Santa Maria della Scarla museum is a fabulous archeological museum. Allow two hours, for this museum as it is a labyrinth of discovery! The museum is so large that you will often find yourself the only person in the room! €7 entry.
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This enormous complex was a total surprise, offering the history of an ancient hospital complex. Well worth a few hours of your time.
We had just visited marvellous museums in Firenze and found Siena a bit pricier in terms of museum tickets, but this one was worth it. We were expecting more of an old hospital rather than a museum, but it turned out to be one of...More
this place is just too good. you get lost in it. you dont know where what it leading to and sometimes you keep going in circles but its awesome. i dont want to tell you much about it but if you like adventure and art...More
Hadn't known what to expect, but WOW! This museum goes on for miles with many chapels, frescoes and non-religious antiquities. Loved the projections on the walls. It's a very confusing layout and we may have missed something but what we saw was outstanding. St Catherine's...More
We were very lucky to visit it on the international day of tourism when it was free otherwise I doubt we would have entered. However, we're so glad we did This place shouldn't be missed! The old hospital is a true labyrinth. There are 3...More
You enter this museum at what you think is ground level, but actually you are on the fourth floor with three levels below you. as you go round the museum, you realise parts of it are like a maze. Helpfully the museum rooms are arranged...More
Located opposite the Duomo you will find the location of this museum. There is so much to see, and is well worth the visit. It wasn’t particularly busy when I visited, which meant I had some rooms to myself. You can take pictures inside, but...More
It was our first visit, and sadly for us, we only gave ourselves about an hour and half - but we could easily have spent double that time inside. There are so many works of art, frescoes etc to see. There could be better signage...More
Definitely get this museum and the baptistery as a part of your tour when you get cathedral tickets. There were a lot of original art and artifacts to see. You can also get a panoramic view but the line was really long. There was at...More