fb track
Siena, il Palio

Siena, The Museum of the Contrada del Bruco

Collections of religious objects, banners, costumes, all marking the different districts of Siena

Map for 43.318661,11.330513

The Contrada (districts) has its headquarters in the Oratory of the Holy Name of Jesus, built between 1666-69.

The museum recounts the history of the contrada and conserves material related to the life of the contrada and the palio from the 17th century to today.

Worth noting among the museum’s religious objects is a reliquary from 1728.

Via del Comune 44
Ph: +39 057747740 

Where not a single stone has changed down the centuries
Siena shines perfectly from a distance in its medieval magnificence. The three hills amid which the city rests rise up like an idyllic film set, the old boundaries soften like the past into a countryside that sometimes still seem like the scene painted by Ambrosia Lorenzetti in the Allegory of Good Government in the halls of Siena's city hall. ...