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La Macchina del Tempo

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Excellent introduction to virtual reality

While wandering around the streets of Bologna at night I passed by La Macchina del Tempo. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cormac R
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Dublin, Ireland
Excellent

Great little adventure around medieval Bologna for a few Euros. At times you had to remind yourself... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pnescotty
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Preston, Lancashire
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1 week ago
“Excellent introduction to virtual reality”
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“Excellent”
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The first Virtual Reality Museum in Italy. We bring back the Past through the technology of the Future.
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Via Anteo Zamboni 7 | First Floor, 40126 Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While wandering around the streets of Bologna at night I passed by La Macchina del Tempo. It was actually open very late in the evening. After paying the price for admission, I was provided with the virtual reality headset and two hand controls. The hand...More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. Our journeys to the past provide a great way to learn about the history of Bologna whilst having fun. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and we do hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great little adventure around medieval Bologna for a few Euros. At times you had to remind yourself you were sat in a room on a chair!More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words! We're glad that you enjoyed our journey to the past. Also, we love that you highlighted the main feature of our museum -- the fact you actually feel part of the Middle Ages. It's like being not only somewhere...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fabulous way to learn more about Bologna’s history. We took our three boys (8, 8 & 11 years) and they loved it - especially after a disappointing visit to the main Bologna museum the previous day. The team were so welcoming, explained...More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We're very glad that you & your family enjoyed our journey to the past. We do hope to see you all again for our upcoming journeys :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great way to learn the history of Bologna in an interactive way. It was also a welcome air conditioned 30 minutes out of the mid day August, Bologna sunshine! We were travelling with two 17 year olds and a 13 year old...More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We're so glad you & your family enjoyed our journey to the past. Feel free to drop by should you visit Bologna again. We have more journeys coming up in the near future :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled through old Bologna with this amazing virtual reality experience. The kids enjoyed so did the big kids us :-) We recommend this place as a must visit when traveling to BolognaMore

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed our journey to the past! Our museum is a great way to learn history while having some fun. Glad to know the kids loved it. We do hope to see you soon...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We read a few reviews here and decided to have a look ourselves. We didn’t book but were able to walk in off the street and start straight away. The staff are completely fluent in English and explained everything in detail beforehand. The experience itself...More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words, Katherine. We are really glad that you enjoyed our experience and that you dropped by to see us. We do hope to see you again in the future. We have more reconstructions coming in the fall! All the best!

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

took along my 12 & 7 year old boys and we all enjoyed it very much. as described by all others above and below, and the staff could not have been nicer to us (they all speak english perfectly too!). don’t miss this when visiting...More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

David, thank you for your kind words. We're very glad that you and your kids enjoyed our experience. La Macchina Del Tempo is very kid-friendly, but can be enjoyed by grown-ups as well -- we're all entitled to a good share of fun, every now...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I saw this activity on TripAdvisor so we decided to give it a go. It’s located in what seems to be a block apartment/offices so keep an eye out for the sign outside the door. We went for the full experience which was €18 each....More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you, Gillian. We're so glad that you enjoyed our experience! We're definetely looking forward to having you as our guests again to try the next VR experiences coming! Thanks for your time

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Actually we found La Macchina del Tempo by chance, when wondering on the streets of Bologna. The name and the location were appealing and though didn't know what to expect, we found a virtual reality experience. Briefly, for 25 minutes one may immerse himself in...More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Staff at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We're glad you enjoyed the experience and fully immersed into it. We're looking forward to having you as our guests again to try the next VR experiences coming!

Reviewed 1 July 2018

The Macchina del Tempo is a worthwhile interactive experience to help you better imagine what life in 13th c. Bologna was like. You put on glasses and headphones and enter into another world...you walk down the streets, hear the people talk, see what the buildings...More

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LaMacchinaDelTempo, Direttore at La Macchina del Tempo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Dear customer, thank you for your kind words. You noticed all the details we worked on to make you feel like you are walking for real through the medieval city. We're glad that we were able to give you that feeling. We're looking forward to...More

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BigG1
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Response from LaMacchinaDelTempo | Property representative |
We confirm that our tour can be easily taken while sitting on a comfy revolving chair. We have a specific room and there's no actual need to physically walk. We do hope to see you & your wife soon.
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