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The Diocesan Museum

Created to protect an important collection of sacred art

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The museum is located in part of the rectory, above the sacristy of the cathedral. The idea for the museum started in 1950, but the museum was only opened to the public in 1985.

The collection combines works from the cathedral and other churches in the diocese. The nucleus of the collection started in 1950. It has grown to include works from sacred sites which are no longer in use, or a safe storage for sites which maybe susceptible to theft. It includes wooden crucifixes from the 1200s; a panel painting of the Annunciation by Andrea di Nerio; frescoes by Spinello Aretino; and paintings by Bartolomeo della Gatta and Giorgio Vasari.
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