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Museo Della Geotermia

Piazza Leopolda | Localita' Larderello, 56045, Pomarance, Italy
+39 0588 67724
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Interesting museum

We were here on a Sunday morning and it was extremily quiet. The museum is free and offers a good... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Jeroen B
via mobile
Free and informative.

A great museum that covers the technology, geology,community, science, and history of this amazing... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
CGJW
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Never the same place
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Piazza Leopolda | Localita' Larderello, 56045, Pomarance, Italy
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+39 0588 67724
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We were here on a Sunday morning and it was extremily quiet. The museum is free and offers a good overview of the history of the region and the energy production. The landscape itself is perhaps even more impressive; the typical Tuscan landscape with everywhere...More

Thank Jeroen B
Reviewed 9 September 2016

A great museum that covers the technology, geology,community, science, and history of this amazing resource. There is truly something for everyone. Dont miss the thermal pond out back. Gift shop has ice cream!!!

Thank CGJW
Reviewed 15 August 2016

an interesting overview about social, industrial and geological story of the valley. the museum explains the begininng of the industrial complex of Larderello and the life in the nineteenth century.

Thank virginie f
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We found the place by coincidence and we were really bluffed! It's free and you get a lot of information, presentations, explanations, very nice personal at the shop and in the museum offered us a bit later to go up to the hill to see...More

Thank Simona_PK
Reviewed 25 August 2015

My husband is an engineer, so he was pretty into this place. The tour was self guided with videos that told of some history. He was a bit disappointed it was so much more history than design. I thought it was interesting, but got a...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 27 May 2015

The museum was a bit run down and very much an old-style museum which did not bring the interesting subject to life.

Thank HoLeeFok
Reviewed 12 August 2013

A very informative museum if that's what interests you! We also went up the hill to witness the steam burst being released. So loud!

Thank Yorksbeccie
Reviewed 16 August 2012

The museum is free, although you need to take a token from the shop. The site is significant for renewable energy fans, according to the tour guide they produce 2% of Italy's electricity here from steam they drill down to find. The museum is neat...More

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