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Museo Lombardi - Marie Louise and Napoleon

Palazzo di Riserva | Strada Garibaldi, 15, 43121, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 233727
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The Good Duchess

I spent about one hour, going through the various phases of Marie Louise's life including her time... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2015
hongkongdave44
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Windsor, Canada
Maria Luigia and Parma

Learn about Maria Luigia, Napoleone and their connection with Parma. Fascinating and varied... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2015
Margaret L
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San Francisco
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Palazzo di Riserva | Strada Garibaldi, 15, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

I spent about one hour, going through the various phases of Marie Louise's life including her time with Napoleon. The museum is fairly interesting although it's not easy to navigate in English. Her marriage to Napoleon was arranged by her father when she was 18....More

Thank hongkongdave44
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Learn about Maria Luigia, Napoleone and their connection with Parma. Fascinating and varied collection including furnishings, costumes and mementos.

Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 18 July 2015

This is a lovely little museum with all kinds of interesting bits and pieces to flesh out the life of Maria Luigia in her post-Napoleonic years.

Thank Lucy H
Reviewed 2 June 2015

I loved this eclectic little museum. A nice variety of paintings, drawings, and etchings, lots of decorative arts, a few gorgeous dresses, and even an interesting room with hobby supplies embroidery threads and notions and a fishing lure kit. There are even little portraits of...More

Thank metalauren
Reviewed 4 May 2015

I don't regret visiting the museum, it was not expensive and not overly time consuming, however I wish the exhibits had been laid out more effectively. The story of Maria Louisa and her first husband (Napoleon) and her second husband Adam Neipperg sounds compelling but...More

1  Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We went in to this museum as it was on the way back to our hotel after our lunch at Trattoria del Tribunale and we thought we should see "something" in Parma (and walk off some of our lunch!). The museum is very easy to...More

1  Thank RuncibleBear
Reviewed 5 March 2015

Maria Louisas history is pretty riveting and some of the illustrations and artefacts would be very interesting, but often displayed in such a manner that the spectators cannot decipher the legends and/or appreciate various details.

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 4 October 2014

This small museum is very interesting and very nicely arranged. Easy to walk through in an hour. Many personnel items of Marie. Don't miss it.

1  Thank Linda I
Reviewed 25 October 2013

We basically went in to get warm because of the weather. But we found a beautiful museum, that we truly enjoyed. It offer lovely rooms decorated with lots of little pieces of art, some of famous artists, and some are just lovely nevertheless. And the...More

2  Thank Masha T
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Excellent collection that includes jewelry, paintings,furniture, letters, pictures and a lot of artwork. Napoleon's wife was a favorite in Parma and there is some history related to their marriage.

Thank 27Ruben27
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