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Museo della Battaglia e di Anghiari

Piazza Goffredo Mameli 1-2, 52031 Anghiari, Italy
+39 0575 787023
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Simple but nice Museum

We popped into this museum because our B&B host in a nearby village (Castiglione Fiorentino... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
carrjenn
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Palo Alto, California
Insight into history of area

As iconic for Anghiari as The Plains of Abraham battle was for Britain and France......and just as... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Sheep25
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Victoria, Canada
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Welcome to the museum that celebrates and tells the story of the Battle of Anghiari and the lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci, along with the history of this ancient town in Tuscany. Prehistory, Roman antiquities, ancient fire-arms and the important Battle of Anghiari, the Museum retraces the development of this part of Tuscany through reconstructions, objects and historical records.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Piazza Goffredo Mameli 1-2, 52031 Anghiari, Italy
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+39 0575 787023
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We popped into this museum because our B&B host in a nearby village (Castiglione Fiorentino) recommended it. It is laid out over 4 floors of an old building. It is not air conditioned so the upper floors are a little warm, but they are worth...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017

As iconic for Anghiari as The Plains of Abraham battle was for Britain and France......and just as fascinating....

Thank Sheep25
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The museum is named after the 1440 battle fought on the plain below the town between Florentines and the Milanese. It contains a model of the battle and detailed explanations about the fate of the lost Leonardo painting. There are also several rooms about the...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Anghiari owes its lasting fame beyond Ital to the fact that Leonardo was commissioned to paint a scene from the battle on at which the Florentines triumphed over the Milanese on one of the walls of the council chamber in Florence. Unfortunately, only notes, sketches...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

As another reviewer says this is more information than exhibits, but the quality of the information is very good. I learnt a lot about the battle and also about the picture by Leonardo which was lost and painted over by Vasari. The film recreating the...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2015

Located right inside the walled city, this inexpensive museum is worth a visit to gain historical information about the town and region.

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Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is a must see if you are anywhere in the region of Anghiari. Staff were so nice and we un wittingly delayed them closing for lunch. We met the same lady later that day, in I think San Sepulchro.

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Reviewed 3 December 2012

More a series of text-heavy information boards (in Italian and English only?) accompanied by a limited number of exhibits, I nonetheless found this an interesting introduction to the Anghiari / Sansepolcro area. The geology and history plugged gaps in my schoolboy knowledge of Etruscan, Roman...More

5  Thank BredaH
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emmemme78, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo della Battaglia e di Anghiari, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2013

Thanks you for your review. The staff is committed every day to improve the quality of the museum (and the gaps of which you speak). We are pleased that you had still enjoyed it. Come back soon and you will see many improvements!

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