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Museo del Risorgimento e della Resistenza

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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History of the Risorgimento

Excellent museum in central Ferrara, exhibits explained in English and Italian and very... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
AubreyWenhaston_UK
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Wenhaston, UK
Impressive display - interesting Italian historical exhibition

I was here on a tour of Ferrara with my two sons (14 and 10) and we stumbled across here - we were... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Stenvoid
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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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29 Aug 2018
“History of the Risorgimento”
11 Sep 2017
“Impressive display - interesting Italian historical exhibition”
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Excellent museum in central Ferrara, exhibits explained in English and Italian and very knowledgeable staff. helps to understand the formation of modern Italy.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AubreyWenhaston_UK
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I was here on a tour of Ferrara with my two sons (14 and 10) and we stumbled across here - we were glad we did. Whilst of course most of the displays are in Italian, you still get a feel for some of the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Mementoes, uniforms, and documents from the Risorgimento period occupy rooms in the museum, followed by a fascinating record of the city during World War II and the activities of local Resistance fighters. The old newspapers provide hours of interest for anyone wanting to know more...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank PatriciaG147
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Loved this museum, especially the room given over to Peace Movement activity. In the other rooms there is a huge amount to see but much is in the form of posters, clippings and other written material all of which is in Italian of course. So...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jackharrybill
Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is not a place just to dip into - it requires effort to get the best out of it. The first part of the display is about the unification of Italy in the mid-19thC. More relevant to many tourists (and to academics looking for...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank richardph65
Reviewed 19 September 2016

This museum is quite small, with I think about 4 rooms plus an entrance hall. There are uniforms, weapons, a gas mask, and everyday items necessary for a soldier's survival, such as flasks. There is one piece of artillery in the front yard. I thought...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 4 September 2016

A small museum with nothing explained in English. One of the benefits of visiting is to see the inside courtyard to Sociedad with those blank walls that face the streets in Italian towns. Use a myfe card.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ozzie5melbourne
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The Risorgimento, meaning the reunification of Italy in the middle 1800's, and the world wars of the 20th century are depicted here from the experiences and the perspective of the local population. There are a lot of interesting original documents to peruse as well.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank GranZorro
Reviewed 21 August 2015

This is a museum devoted to local involvement in the risorgimento and the period between and up to the second world war. It really is for native italian speakers (which I am not). Interesting display of uniforms and posters - but there is too much...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Pat L
Reviewed 8 May 2015

This place is an amazing amount of material regarding the unification of Italy and the war of liberation from 1943 to 45. It is all in Italian, and although the staff is very helpful and very kind you really need both a working knowledge of...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank rcoleman79
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