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Mining Museum in Cavriglia

The museum itinerary was established to uphold the memory of the mining area

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The Mining Museum in Cavriglia, or MINE, was founded with the aim of preserving the memory of the mining area of Castlenovo dei Sabbioni, gathering artefacts and documents from the local mine. Materials for excavation and different types of minerals are on display, among which is a big block of lignite, as well as historical documents.

The museum presents a multimedia route to discover how miners worked and lived, with videos showing the different changes that occurred in the area of Cavriglia due to open-air extraction. Moreover, the museum offers didactic activities for schools and children, including special workshops.

Info: minecavriglia.it

Immersed in nature visitors can take in the beauties of the Natural Park
The town of Cavriglia is in the province of Arezzo, at a height of 308 m above sea level, and with a population of approximately 8,000 inhabitants. EARLY SETTLEMENTS It is a definite fact that the first settlement in the territories of Cavriglia are of Roman origin, given that it was shown that the area corresponding to today’s town, at the time, was crossed by an ancient and very ...