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All reviews medieval hospital archaeological museum religious relics multiple floors hospital ward enormous complex different levels couple of hours great collection wonderful frescoes medieval times take pictures well worth the visit two hours take your time works of art exhibits
The complex of Santa Maria della Scala, opposite the Duomo, served as a hospital for more than eight hundred years. It was, actually, one of the first examples of the “social abode”, the hospital not only for sick, but a caring facility for children, pilgrims...More
We loved this museum..it was an old hospital and is very surprisingly decorated. It's much larger and much more interesting than expected and is definitely worth a visit.
The price of admission includes an audio tour (which you can pick up in the garderobe/cloakroom area)....More
Visit this complex to see the wonderful frescoes that are situated in the Pellgrinaio. The building was established to provide shelter for pilgrims on the way to Rome. It is situated opposite the Duomo. The Ospedale also provided care for the sick and elderly, took...More
We were expecting a hospital museum but it is far more than that! There were your traditional works of art, relics of saints, crypts but very pleasingly there were a range of exhibits by very modern artists as well.
It is a lot larger than...More
We just loved it here and with all the lovely things to see it was certainly worth our while. So much to see in Siena but put this one on your list. Wonderful.
Take your time to explore every nook and cranny as some of...More
Went in here to kill a bit of time whilst waiting for the Duomo to open on Sunday afternoon.
The place is massive, room after room of things to see, near the end I had had enough but my wife could have walk around for...More