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Centro Documentazione e Ricerche Storiche di Gotica Toscana Onlus

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Our visit made WWII come alive

Our family's visit to this museum on October 13, 2018 was the highlight of our 3 weeks in Italy... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
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This afternoon we had the honour and the privilege of a guided tour of the "Centro Documentazione e... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
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Localita Ponzalla, 47 | SP 503 del Passo del Giogo, 50038, Scarperia e San Piero, Italy
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

Our family's visit to this museum on October 13, 2018 was the highlight of our 3 weeks in Italy. Our father fought on the nearby mountainside in Sept. 1944 and our guide, who was extremely knowledgeable and fluent in English, explained exactly where his heavy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This afternoon we had the honour and the privilege of a guided tour of the "Centro Documentazione e Ricerche Storiche di Gotica Toscana Onlus". The most amazing not for profit musem that tells the story of the Nazi attempt to hold back the allies through...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this military museum with our 3 teenagers. A wonderful well informed guide gave us a great tour and many evocative stories about the allied battle to take the gotica line. Brought WW2 local history to life for our teenagers. Well worth a visit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank melissa k
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We discovered the museum by accident as we were driving by on our way to find sites where our father had served with the 91st Division (US Infantry). What a find! So much of what he went through was explained in the exhibit rooms. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank French W
Reviewed 22 April 2018

We have ben to our friends from the Gotica Museum the 4th time, and as always a great experience. If you are interested in the Battle of Il Giogo as well as the operations in tjis area, this is a Must See site. The staff...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jürg H
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We visited this museum on October 28th, 2017. Our friendly and well-informed guides were Luca, Corso, and Fillipo. Though small, the museum is packed with interesting information. The staff gave us a personal tour of the museum, the monument, and the battlefield. My father served...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank janetmV9097OS
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I am a professional battlefield guide and have visited many small museums like this one. But this is one of the best! Strongly recommended!

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank John C
Reviewed 19 September 2017

My grandfather served in the 362nd Infantry of the 91st Division during the Gothic Line campaign in September 1944. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his bravery on these slopes. The story told by the staff of the Gotica Toscana Museo staff was brilliant!...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank NicholasO148
Reviewed 11 September 2017

My grandfather fought in the Battle of Monte Altuzzo as part of the US 338th, 85th Division. We had heard from him about the battle and how devastating it was all our lives. This battle was one of the few in WWII to see hand-to-hand...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Kari J
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Our group of 85th Division veteran's sons (328th Field Artillery and 337th Infantry Regiment) thoroughly enjoyed this small museum which is full of artifacts collected bye the volunteers that own this museum. Filippo Spadi and his team of volunteers are doing a great job of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank DDJones337th
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