A tour of the Museo del Violino

December 18, 2013

An interactive display showing the stages of a violin's construction.
An interactive display enabling visitors to explore the different aspects of a violin
The 'Treasure Box' room of rare classical Cremonese instruments
A modern reconstruction of the back of the Andrea Amati 'King' cello in its original size
A map showing the growth and distribution of violin making through the centuries
A gallery of instruments by winners of the Triennale making competition
The museum's concert hall, the Auditorium Giovanni Arvedi
The museum's concert hall, the Auditorium Giovanni Arvedi
The museum's Auditorium Giovanni Arvedi, as seen from the stage
The 1677 'Sunrise' Stradivari violin, in the Friends of Stradivari gallery space

Besides its collections of classical, modern and contemporary instruments, Cremona’s new Museo del Violino boasts high-tech interactive displays and a state-of-the-art concert hall.

To navigate through the gallery, click on any picture and use the left and right arrow keys to scroll through the images.

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All photos Pauline Harding

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