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Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

Piazza del Duomo 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 283048
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The Facciatone is what makes the museum

Combo ticket price €13 includes the Cathedral; Crypt; Museo Dell'Opera & the Facciatone, (viewing... read more

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Essex123
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
The best view in Siena!

The statues at the entrance way and then straight to the top to club up to the view point are this... read more

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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” (15 reviews)
“stained glass” (13 reviews)
“religious art” (7 reviews)
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Piazza del Duomo 8, 53100, Siena, Italy
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+39 0577 283048
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"great collection"
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Reviewed today

Combo ticket price €13 includes the Cathedral; Crypt; Museo Dell'Opera & the Facciatone, (viewing platform) which is accessed through the museum. This museum has a some beautiful sculptures and few paintings with a collection of ornate reliquaries - many containing visible skulls and bones. The...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The statues at the entrance way and then straight to the top to club up to the view point are this museums highlights! This is not and easy climb up spiral narrow staircases but so worth it. The top is a bit shakey if your...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you have difficulties with stairs, this is challenging destination to visit. This museums is on several floors and even with a possible elevator (which I personally didn't see but I believe there is one) it can be hard to access, specially for wheelchair users....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Another part of the ticket package around the cathedral. The museum is really lovely and has a lot of the art that has been renovated or replaced in the cathedral. I highly recommend the audioguide (you can get it for just the cathedral or for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

"Opera" in this context means the "works" and nothing to do with music. This museum therefore contains the statutes that once adorned the outside of the Duomo but have been replaced due to wear and tear. You enter this museum to access the facciatone, or...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Museum, Baptistry, Crypt and the walk up to the top is a combined ticket you can purchase from the Tourist Center. For visitors, especially history buffs this is a tour worth taking. Climbing up the steps to take in the view is your reward.

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Reviewed 11 May 2018

This isn't for everyone, but our uncle of 85 years came with us and he loved it too. It brings some insight into the world and history of this place so many centuries ago. The sculptures and paintings and mosaics are stunning. The terrace at...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Not impressed with this place at all, just full of religious items that all look the same, not sure why they name it Opera as there is nothing in there about opera.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

The real star here is Duccio and his Maestà which you can see on the first floor. The second floor is ho-hum except that you can go up to the roof to see a nice view of the church and a splendidview of The Campo....More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

This museum has some beautiful sculptures and paintings. The roof terrace gives great views of the city. What makes this museum a little unique is a great collection of ornate reliquaries - many with very visible skulls and bones. Also a very pretty gold tree...More

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