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An art experience for everyone

This is a gallery of special art and artefacts collected by the Magnani Rocca family. The... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2015
Terry T
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
Some wonderful art on the ground floor, but could do better when it comes to facilities for folks with mobility problems

We visited at lunchtime in early June and, suspect, we were the only folks there. The permanent... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2015
Barbara M
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Camerano Casasco
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18 Jul 2015
“An art experience for everyone”
17 Jun 2015
“Some wonderful art on the ground floor, but could do better when it comes to facilities for folks with mobility problems”
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Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a gallery of special art and artefacts collected by the Magnani Rocca family. The foundation was born in 1977.Here there are works by Filippo Lippi, Durer, Titian, Rubens, Van Dyck, Monet, Renoir, Cezanne and others. As a person who has not appreciated art...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2015

We visited at lunchtime in early June and, suspect, we were the only folks there. The permanent exhibition is quite splendid but the temporary is a lot more hit and miss – there was more quality ‘modern art’ in the permanent exhibition than the temporary...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed October 30, 2014

We wanted very much to see this collection but didn't want to drive from Parma. We learned from the tourist office there is a bus. It was very simple, just buy your ticket at the TEP office next to the station. Walk 1 block, get...More

4  Thank DebRon1000
Reviewed October 15, 2014

It's located in a village 17km south of Parma & is worth a special detour even without visiting the Torrechiara castle. A beautiful villa standing in a big park. Inside there are temporary exhibitions, but for me the highlight was the permanent one displaying works...More

3  Thank Miriam P
Reviewed August 25, 2014

A great collection, in a very pleasant (if anachronistically English parkland) setting. The Durers are a rare treat especially, but interesting mix of Impressionist and 20th century Italian art too. Worth tying in with a trip to the local castle at Torrechiara on a cycle...More

1  Thank kingsgate
Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is a hidden gem in the middle of the beautiful countryside. This is a spectacular villa with a beautiful collection including Albrect Durer and Monet. It is a small collection but there were not many people there the afternoon we went so I could...More

3  Thank PCR_10029
Reviewed May 25, 2014

A magnificent collection tucked away in the countryside outside Parma is not to be missed by art lovers. It can be easily linked to a visit to the stunning castle of Torrechiara in an excursion from Parma. The villa is set in beautiful formal English-style...More

3  Thank Boulbon
Reviewed August 16, 2013

Made a stop at magnani Rocca on our way back to Parma from visiting the castle of torrechiara, perfect combination, the sights are really close to esch other. Liked the peaceful surroundings and the small but tasteful collection. Unfortunately the restaurant was closed when we...More

2  Thank Helena P
Reviewed August 6, 2013

The park is beatiful, the interior of the Foundation is well organized. However people at the reception and also those serving at the inside bar-restaurant seems to be there to serve for a sentence: it is very hard to succeed to obtain an information or...More

2  Thank cpt63
Reviewed May 31, 2013

A fantastic location in the middle of the countryside, but excellent links to Parma (incl. the train station). English-style park and a first-class collection. Temporary exhibitions are planned each year. Masterpieces include Goya, Morandi, Cezanne, Canova, Titian, Durer, etc. Very good restaurant in the ex-stables....More

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