Tuscany Sights

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

  • Piazza Matteotti Map It
  • Massa Marittima

Published 04/25/2016

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


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

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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. 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

Published 04/25/2016


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