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Museo Tesoro del Duomo

Via S. Giacomo, 2 | Piazza Duomo, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
+39 090 675175
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Marvelous collection

The museum is located in the south hall of the cathedral and keeps several hundred exhibits... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Borzov
,
Rijeka, Croatia
May Day

It was closed! How ridiculous is that, with 2000 screaming Cunard passengers wanting some... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
romeo017
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
27 Nov 2017
“Marvelous collection”
18 May 2017
“May Day”
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Via S. Giacomo, 2 | Piazza Duomo, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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+39 090 675175
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

The museum is located in the south hall of the cathedral and keeps several hundred exhibits, including some really marvelous examples. It is worth the admission fee.

Thank Borzov
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

It was closed! How ridiculous is that, with 2000 screaming Cunard passengers wanting some culture....

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

An exceptional collection of religious art, a real treasure. The jewels and offerings are masterpieces of goldsmith.

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Reviewed 21 August 2015

Definitely work a visit; inexpensive entrance fee. You will find countless jeweled sacred items, as well as the gold mantel that covered an icon of Mary and Jesus that no longer exists.

Thank Cristina S
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Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

This classic museum is inside the Church on the right hand side. There is a small entrance fee. The calices and other artifacts on display are well maintained. Some of them dating back a few centuries. Videos and photos are not permitted inside

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Reviewed 16 July 2015

Inside the Cathedral there is a small museum with about 400 pieces in 4 rooms (2 floors), some dating from the 10th century, the main piece of the museum is the "Manta d'oro" (Golden Mantle) which is the covering, in the Byzantine tradition, for the...More

Thank Alejnadro
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Reviewed 9 July 2015

The museum is full of fantastic gold, silver and bronze pieces, which date back from the 11th century. With the Audioguide everything becomes a bit more interresting and clearer (takes about 20min). The golden Manta is a priceless piece that just enchants you with its...More

Thank Pecco K
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Reviewed 26 October 2012

This is a must see museum for antique and relic connousseurs. Inside are collections of very valuable reliquary kept for safe keeping. Some of the items dates from the middle ages and are full of gold, silver, and priceless vestments and statuaries saved from the...More

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