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Cava Museo Fantiscritti

Localita Fantiscritti, 54033, Carrara, Italy
+39 393 357 5925
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Wonderful exhibition, so so beautiful and moving!

It really shows the beauty and the hardships of marble quarries. The sculptures, views, small... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Great while waiting for tour

Only one euro donation and you get to get up close and personal with sculptures and tools of the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
Odette C
Woodland, California, United States
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2 Sep 2017
“Wonderful exhibition, so so beautiful and moving!”
11 Jul 2016
“Great while waiting for tour”
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Localita Fantiscritti, 54033, Carrara, Italy
+39 393 357 5925
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

It really shows the beauty and the hardships of marble quarries. The sculptures, views, small bedroom where the cavatori lived-all excellent.

2  Thank soncijo
Walter D, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Cava Museo Fantiscritti, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed 11 July 2016

Only one euro donation and you get to get up close and personal with sculptures and tools of the trade. Worth it!

Thank Odette C
Reviewed 8 July 2016

It is small and chaotic, but surely worthy of a visit, this collection of tools, relics, machinery, sculptures and descriptions, that details the lives of poor and desperate men who cut the blocks and carried them down to Rome, all over Italy and Europe throughout...More

Thank opossumd
Reviewed 13 August 2015

To be in the middle of the space of these quarries in service makes you live a unique spatial and temporal experience, of the geological time and of the humans' from the antiquity to Michelangelo and to the present men and artists. The beauty of...More

Thank AlinetteFrance
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

The museum is very nice. There is a lot of marble and marble scolptures. There you can see a lot of tools for digging marble. There is also a small shop with home made marble products.

Thank Lolek55
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Fascinating how difficult life was for the Cavatori, well shown in statues, work tools, with the breathtaking view of the working marble quarries/ cave. Wonderful!

2  Thank soncijo
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28 April 2015|
Response from Lucio B | Reviewed this property |
Admission to the Museum is free, and many of Fantiscritti written on exhibits are in English, there is also a local with saouvenir colored and white marble, but the ones you buy, pay them. The tourist guide you can request... More
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