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City of wonderful mosaics

With so many impressive sites to see I went back to Ravenna for a second visit. The mosaics are... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Peter S
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Bradford, United Kingdom
Very interesting

This was very interesting as they had some original mosaics as well as some copies. They also have... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
B T
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small museum with several exhibits describing the history of mosaics. Reproductions, paintings/drawings and a few original pieces walk you through the history of mosaics. Worth a short visit if you are in the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Z0siaB
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

It's a collection of copies, pictures of mosaics, and contemporary art. Contains some tools and samples of tesseras as well. Nothing worth of visiting if you have average education. Might be interesting for children.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

I wish there was a little more in the way of English translation but it was fascinating. The collection of the 1960’s works themed on Dante’s work was an added bonus

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Our cruise ship dropped anchor in Ravenna. It was the jump off point for Bolonga, Maranello, San Marino, and other places. GF wanted to visit San Marino and I had no problem with that except this country is on a very steep mountain top. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

With so many impressive sites to see I went back to Ravenna for a second visit. The mosaics are marvellous and if you have the chance to go please go.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I went there during the Notte d'Oro, and the ticket to the Domus dei Tappetti di Pietra was included with the guided tour. I learned so much about the history and usage of mosaics. I didn't really think about modern mosaics before that. The guide...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank CXuor
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Old church converted to a museum, and now includes a mix of ancient, reproduction, and instructional mosaics, with interesting displays of how mosaics and the materials are made.WARNING: Funky hours, subject to closure for special events without any notice or help from the workers, who...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This place is well displayed and has some great modern mosaics in there as well. Beautiful but that is not all. It gets you entry into the Domus Dei Tappeti Di Pietra for an additional euro, that is awesome go there! Also that extra euro...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Mysticpangolin
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was very interesting as they had some original mosaics as well as some copies. They also have a section with some more modern mosaics as well

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank B T
Reviewed 21 April 2017

You can't miss this museum when visiting Ravenna if you love mosaics. It's got a lot of information about mosaics and their history. It wasn't really a museum for me because I went to a lot of places where they had/have mosaics in Ravenna. Once...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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