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Museo Dantesco

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Address: Via Dante Alighieri, 48100, Ravenna, Italy
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+39 0544 30252

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As Danet is one of the greatest european writers, the museum in his death place, few steps from his tomb could be better equiped.

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Zagreb, Croatia
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Dante was one of the most learned and complex persons that have ever lived. This museum gives you a comic book perspective on his work,featuring atrocious illustrations of the Commedia when they could have had their pick of the work of some very fine artists including Blake and Dore. Vergogna!

Thank Michael L
Zagreb, Croatia
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

As Danet is one of the greatest european writers, the museum in his death place, few steps from his tomb could be better equiped.

Thank marijansesvete
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This museum provided a pleasant contrast from the mosaics, imaginatevely explaining the life and works of Dante, probably insufficiently understood by most English speaking tourists

Thank Voil
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Obviously, monuments and dead poets don't really talk. The museum allowed Dante's voice and life to ring out in a unique fashion.

Thank Mike N
Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Ravenna has so many amazing attractions to offer that this one falls a bit short in comparison. The museum offers Dante's history as seen through the eyes of painters through the ages, as well as an exhibition on Ravenna's own historical ties to Dante's life and death. While the museum was charming in a way, it was very small, and... More 

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Ashford kent
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

During Ravenna week we saw plays by local actors helping to bring the life of Dante to more people.The museum is more contemporary and user friendly than others.

Thank Ruth w
Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

I don´t know if this museum shoul be considered "good" or "d" - it depens on one´s expecttion, age and knowledge of Dante. It starts with a comic book strip showing Dante´s Inferno. Good for kids - and it has a certain charm for grown ups too. Otherwise there is the usual stuff, his books in all kinds of languagesm... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Located next to his tomb, it seemed appropriate to continue my Dante lesson here. Located in a palazzo nearby the museum (ticket €3 pp) gave lots of details of Dante's personal life, the hiding and discovery of his remains and was filled with I ages of him, Beatrice and representations of the Divine Comedy

Thank Tracy E
Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

This museum is focused on two things: Dante's stay in Ravenna and how Ravenna looked then, and describing Dante's work "the Divine Comedy". Especially the explanations about his work are well done (and bilingual in English and Italian). We recommend a visit - the place seems to receive few visitors, which means you can spend an hour here.

Thank Olle W
Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

This place is more like a monastery with a wide patio and an impressive building complex which hosts a great exhibition about the work of Dante.

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