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Museo della Cattedrale

Via San Romano 1, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
+39 0532 244949
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Housed in a former church right next to the Cathedral, this museum contains some wonderful things... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
gianlorenzo
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norfolk
Suberb

The hymnals and illustrations were stunning. How they managed to transport them is intriguing... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Berseder
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London, United Kingdom
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Via San Romano 1, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

Housed in a former church right next to the Cathedral, this museum contains some wonderful things in a beautiful setting. The main paintings, huge doors formerly from the front of the organ in the Cathedral, are quite simply magnificent. Painted by Cosimo Tura, they show...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

The hymnals and illustrations were stunning. How they managed to transport them is intriguing. Well worth a visit.

Thank Berseder
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

So many gems there. The music scores on parchment, spectacularly decorated by monks, are just stunning. The panels of St. George and the Dragon are beautiful. The "Statues of the Months" are breathtaking: go there, and have a look at the one where somebody is...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Very good display of choral books from the cathedral. Not often you seen these so well displayed. Beautiful miniature paintings from the mid-1400s.

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Super setting, around a cloistered yard. Some fabulous illuminated manuscripts/medieval choral scores, tapestries and sculptures.

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

This museum is free with your 2 day myFE card. Personally I liked the quality of the sculptures very much. It doesn't take long to see it but if you have the myFE card why not?

1  Thank Willie2000
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great air conditioning! Wonderful to step inside when it is 34 degrees outside! Free admission with MYFE card. Beautifully Illuminated manuscript choral books on display upstairs. Then across the courtyard are a selection of reliquaries and ecclesiastical robes. Also in the next door room are...More

Thank Lesley S
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Reviewed 14 February 2016

This museum is set around a charming cloister which keeps the rain off. There are two parts, an upstairs reading room that has enormous illuminated books that are precious and unique and a large hall in an old church space where you can admire the...More

1  Thank LukePearce
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

Divided into two sections, the museum houses some fine examples of ancient art. The first hall has illuminated choral books with exquisite, detailed paintings, plus marble tiles. The second room has enormous tapestries which were hung in the cathedral. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 31 August 2015

This is a small museum in a former convent. Not too big, not too much, but the exhibits are first class. You should visit!

1  Thank 545medva
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