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Address: Piazza Duomo, Parma, Italy

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Archeological finds

Most interesting to see what was uncovered in the ground near the cathedral. The mosaics are fantastic and other parts of pots and building parts. But no explanations in English... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Sierra Madre, California
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Aurora, Illinois
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61 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were the only visitors at the time and really enjoyed the history and exhibits. The mosaics and statues were stunning. Price of admission included with baptistery.

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Sierra Madre, California
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Most interesting to see what was uncovered in the ground near the cathedral. The mosaics are fantastic and other parts of pots and building parts. But no explanations in English so I made up my own stories as to what things were. Should have gotten the audio guide.

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Sydney, Australia
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369 reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The entrance to this museum was included in the ticket to the baptistry. Located in Piazza del Duomo, there are some interesting things to look at, but I wouldn't really recommend it, unless you have the combined ticket. Most of it was in Italian too.

Thank ExplorerGoddess
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The admission to this museum was included with the baptistery. It is quite uninteresting and unfortunately none of the pieces have an English write up so you really don't know what you are seeing. The lady at the front who checks your ticket couldn't be bothered to explain anything either .... Almost irritated to see anyone arrive ..... No wonder... More 

Thank Arvind_s_1
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44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Visiting the Baptistery was the reason for visiting this museum. Your Baptistery ticket includes entrance to the museum. There are some of the original statues from the outside of the Baptistery and some neat mosaics but not a very large collection. Since you must pay for it, it's worth a look.

Thank Marco57
Middletown, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Right next door to the cathedral. Mix of archaeological finds and sculpture, pre 11th century. Nicely displayed, but signs translated to English would be helpful.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We saw it by chance, since you pay 8eur combined ticket for Baptistery and this Museum. It was a real treat, small jewle you should see for sure. You get audio gide for free so you should use it to learn so many new interesting things about italian culture, history, heritage. You need 30-45min and it is worth the time.... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 November 2015

A well presented collection. Super inter active feature towards the end which is not really signposted. Next to Baptistry and Cathedral, could easily spend a whole day visiting all three.

Thank Nigel S
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165 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

The staff is friendly and can give you written information about what you see but the museum is disappointing. Besides a few romanesque pieces, it shows the original statues that are displayed in the baptistery. So, if you want to see the contents of the museum just look up at the copies (in a better condition) in the upper niches... More 

Thank albyboetti
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

We visited the museum because we bought a combination ticket that included the Baptistry, the museum, Ducale Palace and Stuard Gallery. I wasn't very impressed with the gallery. The primary exhibits appear to be some statues, such as the Solomon and Queen of Sheba pairing and two other pairings. Other than being old sculptures, the statues were not particularly inspiring.... More 

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