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Piaggio Museum

Opens in 26 min: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Vespa fan heaven

It was quite an epic journey for me to get here from the regional Tuscan castle I was staying at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
Visit The Piaggio Museum! It is a hidden gem.

We loved visiting the Piaggio Museum! The museum is FREE! The staff is welcoming and helpful. The... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
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“gift shop”(7 reviews)
The Piaggio Museum is open also the second and the fourth sunday of the month from 10:00 to 18:00.
Opens in 26 min
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 7, 56025, Pontedera, Italy
+39 0587 27171
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 22, 2014

If you like Vespa, you need to visit this museum. Perfect for those rainy holiday days. It has many different models and a very nice gift shop.

3  Thank 176TomD
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Reviewed September 18, 2013

I am a Vespa owner/lover and having visited several motorbike museums around the world I was excited to get to this one. An interesting display of machines and entertained for an hour which was stretching it. Then into the shop I went for some museum...More

4  Thank David D
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All reviews well worth a visit an hour gift shop great place train station few hours free of charge couple of hours fire engine t shirts minute walk whole family worth the trip italian design little gem something for everyone vespa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was quite an epic journey for me to get here from the regional Tuscan castle I was staying at, but so very worth it. Right near the Pontedera train station this museum is full of so many beautiful vespas and piaggios. Bikes, cars...even a...More

Thank retired_backpacker
Reviewed September 24, 2018

We loved visiting the Piaggio Museum! The museum is FREE! The staff is welcoming and helpful. The collection of Vespas and other vehicles made by Piaggio is extensive and fascinating to see. What a history! I loved that every person's contribution was included in their...More

Thank Safari358099
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Great place for Vespa Lovers to see the evolution of the vespa over the years. This museum is free of charge and you can view all the vespa's, Aprilia,Gilera and other bikes that are produced by the Piaggio badge. Its a must see if you...More

Thank MarcoSue21
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Go here to enjoy those cute little Italian scooters and see their evolutions. See all the Vespa models from 40’s until now. But not only Vespas are on show, Piaggio also makes those small Ape cars, Moto Guzzi and Aprilia motor cycles. It’s truly a...More

Thank MauriceVE
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

This museum is kind of far away from everything else so we had to take a train, but it’s worth the travel. I love it! There is a huge collection of every vintage and limited edition Vespa through the years. A very interesting showcase of...More

Thank YYLoong
Reviewed August 18, 2018

This museum not only features a large display of Vespas dating back to the 1940s but also has a separate showroom dedicated the Ape vehicles as well as electric bicycles. Colorful displays and interesting facts abound in this museum.

Thank slb787
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon it during a scenic trip towards Siena, and I must say it has made our day. So much history of Piaggio and Ape and Vespa, so many exemplaries, all over had to do was enjoy and maybe buy a souvenir. And take plenty...More

Thank Emanuela P
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

The museum was free and gave a history of the Vespa scooter. It was fascinating to learn what a key part of Italian culture the scooter has been and to see lots of real scooters from each history period. The film was the main information...More

Thank KR P
Reviewed March 30, 2018

My wife and I had no particularly interest in scooters but found it had not to enjoy an hour at this museum. So colourful, such interesting stories. And all for free!! It is very close to the station so, even if you are just passing...More

1  Thank vernewood
Reviewed January 25, 2018

Very nice place to spend a couple of hours looking at historic and unusual Vespas and other motorcycles. Only a couple of other visitors while I was there. No admission if I remember correctly.

Thank Bill C
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Liz A
July 2, 2018|
Response from KR P | Reviewed this property |
April 4, 2018|
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Response from Mark L | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's not a long journey, the town is also worth visiting if you get time. At 6pm go for apperativo if you have time.
January 14, 2018|
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Response from Mark L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I only just received your question, did you find it OK? I hope you did it's a great day out and its free :-) The town is quite nice as well, you can get a nice apperativo at 6pm in the square. Hope you found it OK.