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Siena's City Hall, whose construction began in the 13th century, houses the city's Civic Museum, whose collection includes the profound fresco entitled "Allegory of Good and Bad Government."
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Piazza del Campo 1, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 292226
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The upper level spaces are just awesome , the detail in the ceilings and the height of the internal court rooms. There is nowhere quite like this that I have been to - The floors are to die for - I would like to take...More

Thank JulesSWFrance
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The city museum is located at the first floor of the city hall (known as Palazzo Pubblico) which dominates the Piazza del Campo. The palace was built in the late 13th century during the Council of Nine (nine people’s representatives elected from the middle class)....More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Interesting museum. Beautiful rooms. Loved the frescoes. Doesn’t take long. Great view from the top.

Thank KakiBW
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful building! We thoroughly enjoyed this small but beautiful museum. The painted ceilings are spectacular. We bought a combination ticket for this museum and the Santa Maria Della Scala. They were both worth of a visit.

Thank DvTh
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We thought what the heck we need to wait to climb the tower so why not see the Museo. Well it is a gem of a place. The first room is a bit of what the heck then you pass into the ancient areas. Well...More

Thank Rodney C
Reviewed 26 August 2018

A must do if you can cope with confined spaces getting to the top! Stunning views to be had from up here.

Thank madamfrankiepants
Reviewed 30 July 2018

A relatively small museum so it doesn't take long to go around but definitely worth seeing. Many beautiful frescoes

Thank IreneCanberra
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

This museum was small, but the frescoes are great! It doesn’t take long to go through the whole museum, and it is a nice place to stop when it is hot.

Thank SraMcRoth
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The Palazzo Publico - City palace - was built int e 13.th century. The building itself is something very nice, but the museum of it is full of history. There are a lot of art work to see.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Museums in Italy so far have been outstanding however this one didn’t live up to expectations. If you have children and have a museum “limit” you wouldn’t go through this one.

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