At the Museum with the Paper Master: the activity that will take place on the occasion of Saturdays with the Master in addition to the visit of the eighteenth-century factory, has the peculiarity of availing itself of the help of the Master Cartai of the Magnani Pescia Company who will carry out live, only for visitors, the precious handcrafted product.
The visit to the museum includes the Paper Mill Le Carte and Filigrane Room of Magnani Historical Archive. The proposal also includes a visit to the restored industrial building and the narration of the history of the Magnani family and its rise in the entrepreneurial landscape of the time.
The Museum is located in Pietrabuona and has its headquarters in the eighteenth-century Cartiera Le Carte.
The institution was founded with the intention of preserving and passing on the ancient art of processing and manufacturing "handmade paper" and to raise awareness of the importance and evolution of paper production, an activity that has been present in the Pescia area since end of the 15th century. The Museum thus becomes the tool for spreading this knowledge, making it discovered and appreciated by those who do not know it. The Paper Museum also has the Historical Archive of the Ancient Magnani Paper Mills of Pescia consisting of over 600 linear meters of documents: a journey of over 300 years in the history of an internationally famous paper company.
When: Second and fourth Saturday morning and afternoon of each month, by reservation
Duration: 1 hour and a half
- Full ticket 15 euros
- Reduced ticket 10 euro - Under 18 and Students, Over 65, people with disabilities
- Free ticket for children up to six years, accompanying persons with disabilities, journalists with press cards valid for the current year, authorized guides
- Family package 1: 2 adults + 1 child 7-18 years 35 euros
- Family package 2: 1 adult + 2 children 7-18 years 28 euros
Maximum number 25 people