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Dedicated to the local industry

The museum is located in the complex of the Palazzo Minucci-Solaini, next to Pinacoteca and is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
Small but fascinating Museum of Alabaster

This museum is one of the few places we visited in the Tuscan hill towns that provided elevators... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2017
soosihongkong
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Shelton, Washington
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2 weeks ago
“Dedicated to the local industry”
10 May 2017
“Small but fascinating Museum of Alabaster”
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Via dei Sarti | Palazzo Minucci Solaini, 56048, Volterra, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is located in the complex of the Palazzo Minucci-Solaini, next to Pinacoteca and is dedicated to the local alabaster industry. You can learn about its development and see some of its best examples, from the Etruscan till the modern times. It is well...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2017

This museum is one of the few places we visited in the Tuscan hill towns that provided elevators fot those of us who struggle with staits. The craftsmanship of the pieces displayed was amazing. Thetop floor has a working shop where craftsmen can sometimes be...More

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Reviewed October 12, 2015

We decided this was a must see after visiting Rossi Alabaster. It is one of the museums included in the Volterra day ticket (14 Euros ans 12 fr over 60s). It is small but it has a display of superb modern alabaster pieces. My favourite...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2015

One of the major products of Volterra is the creation of different objects in alabaster. It's a beautiful stone and the objects are often stunning. But there are better options elsewhere in Volterra & I'd spend my money nearer the Piazza. Lots of good shopping...More

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