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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!