Museo Civico Medievale, Bologna

4.2
#9 of 44 in Museums in Bologna
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  • small enough Museum featuring a nice a bit disparate items, including weapons temporary exposure is reduced
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  • the Museum deserves 5 stars for location and for its contents, but it is in my opinion very disorganized, many message boards are dusty and lacks almost completely the signs to navigate between the different areas of the Museum. Part a staff did not know about an event that took place in the Museum. Exceptional instead the guided tour to the exhibition of "the allegory of sleep" by Paolo Cova, who pointed out with great skill the masterpiece by Algardi.
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  • The Museum is located in Palazzo Ghisilardi 15th century. Visit really exciting. The exhibition is well articulated. Many objects. The imposing statue of Pope Boniface VIII. Noteworthy bust of Gregory XV made of bronze by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Of particular interest is the large collection of sepulchral monuments. Also stone slabs depicting scenes. Among the exhibits there are books with miniatures expertly and beautifully made. There is an important and extensive collection of weapons and armor. Also ceramics, ivories, decorative glass, treasures of inestimable beauty. Recommend a visit
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  • I really liked this museum. The armory was my favorite section by far. There’re some crazy and imaginative weapons that seems taken from a movie, like a walking stick with a cannon. There are also a few great sculptures made of bronze and black marble. The price was cheap, at the moment I wrote this only €5... no queue, and not crowded.
  • Very high quality exhibits in a relaxed museum. No crowds here. Very pleased to have visited.
  • Very nice place, I'd say it's even better than the one in Castello Sforzesco in Milano
  • Old-fashioned museum, some very nice pieces and not too large, but not a highlight of Bologna
  • Nice museum. Collection of medieval guns is cool
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