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Museo Lapidario Maffeiano

Piazza Bra' 28, 37121, Verona, Italy
+39 045 590087
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Worth a Short Visit

The Maffeiano is a bit of a relic itself, being the personal collection of an artifact-plundering... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Bethany M
Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Does a museum like this still exist?

Very peculiar museum with lots of grave stones , most of them before Christ. Weird on first site... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
The Netherlands
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Piazza Bra' 28, 37121, Verona, Italy
+39 045 590087
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

The Maffeiano is a bit of a relic itself, being the personal collection of an artifact-plundering 18th c. antiquarian. Most of the pieces are funerary in nature, although the more entertaining were those labeled as modern forgeries. Take an hour or less, for what it's...More

Thank Bethany M
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Very peculiar museum with lots of grave stones , most of them before Christ. Weird on first site but then again intersting and beautiful on second sight. In the catalog you can buy for 1 euro lots of information. Visit for an hour, not longer

Thank aemscholten
Reviewed 18 August 2017

A small museum with a modest collection of Greek and Roman stonework (inscriptions, funerary pieces, statues etc. Lots of additional inforamtion, including translations of the incriptions. We spent a pleasant hour here.

Thank ajwillmoth
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a modest museum consisting of mostly Greek and Roman sculptures. There are two floors and a courtyard. It might not be to everyone's taste but I enjoyed it. A lot of the stones were funerary plaques or urns. Most were figural but some...More

Thank The-Godiva
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

Even this museum is smaller thant other museum, you will find a lot of roman artifacts. And realy nice to kniw about roman historical. ..

Thank Made-Edy-H
Reviewed 5 May 2014

Good and interesting small collection of antiquities, mainly funerary antiquities , Roman and Greek. Also situated in the garden outside

Thank teabrewer1
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Museum is small but very interesting for Roman antiquity lovers. It is specially dedicated to inscriptions so is especially worth for visiting to people who are in some way involved with Roman history or archaeology. There is is a collection of beautiful sarcophagi and urns...More

Thank Valentina989
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Small museum, but high quality Greek and Roman artifacts. Some exhibits are outside and more are in the upper level. Included in VeronaCard.

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 19 March 2013

Mostly this a museum of funerary stones and we found it really interesting. Imagining these stones being carved in 1A.D to commemorate a life and that they still exist today was quite mind-blowing for us all. It is well laid out with other sculptures and...More

Thank JasMelW
Reviewed 11 December 2012

On the Via Roma corner of Piazza Bra with lovely views of some of Piazza Bra from the upper level (the rest obscured by trees) This is really a museum of stone inscriptions, many of them funerary. There are some interesting carvings well worth seeing,...More

Thank edinburgher2
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