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Museo della Battaglia e di Anghiari

Closed Now: 09:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 17:30
Open today: 09:30 - 13:00, 14:30 - 17:30
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Very interesting museum tells a long history.

Besides focusing on the famous battle of Anghiari between the Milanese and the Florentinese this... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
bigvicSydney
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Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Simple but nice Museum

We popped into this museum because our B&B host in a nearby village (Castiglione Fiorentino... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
carrjenn
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Palo Alto, California
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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
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Piazza Goffredo Mameli 1-2, 52031 Anghiari, Italy
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Reviewed 2 December 2012

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

5  Thank BredaH
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!

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Besides focusing on the famous battle of Anghiari between the Milanese and the Florentinese this museum explains the long history of the city and the importance of the Tiber River over thousands of years. Lots of steps make this visit difficult for some people

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

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

Thank carrjenn
Reviewed 27 December 2017

As iconic for Anghiari as The Plains of Abraham battle was for Britain and France......and just as fascinating....

Thank Sheep25
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank stewartauh
Reviewed 20 September 2016

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

Thank patinhongkong
Reviewed 10 September 2016

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

Thank annelainea
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Located right inside the walled city, this inexpensive museum is worth a visit to gain historical information about the town and region.

Thank John C
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This is a must see if you are anywhere in the region of Anghiari. Staff were so nice and we un wittingly delayed them closing for lunch. We met the same lady later that day, in I think San Sepulchro.

Thank chroistor
Reviewed 2 December 2012

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

5  Thank BredaH
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!

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