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Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

Piazza del Duomo 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 283048
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The Spiral Staircase gets Narrower and Narrower

The city/state rivalry between Florence and Siena is so visually tangible here. The architecture... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2017
DonnaandCraig
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Don't miss it.

Also known as Duomo's Museum I suggest to purchase the all inclusive ticket. Sculptures by Giovanni... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Joseph M
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Nogent-sur-Marne, France
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Occupying part of Il Duomo's extension, this museum houses Pisano's original statues from the building's façade and a fine array of panels, including works by Simone Martini, Pietro Lorenzetti and Sano di Pietro.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Piazza del Duomo 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

The city/state rivalry between Florence and Siena is so visually tangible here. The architecture, sculptures and paintings are phenomenal. You’ll wonder how many thousands of craftsmen and artists were involved creating these magnificent buildings and artworks. Be sure to purchase the multi-pass ticket which includes...More

Thank DonnaandCraig
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Also known as Duomo's Museum I suggest to purchase the all inclusive ticket. Sculptures by Giovanni Pisano that once adorned the front of the Duomo are on ground level; paintings " the Maesta (Virgin Mary in Majesty) " by Duccio di Buoninsegna, is a masterpiece....More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 22 December 2016

If you love history of arts it is a must. But, in all honesty, after being at the Museo dell'Opera in Firenze it felt a little poor and not well manteined. Good news is you don't have to pay extra to access this museum as...More

Thank Lurilin
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Unfortanetely the most tags are in italian language, although Siena is full of tourists. The museum itself interseting

1  Thank AsterixThessaloniki
Reviewed 14 October 2016

With a little luck, you will have a nice day without rain. The views are beyond description. We took several amazing panoramic photos from her. This includes the Tuscany countryside as well as the historical sites.

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Visiting the Duomo includes the Baptistry, the Crypt, the museum, the main cathedral and one other place we did not get to. The statues, paintings, frescos, etc. are beyond description. You must see it for yourself! I don't think I have ever seen such beauty...More

Thank Talori
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This is a typical duomo museum in some ways, but is very special in another. As a cathedral museum, it houses some nice works of art, with the highlights being the Madonna and Child round relief sculpture and the Maesta and huge stained glass rose...More

Thank CAChris33
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Recommend purchasing the all-inclusive ticket for the the Doumo which includes this attraction. Looks for great art and history on display here topped off with a climb up the winding steps to a rooftop panoramic view of the city. The walk up to the to...More

1  Thank 47ThomasS
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I would highly recommend a visit to the Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana. It was wonderful to make the climb to the top of the ramparts and to see this wonderful city from above! Do not miss this opportunity to truly appreciate the vastness and beauty of...More

Thank arkm93
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This museum has high quality exhibits and displays of art and sculpture from various historical periods, and is very enjoyable. That said I must agree with those who especially liked the climb to the top of a wall of the once-planned south nave of the...More

Thank Jim H
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