Been here twice, and seeing Michelangelo's Pieta alone is worth it. Stop in, and stay as long as you care.
About Museo dell'Opera del Duomo
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Having seen the huge crowds for the Duomo, we headed round the corner to this absolute gem of a museum. Spacious, well set out, time to enjoy the art without the constant pressing of crowds. To see how the Duomo was actually built, and the...More
Everyone is in the Piazza del Duomo and crushing into the cathedral and dome, but walk behind the piazza to the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo - that's where the art is (don't expect much in the cathedral) and few of the crowds. I sat with...More
This museum was incredible! Some highlights included the original doors for the Baptistry (mind blowing), Donatello’s Mary Magdelene in wood (one of my top works of art I’ve seen), and Michelangelo’s Pieta (in Florence). There are also areas dedicated to the design and structure of...More
The plaza is jammed, two hour wait for the climb of the. Cathedral bell tower, etc etc BUT Behind the cathedral is the museo. A very modern and extremely well designed facility With more cathedral sculpture than the cathedral . With fascinating displays and details...More
We went after walking through the Duomo and this place doesn't disappoint. A great place see and understand the facade of the Duomo.
Loved seeing the models of the cathedral dome. Make sure you go up to the top floor. The view of the Doumo is unparalleled. So is the collection, including the original doors.
Interesting re-creation of what the church looked like in the planning stages. This museum is also newer, so it was nice and cool inside.