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Museo del Violino

Piazza Marconi, 26100 Cremona, Italy
+39 0372 080809
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quiet and engaging

A true immersion into musical and instrument history. There is no other museum quite like this one... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jerseyjazz
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New Jersey
Excellent Museum. Smaller Than I'd Imagined

It is a very well done and interesting museum, even for a non musician like myself. It was a bit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zorro_ICW
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Museo del Violino Antonio Stradivari based in Cremona, is dedicated to cremonese luthery of all time. At the same time it is a Museum, an Auditorium and a Research Centre about antique and modern luthery. It promotes the International "Triennale" competition of Violin Making Antonio Stradivari
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“on display” (18 reviews)
“audio guide” (11 reviews)
“violin making” (21 reviews)
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Piazza Marconi, 26100 Cremona, Italy
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+39 0372 080809
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A true immersion into musical and instrument history. There is no other museum quite like this one. Very restful and informative at the same time. We enjoyed watching videos of the young contest winners playing the Stradavarius instruments.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very well done and interesting museum, even for a non musician like myself. It was a bit smaller than I'd imagined and unfortunately we were not able to check out the auditorium. It was mainly for my teen daughter and wife who...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must for violin lovers but not only. If you are travelling in the vicinity of Cremona, it is worth your while to stop at the violin museum. Located in an impressive building in the town centre, the museum houses one of the most impressive...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cremona re-established its string-instrument production in modern times. Today the apprenticeships and internships are thriving, with many workshops and an international set of aspiring instrument-builders that numbers in the hundreds. the museum, which is very child-friendly, demonstrates the structure of the violin, its construction procedures,...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We very much enjoyed our visit to this museum. The audio guide provides clear explanations and also allows you to listen to violin music. The museum has quite a few touch screen applications which make it very visual how a violin is made and which...More

2  Thank sosofar
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

So many lovely instruments made by famous makers. Take the time to watch the film featuring artists playing instruments in the collection.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

The museum is not just about Stradaveri, or even Guarneri or Amati. Instead, it covers the whole history of violin making in what is essentially even now the world's most prestigious location for violin making. The museum is larger than you might think at first...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The museum is really beautiful and we had a lovely guide. Worth visiting. Honoured to be listening to such precious instruments.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We thought this was expensive for what you got. The guide was interesting and the facts about violin history were good. It was informative. However, the museum felt small for the cost. The workshop was oversold as it was actually just a mock up of...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

Incredible not because of the building, but because of the atmosphere inside. In addition to the old Stradivari violins, there are a lot of interactive attractions for you to learn more about violins. Not to say that at the end, your favorate violinist may play...More

1  Thank Zornitsa A
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Response from Zornitsa A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, it's 10 euro.
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Response from yakherd | Reviewed this property |
Regular is 10 Euros, reduced for students/seniors - 7 Euros
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Response from Dropback10 | Reviewed this property |
The museum is very well planned and entertaining for the non-violinist as well as those who study the instrument. Please plan enough time to fully enjoy it. While the Academy for violin making is behind the museum I have... More
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