We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Complesso Museale della Cattedrale

Review Highlights
Not just a proper introduction to the cathedral's visit, but also a great attraction in itself.

This museum is housed in a building on the left side (for those looking at the facade) of the San... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Brun066
,
Florence, Italy
Nice area

After our visit to the Cathedral very pleasant to stroll around the outside and visit the other... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
814AlanW
,
Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
Read all 158 reviews
129
All photos (129)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“audio guide”(7 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
10°
Dec
Jan
10°
Feb
Contact
Piazza Antelminelli, Lucca, Italy
Website
+39 0583 490530
Call
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Lucca
from US$98.50
More Info
from US$184.20
More Info
from US$75.30
More Info
from US$104.30
More Info
Reviews (158)
Filter reviews
37 results
Traveller rating
20
13
3
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
20
13
3
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews audio guide combined ticket several levels artifacts museum display illuminated religious limoges garments century duomo visitors cumulative sacred giovanni structure
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 37 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you (like me) find large museums rather dulling to the senses after the first half hour or so, you'll appreciate this beautifully organized small museum that illumines so many aspects of the history of Lucca. The building itself is a fascinating example of modernism,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mitchell S
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This museum is housed in a building on the left side (for those looking at the facade) of the San Martino cathedral. There is a useful cumulative ticket (which we have purchased, 9 euros) to visit, along with it, also the Cathedral, the nearby SS...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brun066
Reviewed 13 September 2018

So much to see and admire. The museum is particularly well displayed. The range and quality of art works make for a rewarding visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 3derek
Reviewed 22 June 2018

If you visit the Duomo, then do cross over and see all the wonderful things in this museum. The gold ornaments for the Holy Cross were stunning.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Cath B
Reviewed 18 April 2018

The cathedral is a must visit. Buy the combo ticket that gives you access to the Cathedral, the Tower and the Archeological dig under the Bapistry (and its tower). Spectacular city views from the Cathedral Tower, but the real treasures are inside the Cathedral.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Toronto101
Reviewed 26 November 2017

There are just a few things, mostly related to the jewlery pertaining the the Christ made on rhe 8th century that is placed in the cathedral, and just a few more things.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank McMarcus
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This was my forth trip to Italy and I finally made it into this church. The outside structure captured my attention and I felt the need to go visit. There was no cost to visit, it is a quiet church but very welcoming. I know...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank maddly_13
Reviewed 28 October 2017

After our visit to the Cathedral very pleasant to stroll around the outside and visit the other parts covered by the combined ticket . Marble frontage is stunning

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 814AlanW
Reviewed 1 October 2017

When visiting the cathedral we thought it only right to have a look at the museum.Even if you come away having learned a little bit more history it is worth while.Of course some museums are better than others but while you are there take a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bob A
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We are not museum people but our friend told us to go on the basis of the bejewelled garments and headgear that are on display that would be worn through the streets for the forthcoming parade. As we weren't going to be there we thought...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank boaster
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 46 nearby hotels
Albergo San Martino
599 reviews
.17 km away
Albergo Diana
94 reviews
.19 km away
Antica Residenza dell'Angelo
105 reviews
.25 km away
Piccolo Hotel Puccini
276 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 680 nearby restaurants
Cantine Bernardini
1,879 reviews
.16 km away
Soup in Town
467 reviews
.18 km away
Ristorante all'olivo
830 reviews
.20 km away
Enoteca Calasto
213 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 218 nearby attractions
Le mura di Lucca
8,322 reviews
.12 km away
Puccini e la sua Lucca International Permanent Festival
1,305 reviews
.13 km away
Lucca's Duomo (Cattedrale di San Martino)
2,153 reviews
.09 km away
Casa della Befana
19 reviews
.24 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Complesso Museale della Cattedrale staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines