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Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

Piazza del Duomo 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 283048
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Worth your time and a great view of the city

There is a lot to see here... nice old painting/ Icons, very old bibles and not to forget the best... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2016
Ronald_jelle
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Extraordinary Duccio, great views and much more

One of the museums I enjoyed at best. Skip the room on the ground floor and go directly at the... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2016
WGilgen
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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 good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“panoramic view” (14 reviews)
“stained glass” (13 reviews)
“religious art” (7 reviews)
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Piazza del Duomo 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

There is a lot to see here... nice old painting/ Icons, very old bibles and not to forget the best view in town. We spent about an hour and a half here, including a +/- 10 minute view of the city... was worth it! (Was...More

Thank Ronald_jelle
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Reviewed 4 March 2016

One of the museums I enjoyed at best. Skip the room on the ground floor and go directly at the first floor. The room with paintings from Duccio is just magnificent. Walk up and you can reach the outside path that brings you up to...More

Thank WGilgen
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

Tips - definitely take the time to go up the steep steps to see an outstanding view of Siena & the Duomo from high above. For me that was the best part of this Museum. The rest of the Museum is OK but the view...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2016

For us the view over the city and the tuscany was fantastic. The museum itself is nice, but you MUST go upstairs and enjoy the view. make sure u are not drunk or afraid of the height. ;-)

Thank Stefan S
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Reviewed 27 November 2015

local artists nice but not very special best views from the tower all over the little town. climbing is not easy

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Reviewed 19 October 2015

Wow, what an enjoyable museum... Sculptures by Pisano, Donatello's carved relief "Madonna and Child", Duccio's magnificent stained glass window and his huge "Maesta" housed in a dark room with rows of chairs so you can sit and contemplate this masterpiece from 1311. Make sure you...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2015

Worth the wait and the stair climbing. Not too difficult but a bit much if you have any limitation on your mobility. Was a great few across sienna and beyond allowing for some great photos and a very different view of the surrounding area. One...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

From beautiful stained glass window to weird & crazy looking sculptures.Climbing the very narrow steps was well worth it for the astonishing view from up top. If you are larger or hate enclosed places then i would suggest you think about it before attempting as...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2015

Just the stained glass window alone is worth the visit, let alone all the statues of apostles. You gain entry with an all in one pass which gives you entry tom5 cathedral sites and is great value at 12 Euros

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Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Bought the + Pass which €20 per person and includes about 6 items. Madonna and child on the 1st floor, and the sculptures on the ground were incredible. Loved some of the photos we took (included in review). Spent about 1/2 hour and didn't wait...More

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