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Excellent little museum... display of breads amazing!

The museum isn't huge but there is plenty to see. Shame the signs are only in Italian but... the... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Bishop's Stortford, Herts, England
Unique and outstanding

This is a fascinating museum built in several floors and building at the edge to town with a great... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Cleveland, Oh
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

The museum isn't huge but there is plenty to see. Shame the signs are only in Italian but... the regional costumes are fabulous to see. The amazing bread creations an eye opener.. don't think I've ever seen so many varied and intricate dough creations anywhere...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

This is a fascinating museum built in several floors and building at the edge to town with a great view of the valley below. It is a simple but well designed building which contains several exhibitions, one of the costumes of the area, Barbara, one...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We visited Nuoro to learn more about the history and customs of the island, and this museum did not disappoint. Its lay-out is modern and attractive and, while the information on the walls and by the exhibits is in Italian, we were given an English...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LuiseFG
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I really enjoyed our visit to this museum. Inside the information is only in italian, but you can get an english translation on paper for yourself. I especially enjoyed the room with the fantastic breads and the popular costumes section. There was a photography exhibition...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank VAlettah
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting this lovely museum. We chose to go with a guide (2 euros extra) She spoke English very well and told us about the different cultures of Sardegna while showing us around. Wonderful costumes and traditional dresses, tapistry and an amazing bread...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Interesting displays of items of Sardinian culture. Displays range from dresses and fabrics to breads and plenty more in between. I am not a big museum fan but this one did hold my interest. Coupled it with a visit to the small museum located in...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Warwickchef
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We all really enjoyed this professionally presented museum. We were given a photocopy of an English translation of the information, which was a great help. However, the translation wasn't readily available, so make sure to ask for it.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 338gayem
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The Sardinian Ethnographic Museum (Italian: Istituto Etnografico della Sardegna), is an ethnographic museum in Nuoro, Sardinia. Its goal is to display the traditional life of the region. The museum building was built between the 1950s and the 1960s . The museum exhibits show all aspects...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

The museum has been recently renovated and the part I visited seems now to be called the 'Museo del Costume'. The Sardinian costumes were the most interesting to me having read the book 'Sea and Sardinia' by D.H. Lawrence in which he describes people's clothes...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Philip4153
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Not for anyone who doesn't speak Italian. I don’t understand how a museum for international visitors can have Italian only information and explanations?! The only English is to tell you the price and the times at the entrance. I really wanted to learn about Sardinian...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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