the history of PUPI making , differences in sizes of PUPI according to various cities of origin , and the various "schools" of mastering...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank saul g
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