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Violin heaven!

If you are in the city of Cremona, a visit to the Museo del Violino is a must, even if you are not... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Leonie T
Collection of Masterpieces

Love the place. The home of violin makers. An impressive collection of ancient instruments. Violin... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Museo del Violino Antonio Stradivari based in Cremona, is dedicated to cremonese luthery of all time. At the same time it is a Museum, an Auditorium and a Research Centre about antique and modern luthery. It promotes the International "Triennale...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in the city of Cremona, a visit to the Museo del Violino is a must, even if you are not particularly interested in music or violins. My husband and I are interested in both, and seeing the history of Cremonese violins in...More

Thank Leonie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the place. The home of violin makers. An impressive collection of ancient instruments. Violin lovers must go!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely museum. We enjoyed the headsets so we could hear how the different instruments sounded. The process of making a violin was throughly explained with computer simulations and some interactive displays aimed at children. I enjoyed them. Not being at all knowledgeable about classical music...More

Thank roadieplanner
Reviewed August 12, 2018

A true immersion into musical and instrument history. There is no other museum quite like this one. Very restful and informative at the same time. We enjoyed watching videos of the young contest winners playing the Stradavarius instruments.

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Reviewed August 9, 2018

It is a very well done and interesting museum, even for a non musician like myself. It was a bit smaller than I'd imagined and unfortunately we were not able to check out the auditorium. It was mainly for my teen daughter and wife who...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

A must for violin lovers but not only. If you are travelling in the vicinity of Cremona, it is worth your while to stop at the violin museum. Located in an impressive building in the town centre, the museum houses one of the most impressive...More

Thank Maurizio P
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Cremona re-established its string-instrument production in modern times. Today the apprenticeships and internships are thriving, with many workshops and an international set of aspiring instrument-builders that numbers in the hundreds. the museum, which is very child-friendly, demonstrates the structure of the violin, its construction procedures,...More

2  Thank kimibar
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We very much enjoyed our visit to this museum. The audio guide provides clear explanations and also allows you to listen to violin music. The museum has quite a few touch screen applications which make it very visual how a violin is made and which...More

2  Thank sosofar
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

So many lovely instruments made by famous makers. Take the time to watch the film featuring artists playing instruments in the collection.

1  Thank Vsm09
Reviewed May 11, 2018

The museum is not just about Stradaveri, or even Guarneri or Amati. Instead, it covers the whole history of violin making in what is essentially even now the world's most prestigious location for violin making. The museum is larger than you might think at first...More

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Peter T
March 23, 2018|
Response from Zornitsa A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, it's 10 euro.
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Regular is 10 Euros, reduced for students/seniors - 7 Euros
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Response from Dropback10 | Reviewed this property |
The museum is very well planned and entertaining for the non-violinist as well as those who study the instrument. Please plan enough time to fully enjoy it. While the Academy for violin making is behind the museum I have... More