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Museum of the Holy Shroud (Museo della Sindone)

Via San Domenico 28, 10122 Turin, Italy
+39 011 436 5832
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Wonderful Experience

I did not know what to expect while visiting this museum. BUT everything in it exceeded my... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Houston, Texas
via mobile
Very interesting exhibition

The exhibition is very interesting: i expected the information to try to convince me that the image... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle C
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The museum shows a complete set of information about Shroud’s researches from ‘500 till now , gathering historical,scientific, devoutness and artistic aspects. A part of the museum presents scientific explorations of the shroud from 1898 to present. A second section is dedicated to the history ( believed as well as recorded ) of the Holy Shroud and its worship, starting from the second half of 15th century, when the Sheet became a property of Savoy family. In the photo graphical section a full set of official pictures of Shroud is shown. From first pictures taken by Secondo Pia in 1898, to the high definition digital pictures rom Hal9000 of 2008. Before visit a 5 languages video helps to understand shroud’s contents. The Museum has a path for blind. It is also available a panel that provides the Shroud in a coded form. For the first time a blind can indeed feel the same emotions that anyone feels the presence of the Shroud.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Via San Domenico 28, 10122 Turin, Italy
+39 011 436 5832
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I did not know what to expect while visiting this museum. BUT everything in it exceeded my expectations. It is definitely one of the top places to visit in Torino. Each exhibit was thoroughly explained without religious overtones. All exhibits and details were given in...More

1  Thank andiamokk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The exhibition is very interesting: i expected the information to try to convince me that the image had in fact been produced by the body of Jesus. However, I was really interested with all of the scientific facts detailing how it was thought the image...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Was keen to go to this museum, I'm not religious but find the subject fascinating. The real shroud isn't available to see as it's somewhere else, locked away but this is a good alternative. It isn't an easy location to find and you have to...More

3  Thank vlh66
Reviewed 15 May 2017

the people that run this place are so sweet, and helpful, kind and faithful,, it is informative,, but you can get in and out in probably 40 mins,,, it was a nice experience

2  Thank dawnbeautynomad
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Was really a blessing to visit this museum. Holy place and amazing art work. They also have a souvenir store with books and Other items for family and friends. Thank you God for giving us to opportunity to visit this museum. Please visit it if...More

2  Thank Sangeeta P
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I've read about the shroud a few years ago and was fascinated. The museum tells the story of the shroud and gives a historic overview. The real shroud is kept in the church where people can pray in front of the area.

3  Thank Niel G
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The shroud museum is a unique museum very close to the city center of Turin. Small in size but very interesting with a lot of information about the shroud. It starts with an audiovisual and continues with the museum including an audio guide. One should...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Being the Holy Shroud in Turin this museum is a must to visit. It will not take long and it is in the Centre. I advise it!

1  Thank grisha-krivchikov
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I went on a school trip in June 2015 and the real shroud was on display, they wouldn't let us take pictures inside but the feeling you get inside the church is indescriptible. Definitely the highlight of our trip, we got tickets prior to our...More

Thank Ale G
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The cathedral is free to enter and worth a visit. Inside there is a video providing information about the Turin shroud - very factual and dry but interesting nonetheless. There is an altar which houses the Turin shroud where you can pray or take a...More

4  Thank KJMNorthants
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8 July 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
The opening hours are the same and I went to the museum going down the stairs to the museum but is better to check with the museum maybe they have another way. Go on their website museodellasindone and check. The staff is... More
20 June 2017|
Response from vlh66 | Reviewed this property |
Hope. No you cannot see the real shroud at the museum. I'm not sure which church it is housed in but again it cannot be seen. It is only on view every so often and there's an announcement.
21 May 2017|
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Response from MuseodellaSindone | Property representative |
No. Purchase in advance service is not yet implemented. But it is not a problem since we are not a crowded museum. You can come and buy tickets without problem. Remember the Shroud is kept in a special box into the Turin... More
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