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Civico Museo Archeologico of Camaiore

Collection: Reperti archeologici di etĂ  preistorica, etrusca, romana e medievale-rinascimentale
Area: Versilia
District/Locality: Camaiore
Address: Palazzo Tori Massoni, Via Vittorio Emanuele, 181
Phone: 0584-986335
Fax: 0584 986345

The Civic Archaeological Museum of Camaiore, located in Piazza Francigena, was inaugurated on May 14, 2016 after having been subjected during these years of a long work of restructuring, functional adaptation and installation for to valorize the numerous archaeological and historical testimonies of the territory of Camaiore and Versilia documenting a settlement continuity from Prehistory to the Middle Ages until the protoindustrial age.
The didactic approach chosen for museum setup also allows the visitor to be guided both from the methodological point of view of the approach to archeology and scientific research, and from the point of view of the framing of the local history that is inserted in the field Of European and Mediterranean cultural evolution. The use of "tactile locations" that allow you to touch many reproductions of archaeological materials by providing a different experience and a more direct approach to archeology, "experimental workplaces" that allow the visitor to interact even more with Exhibited materials and "experimenting" some of the techniques used by man in the past and "sound and smells", allows to engage emotionally and actively every type of visitor.
There are also films on experimental archeology on ancient techniques, animations of museum archaeological structures inside the exhibition path and touch screen locations for detailed themes. The visite, organized in 13 rooms, located on the mezzanine floor and at the basement of Palazzo Tori Massoni, a historic Renaissance building.
The archaeological surveys carried out in 2009 during the restoration of the basement revealed the presence of three medieval houses, of which a portion of the restored wall is visible along the route, accompanied by medieval and Renaissance finds in the showrooms dedicated to the rooms The Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

Ticket Cost: 4 Eurosreductions:3 euro cad. for groups of more than 8 people2 euro cad. for children aged 6 to 18, people over 65, college students, citizens residents in Camaiore, CARNET VERSILIA MUSEI, EDMUSEI CARD,
Summer time

Opening from Tuesday to Friday 9:00-12: 00From Saturday to Sunday 10:00-13: 00; 15: 00-18:00 (from 10 June to 30 September 17.00-20.00)Closing day: MondayHoliday Closures: January 1, Easter Sunday, May 1, June 2, August 15, December 25Information: tel. 0584 / 986335-367 

Ticket price

Costo biglietto:  4 euro cadauno,
3 euro cad. per gruppi superiori alle 8 persone
2 euro cad. per ragazzi da 6 a 18 anni, persone oltre 65, studenti universitari, residenti nel comune di Camaiore, possessori CARNET VERSILIA MUSEI, possessori EDMUSEI CARD,
How to reach

By car: From Pisa via Via Aurelia in direction Viareggio and then on Via Provinciale Viareggio-Camaiore-Lucca from Florence with motorway A 11 (exit Viareggio-Camaiore).Parking: Free parking in adjacent areas  Public transport: Train to Viareggio and bus Linea Vaibus

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