Valtiberina Musei Pass

After Florence and Prato, now the Valtiberina area has its very own museums pass! WHAT The Valtiberina Musei Pass is the new, special, cumulative card that grants discounts to visit museums in Anghiari, Caprese Michelangelo, Monterchi, Sansepolcro and Sestino, the charming towns of the Tiberina Valley, west of Arezzo. HOW MUCH The Valtiberina Musei Pass grants discounts in all the museums and you can save up to 12 euro, if you visit them all. HOW LONG The Valtiberina Musei Pass in not personal and doesn’t have an expiry date. Therefore it can be used anytime by anyone. WHERE You can buy the card at the ticket office of one of the museums. When you'll buy the first ticket in the first museum, you’ll be given the Pass to obtain a discount when visiting all the others. And here are the museums! ANGHIARI Museums of the Battle and History of Anghiari An ancient building in the heart of the old and charming town of Anghiari, a place that is known for a famous battle, celebrated also by Leonardo da Vinci, that took place in 1440 and redefined the borders of Tuscany. Memories of the battle are today preserved in the Museum, along with items of the city's history. Piazza Mameli 1-2 web Palazzo Taglieschi Four floors of a Renaissance palace dedicated to the history of this Valley, including a masterpiece: the Madonna and Child by Jacopo della Quercia (around 1420). The antique kitchen preserves a collection of everyday objects and some religious items, such as the collection of dressed Madonnas. Piazza Mameli
[Photo Credist: www.battaglia.anghiari.it ]
[Photo Credist: www.battaglia.anghiari.it ]
SANSEPOLCRO Civic Museum The museum is home to some of the masterpieces by Piero della Francesca: the Resurrezione - the symbol of the town - the Polittico della Misericordia and two detached frescoes, San Ludovico and San Giuliano. Via Niccolò Aggiunti 75 web Aboca Museum Aboca Museum, the original and only Herb Museum, dedicated to the ancient tradition of Medicinal Herbs through history: herbariums and pharmaceutical botanical books, ancient mortars, ceramics and glassware and also a faithful reconstruction of ancient laboratories. Via Niccolò Aggiunti 75 web
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[Photo Credits: www.abocamuseum.it ]
MONTERCHI Madonna del Parto Museum The Madonna del Parto is one of the greatest works of Piero della Francesca, a detached fresco painted around the middle of the fifteenth century in the church of Santa Maria di Momentana. Via della Reglia 1 web (ITA)
The Museum of Weights and Scales Thanks to the passion of Velio Ortolani, an extraordinary collector, Monterchi has one of the most original museums of Tuscany (and one of the most important of this kind in Europe). The museum hosts the Ortolani collection, made up of hundreds of items found scouting antiques markets and small shops since the 1960s. The museum shows also the evolution of the many different Italian and foreign systems of measurement. Via XX Settembre 1 SESTINO The National Antiquarium Inside the museum there are numerous sculptures - such as the statue of Aphrodite and the head of Augustus - as well as carvings and funerary monuments of Hellenistic style. The highlight is the reconstruction of a funerary temple of the Augustan Age. Via Marche 29 CAPRESE MICHELANGELO The Michelangelo Museum The medieval castle of Caprese Michelangelo - three main buildings, with a garden – is the home of this museum, dedicated to Michelangelo by his hometown. The museums also hosts some contemporary art pieces. Via Capoluogo 1 web (ITA) caprese michelangelo museo