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Museo della Figurina di Gesso e dell'Emigrazione

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An unusual, but interesting, speciality museum

Situated within the beautiful hilltop town of Coreglia Antelminelli, this small museum dedicated to... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
_annatkinson
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Great small museum

Lovely muses of the history of this small schools that sent artists and artisans across the globe... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Richard S
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via del Mangano, 55025, Coreglia Antelminelli, Italy
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+39 0583 820406
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Situated within the beautiful hilltop town of Coreglia Antelminelli, this small museum dedicated to the manufacture of plaster figurines is worth a visit. The museum building itself is a lovely house that once was used as a school to teach the skills of producing plaster...More

Thank _annatkinson
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Lovely muses of the history of this small schools that sent artists and artisans across the globe to magnificently decorate churches,theaters and public buildings especially in the U.S..

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Set in a pretty little hilltop town this little museum is fascinating if you are interested in the history of emigration from the Serchio Valley and its associated plaster of paris (gesso) figurines. The custodian is charming and informative. The collection of emigration records is...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

This museum shows how plaster figurines made in the area in the 18/1900s were exported all over the world and how the business branched out to other countries and continents. It shows some interesting figurines and models. We spent about 1.5 hours looking around as...More

Thank 40camEastAnglia
Reviewed 6 November 2015

I was waiting on a friend to get ready and thought I would visit the museum. It was very early in the morning so I was the only one there and had the full attention of the curator. I especially loved the model of the...More

Thank LJW1005
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Very interesting and Curator very informative. Photographs and exhibits very interesting. Would recommend.

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