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The museum shows a complete set of information about Shroud’s researches from ‘500 till now , gathering historical,scientific, devoutness and artistic aspects. A part of the museum presents scientific explorations of the shroud from 1898 to present...more
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The Chapel is located outside the Turin Cathedral and is connected to the Royal palace (situated, in turn, behind the Cathedral).It was specifically commissioned by the House of Savoy to preserve the Shroud of Turin, a controversial cover that supposedly shows the negative image of...More
One of my purposes in my last visit to Torino, was to visit the place where the Holy Shroud is. It means a chapel at the Torino Cathedral. That was the closest I can get to it, even without the possibility to see it, as...More
To look at this shroud and see how badly damaged Jesus was is so very sad. The shroud displayed is a copy of course. However the information given is very detailed and thoroughly laid out. Worth a visit! Museum workers are very kind.
The museum is small but well worth the visit. It will take at least an hour to review all the artifacts and view a short film about the Shroud. Do note the original shroud is not here but there is a full-sized replica on display.
Interesting museum which allows you to keep an open mind. They concentrate on the science and history rather than the religion which makes it better. It's very reasonably priced and there are audio guides in English if needed. It starts with a seven minute long...More
My partner is a strong non-believer so I didn't aspect him to come inside. But he did. The cassier told us it was a 'replica'. So that the expertations were clear. We were taken to a movie. The waiting area was nice outside and we...More
This is a very informative and interesting museum. I highly recommend it for everyone, irrespective of your faith or beliefs. It gives you a nice summary of a historical and cultural background and context; super-detailed photographs of the Shroud across the past 100 years; there...More
What I liked most about this museum was that the present both sides of the Shroud, the data learned from the 3 (so far) times it has been evaluated by scientists next to it's history and the faith behind believers, it is very fairly balanced...More
A pleasent surprise. First things first, the actual Shroud is not here and the staff makes that clear right away. Speaking of staff, this musuem had one of the best and friendliest staffs I've ever encountered.
The exhibit starts with a 7 minute video of...More
According to the church, the shroud is only displayed when the pope visits or a very rare agreed time, to be honest I don't think its advertised which is why I was disappointed to find it covered up. If you are lucky enough... More
According to the church, the shroud is only displayed when the pope visits or a very rare agreed time, to be honest I don't think its advertised which is why I was disappointed to find it covered up. If you are lucky enough there are plenty of hotels in the area that this site should provide.