Ecomuseo della Montagna Pistoiese. Itinerario del ferro. "Ferriera Sabatini"
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Montagna Pistoiese EcoMuseum: “Ferriera Sabatini”

16th century blacksmith active until 1950s


The Ferriera Sabatini blacksmith center is part of the Iron Itinerary at the Montagna Pistoiese EcoMuseum. The blacksmith workshop features the ancient techniques for working iron (water wheels, mallets, forge and other tools). Blacksmithing demonstrations are done for schools and other groups. Part of the collection originally belonged to the blacksmith; others were taken from various workshops from the Pistoia mountain region. The objects were donated by SMI in Campo Tizzoro or by private citizens.

Hours: April, May, June, September, October: Saturday and Sunday from 16-19.
July and August, every day except Mondays from 16-19.
Price: 2,00 € with guided visit
Handicap access: Partial

Via delle Chioderie
Tel. 0573-97461 (uff. cultura provincia di Pistoia);

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