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Welcome to the museum that celebrates and tells the story of the Battle of Anghiari and the lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci, along with the history of this ancient town in Tuscany. Prehistory, Roman antiquities, ancient fire-arms and the...more
We popped into this museum because our B&B host in a nearby village (Castiglione Fiorentino) recommended it. It is laid out over 4 floors of an old building. It is not air conditioned so the upper floors are a little warm, but they are worth...More
The museum is named after the 1440 battle fought on the plain below the town between Florentines and the Milanese. It contains a model of the battle and detailed explanations about the fate of the lost Leonardo painting. There are also several rooms about the...More
Anghiari owes its lasting fame beyond Ital to the fact that Leonardo was commissioned to paint a scene from the battle on at which the Florentines triumphed over the Milanese on one of the walls of the council chamber in Florence. Unfortunately, only notes, sketches...More
As another reviewer says this is more information than exhibits, but the quality of the information is very good. I learnt a lot about the battle and also about the picture by Leonardo which was lost and painted over by Vasari. The film recreating the...More
More a series of text-heavy information boards (in Italian and English only?) accompanied by a limited number of exhibits, I nonetheless found this an interesting introduction to the Anghiari / Sansepolcro area. The geology and history plugged gaps in my schoolboy knowledge of Etruscan, Roman...More
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emmemme78, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo della Battaglia e di Anghiari, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2013
Thanks you for your review.
The staff is committed every day to improve the quality of the museum (and the gaps of which you speak). We are pleased that you had still enjoyed it. Come back soon and you will see many improvements!