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Teatro Farnese

Palazzo Della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
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A wonderful old theatre

You pay €10 for a ticket that includes this theatre, the Galleria Nazionale, the Museo Archeologico... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Thomas M
Melbourne, Australia
Teatro Farnese

Teatro Farnese impresses by sheer size, the space it occupies and by its all-wood interior. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ron S
New York City, New York
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Palazzo Della Pilotta, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

You pay €10 for a ticket that includes this theatre, the Galleria Nazionale, the Museo Archeologico and the Biblioteca, all part of the Palazzo della Pilotta. The lower tiers of this old theatre are of timber, an unusual feature that in itself makes it worth...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Teatro Farnese impresses by sheer size, the space it occupies and by its all-wood interior. The ticket includes the antiquity museum and art gallery with a Leonardo's drawing as its highlight.

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to visit and quite impressive! Sad though that the gallery adjacent to the theater was partly closed, especially the part exhibiting Leonardo da Vinci's drawings...

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Certainly worth a visit for anybody staying even only a few hours in Parma. You seldom see such a well preserved wooden theatre with this wealth of decorations etc...

Thank Christian L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on purpose to Parma to see the theater and I was extremely happy about the visit. We took a private tour guide to deeply understanding the history behind and I must say it was a good choice. Tickets in the afternoon are cheaper...More

Thank apocalypsenow66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best thing we have seen in Parma. It is an old armory dated 1618 , it's all wood!! There are beautiful churches Parma, but this is unique. The ticket to see it often includes a museum with paintings of Correggio, Beato Angelico...More

Thank laSabry
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I have never seen a wooded structure on such a scale this was truly awesome, other exhibits in the pilotta also worth a visit

Thank TheClairevH
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Quite a stunning and incredible surprise. Very much unexpected given the exterior of the building. Nice to go on stage and imagine performing!

Thank Jimmywoody
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Tired after a day of traveling, and it was 5 pm and the ticket lady was not informative, so we were unclear on what we were paying for. It cost 10 euros each for the theater and 2 museums, which was okay though we had...More

Thank brinlois
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't normally be passionate about a theatre, but such a remarkable place with a wonderful history

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Good day What is on at the Teatro Farnese 20 - 25 October please? Regards Connie
9 October 2015|
Response from Francesca-bill |
This marvellous theatre to day is not an ordinary theatre but ONLY a fantastic museum ,a unique example of a Court theatre built in the XVII c. to astonish Cosimo De Medici who was expected to visit Parma. Only ONCE a few... More
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We will be in Parma area from May 1 - 5, 2015. Is there anything going on at the theater during this time period that we may attend? Are there afternoon visiting hours at the theater?
22 January 2015|
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What events are scheduled between October 12, 2015 and October 18, 2015?
10 January 2015|
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