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Museo Giuseppe Verdi

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Nice place for a pitstop, but not a must see attraction.

If you happen to be in the area (we stopped in Busseto on a quiet Sunday for lunch) and have a... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
chicago90Phoenix
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Not what I thought it would be...

Mainly a multi-media of projections and recordings, not of artifacts or tangible memorabilia of... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
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22 Jul 2018
“Fascinating”
7 Jan 2018
“Insult for Verdi, Opera and tourists!!!”
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

This villa contains set designs for all his operas, each room representing an opera.The audio guide is very informative as to what was going on in his life and the influences for the time when the respective works were written. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

How can this possibly be called as a "National Museum of Verdi"? There is NOTHING really connected to Verdi apart from the names of the operas he composed and the sound of his music: no scores, letters, texts, no analysis of the works, only!!! poor...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

A marvellous mixture of paintings themed to suit the operas being described in the the appropriate rooms plus a sprinkling of costumes worn by famous singers during the relevant operas. The location is beautiful and there is a relatively well stocked souvenir shop.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This museum traces Verdi's life and times, by giving the political and historical context of his operas, from the first to last, across more than 20 exhibition rooms, filled with art works and costumes from various modern productions, with extracts from the operas played through...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Douglas N
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We are fans of Verdi as well as musicians so it had a special meaning to us. Next door to the birth home is the church where Verdi learned to play the organ and should also be visited. If you are in the area, I...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank basilpesto2016
Reviewed 25 May 2017

If you happen to be in the area (we stopped in Busseto on a quiet Sunday for lunch) and have a little free time, I would recommend a pitstop. You have to be a true blue classical music fan to sincerely appreciate this property. It...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Mainly a multi-media of projections and recordings, not of artifacts or tangible memorabilia of Verdi. I felt "tricked" a bit. Could be interesting if one has had no exposure to opera or Verdi and is a neophyte to the medium.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We love Verdi so it's just wonderful to really get into the spirit of the great man by visiting his birth house in Roncole Verdi. Then this museum with the enchanting small theatre and then his home. This was fascinating and strongly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank bigvicSydney
Reviewed 31 August 2015

How can this qualify as a "National Museum"? As serious devotees of Verdi's works we were delighted to hear of a new national museum dedicated to Verdi, when we were near enough to visit while on holiday from England. But if we had known what...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Timothy L
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Idea of museum is good. Each room one opera. Rooms are grooped by period. BUT: in beatiful rooms with beatiful wallpapers is only a few reproductions and some of costume with minimum of comments.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Jan V
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