piana di Lucca

Risorgimento Museum

Relics from the Risorgimento period to World War I


The exhibition dates back to 1925 when the National Association of Former Soldiers opened a war museum in the Fortilizio di San Donato, which was housed in the Villa Guinigi from 1929 to 1951. It was then closed until 1981 when it reopened in the Palazzo Ducale as the Risorgimento Museum. The museum is currently being moved to another location. It illustrates Italian history from 1821 to the World War I through relics, flags and weapons from the period. Especially interesting are the Carbonari flag from 1821, the national guard flag and the various Garibaldi and Mazzini relics.

Palazzo Ducale - Cortile degli Svizzeri 6
Tel: 0583 91636; 0583 955765 (National Association of Soldiers and Veterans)


Torre del Lago Puccini
Sunny beaches, fresh pine groves, ever-calm sea: paradise itself
In addition to the original epithet Torre del Lago, named after an age-old guard tower built between the 15th and 16th centuries on the western shore of the lake, Puccini was added recently, in tribute to the great composer, who loved the landscape that sparked his creative genius so much that he never had any desire to leave the place. ...