The Museum

The building that houses the museum

The Museum of the City and the Territory is located in the Osteria dei Pellegrini. The Osteria dei Pellegrini, or pilgrims’ hostel, was supported by Grand Duke Ferdinando I de' Medici, and built to accommodate the pilgrims coming to venerate the Virgin’s image at the nearby Fontenuova Shrine....


Committee

› G. Carla Romby President University of Florence, expert in the History of Architecture and Cities› Pier Virgilio Arrigoni Expert in the Natural Environment, Geology, and Paleontology› M. Cristina Masdea Superintendency for Architectural Heritage and the Landscape and for the Historical,...


Mission

Reflecting its community and its history, the Museum of the City and the Territory can be defined as a workshop for the history of communities in the Valdinievole, with particular attention to the draining of the Padule of Fucecchio. It is an educational reference point and the base for tours that, revolving...