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The Landscape Museum

Learn about the transformation of the local landscape

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Castelnuovo Berardenga
This museum is housed in a late nineteenth century building which, until recently, was an abattoir. The idea behind the museum is to analyse how the world and our perception of the world has changed by showing various different landscapes and how they have altered over the years. There is an archaeological section which was renewed in July 2006.

The museum has a collection of photos, information and documentation concerning the landscape around Siena. The aim of this collection is to raise visitors’ awareness of this rich and varied territory. As well as images and videos which illustrate and explain the history, art and nature of this area, the museum also has several locally found ancient Etruscan artifacts on display.

Accessibility:
Please call for specific hours

Opening hours:
November – March: Friday to Saturday 10am – 1pm
April – October: Tuesday to Saturday 10am – 1pm & 3pm – 6pm. Sunday 10am – 1pm

Entry Fee:

€3.00 per person
€2.00 per person for groups of over 10 people
Disabled access
Lift & Bathroom

Contact Information:

Via Chianti 61
Castelnuovo Beradenga (Siena)
Telephone: 0577 355500
Email: direttore.museopaesaggio@museisenesi.org
 
Castelnuovo Berardenga
Charming hills, romanesque churches and a sea of castles
Nestled among the blossoming hills of the Chianti and the incredible landscape of the Crete Senesi, the charming area of Castelnuovo Berardenga is found just outside Siena, on the hills separating the first part of the Ombrone valley from the Arbia stream. ...
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