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Address: Via San Romano 1, 44121, Ferrara, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0532 244949
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Beautiful Renaissance manuscripts

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Caterina408
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Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States

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Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

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

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles 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?

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 a series of beautiful 16th century Flemish tapestries, a Madonna of the Pomegranate sculpture by... More 

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Milan
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 very special 'White Madonna' and huge tapestries. Well worth it. Staff kindly, suitable for disabled... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Definitely worth a visit. Probably a lot of tourists skip it as it a bit hidden though located on the main square. Excellent pieces on exhibition if you are an art lover.

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England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

The mediaeval hymn sheets to be seen here are beautifully illustrated with colourful depictions of cute little critters - deer, squirrels,monkeys etc. which are so fresh and vivid they could have been painted yesterday! On a hot afternoon this also offers an air conditioned respite, as a constant temperature is maintained to preserve these jewel-like masterpieces. Also to be seen... More 

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Statesville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

This museum is smallish, but has some important items in the way of illuminated manuscripts, sculptures and tapestries. Worth the visit- it is included in the museum card.

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