San Gimignano 1300
San Gimignano 1300
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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 town, solving puzzles, riddles and pitfalls.The protagonists will receive a kit that includes a map of the city as it was in the 1300s, a pen and a 14 page booklet where they will find not only the riddles for the hunt but also detailed explanations on all the towers that still exist today,on the 4 “Contrade” or neighborhoods and the most important families of that period.The treasure hunt is available in Italian, English and French.
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AlbertSalichs
Manresa, Spain22,077 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Family
San Gimignano 1300 is a exposition, where you can see a big model of medieval San Gimignano and it is located in the old town, in this wonderful town of Tuscany Region, in the center of Italy. In this place, you see this wonderful model, where there are the towers, the wall, the streets and squares and obviously the normal houses. It is a very interesting and nice place to come with children or obly adults.
(See also Historic Centre of San Gimignano)
Written 13 May 2020
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DFLondon
London, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2011
The museum itself is absolutely magical, and at 5 euros each a whole lot cheaper than I expected. The reproduction of the town was just beautiful, the guide (who spoke wonderful English) was funny and answered all of our questions and the other staff were so helpful they even gave us tips on how to use the public transport system to visit Florence! Way beyond what I expected, an absolute must-visit and by far the friendliest people that we met in San Gimignano!
Written 29 May 2011
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Thanks for Your nice review... We are proud of our guides in medieval costume!!! Hope to see You in San Gimignano.
Written 6 June 2011
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daveexplorer
Sydney, Australia4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2011
Thanks to all before me who rated this highly as I was not dissappointed, First class why to educate on the history of this superb town. Amazing insight into the San Gimignano of 1300!! Suggest make this the first thing you see in San G. so you are well informed before your actually walkabout :-)
Written 2 May 2011
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Thank You for Your review. Through our exhibits, we seek to contribute to the knowledge and understanding of the art, architecture and history of this great City. We hope to see you again in San Gimignano!
Written 7 June 2011
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Fern Valley F
Bristol, VA18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019
Visited on our trip to Tuscany. Hillside village with lots to see. Park on the bottom of the area and walk up - uphill for sure. Loved visiting the shops and bringing back Olive wood pieces. Wish I had bought more. Very friendly. Walk the side streets for real shopping treats.
Written 23 September 2019
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Amy G
San Francisco, CA79 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2012 • Couples
I can't say enough how enlightening this little museum is. I highly recommend doing this first and then checking out the rest of the city. It only takes about 20 minutes and a guide will explain all (in medieval costume). Very neat ceramic representation of San Gimignano in the 1300's. The tour ends at iSculpture which has modern Italian art from the surrounding area and the owners are friendly and helpful.
Written 7 May 2012
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Kismakka
Tiszaujvaros, Hungary1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2011
It was the atmosphere we fell in love with San Gimignano and the treasure hunt made it unforgettable. The first time we just visited the museum and had a look around - Francesca was the best example of the talented and well prepared guide - but we were welcomed in a way that wanted to be repeated. During the second visit we get the information from the treasure hunt and we realised that this gives more than the most exciting history lesson. It took more than four hours to complete the quest - we were very thorough (and slow) - but the treasure that was chosen for us by the museum staff was worth it. Thank you!
Written 18 December 2011
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mav2
Holmdel, NJ89 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2011
Visited San Gimignano 1300 a couple weeks ago and really enjoyed the museum. We had a very nice tour of the museum with our guide Christina who was wonderful. She spoke very good English and was very knowledgeable about the history of San Gimignano. It was a nice way to spend an hour or so. Good place for kids to learn.
Written 4 June 2011
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Thank You for visiting our museum... If you took some pictures we would be pleased to publish them. Hope to see you again in San Gimignano 1300!
Written 6 June 2011
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AleAdvisor
Dartford, UK34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2011
A great little museum with a whole model of the town from Medieval times. The staff are really lovely and one of them dressed up in typical, Medieval garb. They really have a good knowledge and take care of the exhibition well!
Written 26 April 2011
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Poeessa
Rhodes, Greece2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2011
Great Idea, Excellent work!!
I was in San Gimignano last July and I wish I had seen this museum that I discovered only from its website: http://www.sangimignano1300.com
So, for anyone intending to travel there, don't miss it!
Written 18 April 2011
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dantefortysix
Cleveland, OH16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
This exhibit was clearly made with love and historical expertise. Today San Gimignano, said to be Italy's most perfectly preserved medieval hill town, has only 14 of its original 75 family towers built in the 13th and 14th centuries. This exhibit, based on some of the city's oldest records, is a model reconstruction of what the city was like around the year 1300. Just fascinating!
Written 31 October 2019
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