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Museo Delle Statue Stele Lunigianesi

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Lovely little museum

What a great little museum. The video (available in English) gives context and the statues are well... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
blinkered1984
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Fascinating

I absolutely loved it here. The castle which serves as the museum is so atmospheric and the stele... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Witness_inc
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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Castello Del Piagnaro, Pontremoli, 54027, Pontremoli, Italy
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

What a great little museum. The video (available in English) gives context and the statues are well displayed. Entry to the castle is also included in the price and offers wonderful views over the town.

Thank blinkered1984
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved it here. The castle which serves as the museum is so atmospheric and the stele are placed perfectly for maximum impact. They provide headsets for translation of the video presentations into both English and French. The visit has encouraged me to find...More

Thank Witness_inc
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Castle rooms contain many fascinating individually carved stone statues which are dramatically lit. They date from 3000 BC and are unique to this region. Interesting films in English. Castle has good views from the battlements. Combined entry fee for castle and statue exhibition represents good...More

Thank LindaSusanStafford
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Very nice and well-kept museum, which goes a long way explaining the origin, history and meaning of the steles found in the area. We enjoyed walking around, both inside the museum and outside in the small castle. Spent around an hour there. Quite a nice...More

Thank Helge T
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We rather ambitiously went with a 3 year old and a 5 year old. We only spent 30 minutes in the museum so it was just a quick glance at the statues really. The statues did interest them a little, the 5 year old boy...More

Thank MartinaMary
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a thoroughly enjoyable morning here. An earlier review talks about the lack of bilingual displays. The museum has clearly attended to this. Headphones were given to us that gave a simultaneous translation of the video displays, and there were English...More

Thank hamishcb
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Interesting and intruiging museum. Statuse 5000 Years Old from unknown civilisation looking like astronauts. Worth of visiting as well as castle and the view.

Thank Vlado Z
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This museum shows and explains these extraordinary flat statues which speak to us still from thousands of years ago. Their simple designs tell you the sex of the person commemorated, the warriors have daggers. They are local to Lunigiana, and are displayed inside the massive...More

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This Museum of Menhir Statues has been recently re-located to the Piagnaro Castle in town, and the location and organization of the museum are really wonderful. Plan to spend about 2 hours to give yourself time to look at the Menhir Statues and listen to...More

Thank melrock
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Interesting museum but lack of alternative languages to italian made it difficult for us to get the most from it. Worth a look to see the steles and visit the castle after. Could have done with a bar nearby in the heat so take drinks!

Thank Size12
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