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Museo Pietro Micca

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Address: Via Francesco Giuseppe Guicciardini 7a | nei pressi della stazione FS di Porta Susa, 10121 Turin, Italy
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History brought to life

This small museum is not to be missed. It is dedicated to a single but important moment in Torinesi history - the siege of Turin, and the contribution made by a simple man (I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James D
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small museum is not to be missed. It is dedicated to a single but important moment in Torinesi history - the siege of Turin, and the contribution made by a simple man (I won't call him a soldier - more like a farmer) when the French breached the city defences and entered to citadel. An educational visit well supported... More 

1 Thank James D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A nice place that speaks of the history of Turin. An underground museum that surprises, Beautiful and worth the visit!

Thank Olga M
Bardonecchia, Italy
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great place to visit. Easy to get, the tour is held by voulounteer who will to help tourist to understand the history of Turin. Pietro micca is a local and national hero who paid with his life his thoughts. The place is well preserve and not so well known from tourist who often prefer to visit most famous museums. The... More 

Thank maoetta
Panama City, Panama
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553 reviews
198 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I visited the museum as part of the underground tour of the city of Torino, amazing to see how the defense was organized, worth the visit

Thank Temper43
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Differently from other museums, Pietro Mica doesn't have lots of portraits, statues ... The experience there is much more oral: the museum guides tell the story of the war between the French and the locals (not exactly Italian by that time) and the story of one of the war heroes, Pietro Mica. It's is really great if you understand Italian,... More 

1 Thank Alice A
Baden-Baden, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

many visitors of turin are coming with wrong informations, all are meaning it is just a industrial town. Turin you must visit al least for 1 week. The Museo Pietro Micca is very helpful to learn morte about turin

1 Thank Baden_BadenBellevue
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Great way to spend an afternoon and learn something new. Guide was very informative and it was fun exploring the tunnels. Highly recommend.

Thank Monika G
Los Altos Hills, CA
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The story, exhibit and audio guide are interesting and well done. However, We wanted to visit this museum primarily to see the underground tunnels. Unfortunately, you can only go with an Italian guide. The tour supposedly starts at 2:30, but the guide has been babbling on for over an hour, and we are still waiting for him to get to... More 

1 Thank Judy D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

A fantastic museum as well as a tour of the tunnels. Having not done much research we expected it to just be a tour of the tunnels, but the museum which proceeded them was really excellent, especially having a guide to explain the various exhibits. Our guide (who we think delayed his lunch to accommodate us) was passionate, informative and... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We did not have a chance to take reserve a guide for this museum because we did not know what time we could be there. It is much better to get a guide in advance, since you cannot go into the tunnels unaccompanied. However, you can join a tour group for the tunnels, so here are some tips to time... More 

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