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National Museum of San Matteo
Ranked #14 of 196 things to do in Pisa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: National Museum of San Matteo, which is housed in the Benedictine Monastery, features a group of paintings from the 12th- to 18th- centuries, and a rich collection of sculpture from the Pisano School.
Reviewed 4 November 2013

The first day we tried to visit, the museum was shut because of shortage of staff. The next day we were told that we had to put all our belongings into the locker - purse, phone, valauables - everything except the locker key, so we left! In other National Museums women were able to keep their handbags & my husband had his small camera bag, although he didn't take photos with the camera. No wonder we never saw any other visitors! Most disappointing!

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Reviewed 9 June 2013

Much of the medieval art from Pusa's churches has been moved here. It is a very quiet and contemplative place to appreciate these works, much better than the madness of the field of miracles.

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Reviewed 3 September 2012

This museum is beautiful - if you like Italian art from the 12th to 15th centuries, then you will love it. It is slightly difficult to find from the map but it's well worth persevering until you find it. We could not believe that we appeared to be the only people in the museum! The exhibits are fantastically displayed in this beautiful old building.

2  Thank steveR11_11
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Reviewed 23 July 2012

This is the place where one can see and experience the great Pisan art of the time of the buildings of the famous monuments.

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Reviewed 13 July 2012

Has many collection of statues from catholic religion, good to see but I was not very impress.

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