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Re: [teacherartexchange] Uffizi question

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From: Holmgren (holmgren_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun May 14 2006 - 19:30:30 PDT


I am going to Paris in June for a week. Is it going to be a problem getting
into museums? I've read about buying a museum pass, but am wondering if it
is necessary to get advance tickets for places like the Louvre. ???

Mary H.

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From: "Betty B" <bettycarol_40@sbcglobal.net>
To: "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group"
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Sent: Tuesday, May 09, 2006 7:02 AM
Subject: Re: [teacherartexchange] Uffizi question

> Thanks guys, yes, I intend to have advance tickets for
> the Colosseum/Palatine, the Vatican Museum/Sistine -
> via the Vatican website and faxing, my friends have
> applied for the Papal Audience but haven't heard yet.
> We will also have advance tickets for our side trip to
> Giotto's Scrovegni Chapel in Padua. This summer,
> reservations to the Scrovegni chapel have the option
> of staying in the chapel twice as long, so I've
> planned around that of course! I think I won't need to
> worry about getting in to see most of the sites in
> Ravenna.
>
> So, ok, I will try to arrange at least two shots at
> the Uffizi. They will be also having an exhibit about
> Leonardo Da Vinci, but his drawings were only going to
> be there until May, so I don't know what the rest will
> be - some scale models of his inventions, etc.
>
> Thanks for the websites too. I will look at them all.
> I'm finding that some travel services sell tickets for
> sites that are actually free, so I'm being pretty
> cautious. Fortunately I found the actual Italian
> tourist board website which sends one to their
> preferred ticket vendor.
>
> Betty
>
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