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Tuscany Sights

Museo Arte e Storia della Miniera (Museum of the Art and History of Mining)

  • Piazza Matteotti Map It

Updated 12/05/2013

Fodor's Review

This museum, in the upper part of town, shows how dependent Massa Marittima has been since Etruscan times on the mining of copper, lead, and silver. Exhibits trace the history of the local mining industry. Across the street, you can even visit a real mine.

Sight Information

Address:

Palazzetto delle Armi, Piazza Matteotti, Massa Marittima, 58024, Italy

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Phone:

0566-902289

Sight Details:

  • Museum €1.50; museum and mine €5
  • Museum: Apr.–mid-July, Tues.–Sun. 3–5:30; mid-July–Aug., Tues.–Sun. 10:30–1 and 3–5:30; Sept.–Mar. by appointment for groups. Mine visits: Apr.–Oct., Tues.–Sun. at 10, 11, noon, 12:45, 3:30, 4:30, 5, and 5:45; Nov.–Mar. at 10, 11, noon, 12:45, 3, 4, and 4:30

Updated 12/05/2013

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