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Paolo Cresci Foundation for the History of Italian Emigration

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Small gem in a busy town

This museum is set inside a beautiful little church, which is itself one reason for visiting... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2017
Paola H
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UK
Museum of Italian Emigration

This museum is located in Lucca,Palazzo Ducale,Via Vittorio Emanuele,3 tel. 0583 417483.Also known... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2016
Maddalena1958
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Marina di Carrara
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23 Jun 2017
“Small gem in a busy town”
10 Nov 2016
“Museum of Italian Emigration”
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

This museum is set inside a beautiful little church, which is itself one reason for visiting. There's a video which you can ask to have played in various languages (they have at least Italian, English, French and Spanish). There are many display boards with photos,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed November 10, 2016

This museum is located in Lucca,Palazzo Ducale,Via Vittorio Emanuele,3 tel. 0583 417483.Also known as the Paolo Cresci Foundation,who was a scientific phootographer and collector of documnts regardingthe history of emigration.The various museum sections take you through all the steps of emigration.It is a bonsai Ellis...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We just happened across this small and very moving museum in an old chapel. Most people seem to just be walking past, but it is well worth a visit (FREE entry!). Fabulous photos, old letters, 'memorabilia' and excellent commentary about the experiences of emigrants from...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed October 5, 2014

I found this small expo a little bit out of the busy center of Lucca. It seemed so nice, specially for me that come from a country which received so many italian immigrants. It has photos and objects that tell the the story of the...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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JHDLG
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Not sure. Website doesn't seem to have the hours. But if you are in Lucca try asking at the tourist office, they are very helpful!!!
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