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Collezione dei Violini di Palazzo Comunale

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Hidden gem

A visit to the Palazzo Comunale is something special. You see some of the very famous violins, and... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
545medva
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Budapest, Hungary
The collection of Violins

In the heart of the city, at the Comune Square (Palazzo Comunale), there is a Duomo of Cremona. The... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Paola G
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29 Oct 2017
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“The collection of Violins”
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

A visit to the Palazzo Comunale is something special. You see some of the very famous violins, and you can also see the frescos, and a part of the nice building.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

In the heart of the city, at the Comune Square (Palazzo Comunale), there is a Duomo of Cremona. The set of violins of the town hall is an exhibition of violins that includes some of the violin masterpieces of Cremona. The Museum also allows to...More

Thank Paola G
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We were with two professional symphony violinists but drat, the museum was closed on Wednesday so we headed towards the main Cathedral piazza where we saw a very friendly elderly gentleman and beautiful dog. We petted the dog and Alessandro instantly became our friend. All...More

3  Thank Harold J
Reviewed 19 December 2014

amazing collection - small but oh boy SPECIAL! Stradivarius, Amati, and more.... if you stroll in the Duomo square during spring and summer, you might get lucky and listen to the sound of these gems... live!! why? because they have a person in charge of...More

1  Thank DarzDarz
Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

This museum actually already changed place from near the Duomo to couple of meters further from the center. Extraordibary collection of violins not only by Stradivari but (looking nicer) violins manufactured by Amati family. Perfect to see violin manufacturers tools but also listen to commentaries...More

2  Thank Darek_Swidnica
Reviewed 9 June 2014

Cremona the city of three T's, Torre ( Tower ) , Tetti ( Roofs) and Tortelini ( kind of pasta) and the House of Strasdivari above all the best known hand craft artist for its remarkable work on perfection of violins. I was there on...More

1  Thank MIRATIRANA2014
Reviewed 3 November 2013

What a wonderful, modern, tribute to the violin. We had explanations of how some of the famous violin makers got started and what their techniques were, although no one knows all their secrets. Beautiful instruments to view. We had a performance where an expert violinist...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 15 October 2013

At the start you have an interactive guide which comes on automatically as you walk around the collection -starting with the history of the violin and how they are made, followed by a beautiful collection of instruments. An exciting feature is the posibility to listen...More

1  Thank JerryJuanlesPins
Reviewed 19 March 2013

No one in the Tourist Info office spoke English and could explain where to buy the tickets (in a cafe). No signage to direct you to the location of the museum. Very frustrating and time comsuming to find this small collection!!!

2  Thank jsworld
Reviewed 2 April 2012

I like the idea of visiting the Violins Museum and to have someone to play the violins. The violins were from Stradivari, Amati and Guarnieri. All the very best

3  Thank Alida_P_11
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