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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!!!