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This is the town of San Gimignano, re-created in miniature, as it appeared in medieval times. It is accompanied by historical dioramas and a fascinaating timeline of the town's history.A new and exciting activity through the streets of the medieval...more
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Via la Costarella n. 3, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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+39 327 439 5165
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

San Gimignano have a great history of how the richest people in the older d their towers higher and higher to show their money. But if you don’t come to visit San Gimignano for that reason, then you should come at morning. You can barely...More

Thank Victor J
Reviewed 5 days ago

It can be a little hard to find it’s location but be sure to ask as it is an excellent exhibition. Their shop also has some unique pieces of art and pottery.

Thank Leesa F
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a model of the city around 1300. It is interesting to compare with the todays buildings. It doesn't take too much time to visit it.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of those gems in Tuscany that must be on your list - you can stay for a day, but if you spend the night there, you will also see the place empty by moonlight, which is fantastic. Cute little museums as well,...More

Thank YNNYN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is no air conditioning or fans in the museums or the duomo. I just bought a €13 combo ticket and tried to visit the museum and I couldn’t stay more than 5 minutes. It was like a sauna. I walked across to the duomo,...More

Thank chicksberry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful town in the heart of Tuscany. Stunning architecture and panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Great cafes...delicious gelato...worth a visit...

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

San Gimignano is not big so making a stop here is not going to take too much time. Worth a visit and its free.

Thank chic212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a model of San Gimignano in 1300, The model is excellent and you can pick out some things that still exist today. There was also an explanation of the Contrada on the wall. Very nice, if expensive, gift shop. The exhibition is free...More

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

San Gimignano 1300 museum is located close to the Duomo piazza and bell tower. It is a small one room affair which has been a labour of love where artisans had recreated a 3D model of the town. It was quite an impressive work and...More

Thank TassieTravellers99
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Try not to miss a visit to this ancient town with seven or more towers. From afar, it looks like the skyline of a city. Interesting shops,an old cathedral and towers within the city wall. Has lots of history and vineyards along the way. Can...More

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JenzaW
12 June 2016|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, most travel agencies have excursion trips. But there is a train that can bring you to the San Gimignano area and from the station you can take a cab.
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16 February 2015|
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Response from Miguel C | Reviewed this property |
yes are open, not only the restaurants but all the attraction. ALL THE DAY! :)
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