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We visited Bologna specifically to see the Palazzo Fava exhibition. It was publicised as being primarily a Vermeer exhibition which it wasn't as it had only two Vermeers with all the rest of the exhibits being by other Dutch masters. There were a number of...More
This was a highlight of my trip to Bologna. The staff were well trained in several languages and the paintings were spectacular!
It is up several uneven stairs, be careful!! It was beautifully done in 5 rooms. You will have to check everything ( no...More
Since we made reservations, we did not have to wait in line, and it was exciting to see the "The Girl with a Pearl Earring" in person. But overall, the exhibit was a disappointment. My bad for not doing the research, but I was expecting...More
There are a lot of negative reviews of this Vermeer and other Dutch masters' exhibition, many of which are totally unjustified. As there are still 3 weeks left of the exhibition, some tips and points:
Book in advance: many people are complaining about having to...More
As the reviews marked terrible and poor, seem only to be written in Italian, we'd like to make you aware that there are but 2 Vermeer paintings. The Girl With The Pearl Earring and an early painting Diana & Her Nymphs. You may feel the...More
On loan from the Maurithuis Museum in the Hague ,the famous Vermeer Masterpiece is accompanied by a number of interesting paintings also from the Hague.
Any chance to see these paintings is worth taking and there is more to see than in the recent similar...More
I visited for the art exhibition showing the famous Vermeer painting "Girl with a pearl earring". Queued outside having bought my ticket months in advance online and was shown in on time as the "queue manager" makes sure everyone gets in at the right time....More
Friends from Bologna were keen to show this museum.
The building is beautifully restored with several important 20th century paintings and an exhibition on the ground floor.
On the first floor is a cycle of Greek myths, very well explained on the interactive displays.