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Museo Tesoro del Duomo

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A small treasury with some impressive items, good lighting

A good place to visit if there are no cruise ships in the harbor (too small when crowds descend on... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
K3497TPgregorym
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Bet the Crowds and return for the show

We walked through, before the crowd arrived. we were wondering why so many folks were being bussed... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
bsnsmn
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Oct 9, 2018
“A small treasury with some impressive items, good lighting”
May 4, 2018
“Bet the Crowds and return for the show”
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Via S. Giacomo, 2 | Piazza Duomo, 98122, Messina, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

A good place to visit if there are no cruise ships in the harbor (too small when crowds descend on the cathedral), has some excellent reliquaries and liturgical items, with good lighting in a pleasant space.

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

We walked through, before the crowd arrived. we were wondering why so many folks were being bussed in all at the same time. Until the bells, music and loin roars started. The art is unbelievable.

Thank bsnsmn
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The museum is located in the south hall of the cathedral and keeps several hundred exhibits, including some really marvelous examples. It is worth the admission fee.

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 19 May 2017

It was closed! How ridiculous is that, with 2000 screaming Cunard passengers wanting some culture....

Thank romeo017
Reviewed 21 June 2016

An exceptional collection of religious art, a real treasure. The jewels and offerings are masterpieces of goldsmith.

Thank CarlosC_rec
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Definitely work a visit; inexpensive entrance fee. You will find countless jeweled sacred items, as well as the gold mantel that covered an icon of Mary and Jesus that no longer exists.

1  Thank Cristina S
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

This classic museum is inside the Church on the right hand side. There is a small entrance fee. The calices and other artifacts on display are well maintained. Some of them dating back a few centuries. Videos and photos are not permitted inside

Thank mackiandrade
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Inside the Cathedral there is a small museum with about 400 pieces in 4 rooms (2 floors), some dating from the 10th century, the main piece of the museum is the "Manta d'oro" (Golden Mantle) which is the covering, in the Byzantine tradition, for the...More

Thank Alejnadro
Reviewed 9 July 2015

The museum is full of fantastic gold, silver and bronze pieces, which date back from the 11th century. With the Audioguide everything becomes a bit more interresting and clearer (takes about 20min). The golden Manta is a priceless piece that just enchants you with its...More

Thank Pecco K
Reviewed 26 October 2012

This is a must see museum for antique and relic connousseurs. Inside are collections of very valuable reliquary kept for safe keeping. Some of the items dates from the middle ages and are full of gold, silver, and priceless vestments and statuaries saved from the...More

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