Carbonaio Museum Pistoia

Carbonaio Museum

Numerous private pieces make up the collection

Via Baggio, 36a

The museum was created to safeguard the memory of local traditions. It houses two rooms of tools, objects, customs and other instruments related to the life and traditions of the mountain people, in particular woodmen and coal miners.A bunker was constructed outside, with an open section which allows visitors to see the wood and the hut where the miners lived during the long periods away from home.

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A town rich in history and beauty
Collodi, like all towns which are in a strategic geographical position, has had a very troubled history. The town’s history has been marked by events revolving around the Garzoni family. They were part of the Ghibelline family, and therefore historic enemies of the Florentine Guelfs. ...