San Gimignano 1300, San Gimignano

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Historic Walking Area
The star attraction of San Gimignano 1300 is its incredibly detailed ceramic model of the city as it stood in 1300. Take part in the treasure hunt, where you can solve puzzles and riddles about San Gimignano. Learn about the city's architecture, traditions, major events, and art through historical dioramas, a timeline, and multimedia exhibits. Make San Gimignano 1300 part of your personalized San Gimignano itinerary using our San Gimignano travel website.
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  • Worth a visit! The place is quiet, lots of infos regarding the city in its past. The scale of old times’ San Gimignano is perfectly done, really like it!  more »
  • We visited this free small museum with the guide from official information office. Definitely recommended. Guide explained to us the 3-D model that was on display along with the town history. Its not....  more »
  • Honestly, I was rather disappointed, as San Gimignano seems almost completely taken over by tourist business. I know that this reads rather crazy having been there as a tourist myself, but the tourist / locals ratio is really off. Worse only in Bolgheri... I'd rather recommend visiting Volterra.
  • This art museum is nice but very small. Not something to go out of your way for, but if you're in town definitely stop in for a few minutes to see the model of the city as it was around the year 1300.

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