Certaldo
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The Civic Museum of Palazzo Pretorio in Certaldo

Exhibitions showcase paintings and archeological finds inside the historical building

Certaldo
Palazzo Pretorio was built between 1117 and 1164. The façade conserves numerous coasts of arms in marble and stone as well as precious examples made by exponents that emerged from the famous school of ceramics maestro Della Robbia.The building is the main exhibition space in Certaldo and during the year it hosts a variety of different events, including exhibitions, lectures, conferences, seminars and theatrical performances. In addition to this, the permanent museum displays artworks by Pier Francesco Fiorentino and frescoes by Benozzo Gozzoli and other artists from his workshop. A section is dedicated to ancient Roman and Etruscan archeological finds that were discovered in the surrounding area.

Opening Hours:
April 1 to October 31, 2009: Monday to Sunday, from 9:30am to 1:30pm and 2:30pm to 7pm.

Ticket Price:
A single ticket gives entrance to three museums in Certaldo: 6€
Reduced: 4€
Groups of 25 people or more: 3€

Full ticket price for this museum only: 4.50€
Reduced for groups of 25 people or more 3€
Free entrance for children 6 years and under
Special price for Touring members: 50% discount.

Disabled Access:
Partial access to the disabled.


Contacts:
Piazzetta del Vicariato 3
CERTALDO (FLORENCE)
Tel.: 0571661219
E-mail: cultura@comune.certaldo.fi.it
http://cultura.empolese-valdelsa.it/smvf/pretorio_eng.htm
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