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Museo Civico Archeologico e d'Arte Sacra

Corso Matteotti, 122 | Palazzo Corboli, 53041, Asciano, Italy
+39 0577 719524
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An interesting small museum - worth making a detour to see.

This well curated and laid out museum is inside an old palace. It isn't filled with endless... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
415John
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Poole, United Kingdom
Great museum of medieval art and Etruscan history

This museum is also known as Palazzo Corboli. It is a terrific small museum, worth the detour... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
jandsnj
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31 Oct 2017
“An interesting small museum - worth making a detour to see.”
24 Aug 2016
“Great museum of medieval art and Etruscan history”
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Corso Matteotti, 122 | Palazzo Corboli, 53041, Asciano, Italy
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This well curated and laid out museum is inside an old palace. It isn't filled with endless material but what there is, in terms of Etruscan pottery and later artworks is worth seeing. It has enough for the casual visitor with 30 minutes to spare...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

This museum is also known as Palazzo Corboli. It is a terrific small museum, worth the detour while driving through Tuscany southeast of Siena. It has a terrific collection of sacred paintings including a few by Giovanni Pisano and Ambrogio Lorenzetti and a fine collection...More

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Elisa R, Operatore Museale at Museo Civico Archeologico e d'Arte Sacra, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2016

Thank you!!!!

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This little museum has a great selection of artifacts beautifully presented in a well restored building. Many original frescos add to the environment. Really worth a visit if you are in the area.

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Elisa R, Operatore Museale at Museo Civico Archeologico e d'Arte Sacra, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Thank you!

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Reviewed 4 June 2016

I was absolutely charmed by this lovely museum where I spent almost 2 hours one day this early spring while passing through the small town of Asciano. The staff was so very kind, informative and helpful. I found several books to purchase in the small...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2016

I think this is the museum where we were, as the collection looks identical, but our hotel called it Palzzo Corboli. This was a small museum in a charming little town. For its size the collection was fabulous. It's located in an old building with...More

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Elisa R, Operatore Museale at Museo Civico Archeologico e d'Arte Sacra, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2016

Thank you for your nice review! We hope to see you soon...

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Reviewed 7 April 2016

The Museo Civico Archeologico e d'Arte Sacra in Asciano, Italy is work seeking out even if one is not staying in Asciano. The museum itself is quite large and as the name indicates, includes both art and archaeological treasures. During a recent month long stay...More

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Elisa R, Operatore Museale at Museo Civico Archeologico e d'Arte Sacra, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2016

Thank you! It was a pleasure to have visitors like you!!! We hope see you soon!

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Reviewed 25 September 2015

This is a stunning little museum. The most beautiful building excellently concerted to its present use by a talented architect. The objects are all really well displayed and the collections from Etruscan through to fourteenth century paintings are way above the quality level you would...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2015

I wanted to see the well-known Birth of the Virgin by the Osservanza master and I was curious about the secular frescos mentioned in the TCI guide book; but I hadn't anticipated the other fine late medieval and early Renaissance paintings, nor how interesting the...More

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Elisa R, Operatore Museale at Museo Civico Archeologico e d'Arte Sacra, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2015

Dear Madame It was a pleasure to have you in Palazzo Corboli Museum and we are glad thet you enjoyed it. I apologize if we do not have the guide that day. Now it is available, so if you would like to buy it just...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2015

This is a gem of a museum. The collection is relatively small, but, on an object by object basis, it is rich indeed. Especially notable are the paintings, St Michael Slaying the Dragon by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, and "scenes from the birth of the Virgin Mary"...More

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Elisa R, Responsabile reception at Museo Civico Archeologico e d'Arte Sacra, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2015

Dear Madame It was a pleasure to have you in Palazzo Corboli Museum and we are glad that you enjoyed it. We apologize if we do not have the guide that day. Now it is available, so if you wold like to buy it, just...More

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gaius_11
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Hi! The Museum will be open, on January, every Saturday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. We are waiting for you!
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