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Museum of the Holy Shroud (Museo della Sindone)

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Small interesting shroud museum

Interesting museum which allows you to keep an open mind. They concentrate on the science and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Bianconero
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Wrexham County, United Kingdom
via mobile
Believe or not to believe

My partner is a strong non-believer so I didn't aspect him to come inside. But he did. The cassier... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Mgretl
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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The museum shows a complete set of information about Shroud’s researches from ‘500 till now , gathering historical,scientific, devoutness and artistic aspects. A part of the museum presents scientific explorations of the shroud from 1898 to present...more
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Via San Domenico 28, 10122 Turin, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum is small but well worth the visit. It will take at least an hour to review all the artifacts and view a short film about the Shroud. Do note the original shroud is not here but there is a full-sized replica on display.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting museum which allows you to keep an open mind. They concentrate on the science and history rather than the religion which makes it better. It's very reasonably priced and there are audio guides in English if needed. It starts with a seven minute long...More

1  Thank Bianconero
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

My partner is a strong non-believer so I didn't aspect him to come inside. But he did. The cassier told us it was a 'replica'. So that the expertations were clear. We were taken to a movie. The waiting area was nice outside and we...More

2  Thank Mgretl
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

This is a very informative and interesting museum. I highly recommend it for everyone, irrespective of your faith or beliefs. It gives you a nice summary of a historical and cultural background and context; super-detailed photographs of the Shroud across the past 100 years; there...More

2  Thank Artem P
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Though it is not original, but interesting history. Church it self is butiful. Lots of beautiful painting.

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

What I liked most about this museum was that the present both sides of the Shroud, the data learned from the 3 (so far) times it has been evaluated by scientists next to it's history and the faith behind believers, it is very fairly balanced...More

1  Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

A pleasent surprise. First things first, the actual Shroud is not here and the staff makes that clear right away. Speaking of staff, this musuem had one of the best and friendliest staffs I've ever encountered. The exhibit starts with a 7 minute video of...More

3  Thank kliq6
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

I'm not religious but the mystery of the shroud has fascinated me since I was a child. This museum was on my to do list when planning my trip and I'm pleased I went. I was really interested in the scientific tests that go a...More

2  Thank JodyS1365
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited this museum dedicated to the shroud (does not have the original anymore)due to the important nature, but puts forward the facts of the shroud and was very informative. Again they gave you an electronic guide to take you round the museum and gave you...More

1  Thank pmrunner
Reviewed April 14, 2018

I read a review which stated that the area was dodgy and that it wasn't safe to go to by bus. I stayed literally around the corner from this museum, and walked in both daylight and at night in perfect safety. I never thought to...More

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francis762018
June 4, 2018|
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Response from R_Choiniere | Reviewed this property |
Go to shroud web site a simple search will get you there
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jamesdibari
March 13, 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
According to the church, the shroud is only displayed when the pope visits or a very rare agreed time, to be honest I don't think its advertised which is why I was disappointed to find it covered up. If you are lucky enough... More
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Bindu P
August 2, 2017|
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Response from andiamokk | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I was out of town w no internet and no phone! Vacay! The real shroud is only available every 25 years. But the museum is fantastic and worth it
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