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Museo delle Statue Stele in Pontremoli

The museums you don't expect along the Via Francigena

There are places that know how to open a window on lesser-known aspects of Tuscany, such as the unusual museums encountered along the Via Francigena

Museums of history, places of the past

The Piagnaro Castle in Pontremoli
The Piagnaro Castle in Pontremoli - Credit: Sailko
Etruscan find in the Archaeological Museum of San Gimignano
Etruscan find in the Archaeological Museum of San Gimignano - Credit: ArchaiOptix
Museum of the Contrada della Civetta in Siena
Museum of the Contrada della Civetta in Siena - Credit: LigaDue

Museums of traditions, amid country life and works of yesteryear

Gallery in the Park Mining Museum of Abbadia San Salvatore
Gallery in the Park Mining Museum of Abbadia San Salvatore - Credit: Albarubescens

Music, poetry and the contemporaneity: museums of the arts

Puccini Museum in Lucca
Puccini Museum in Lucca - Credit: Palickap

Child-friendly: museums for kids

Pilgrims' Hall (Sala del Pellegrinaio) in the Santa Maria della Scala in Siena
Pilgrims' Hall (Sala del Pellegrinaio) in the Santa Maria della Scala in Siena - Credit: Sailko
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