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Piaggio Museum

Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 7, 56025, Pontedera, Italy
+39 0587 27171
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A great place to visit. Lots of scooters to see!

The museum was free and gave a history of the Vespa scooter. It was fascinating to learn what a key... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
KR P
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What a treasure!!

My wife and I had no particularly interest in scooters but found it had not to enjoy an hour at... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
vernewood
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The Piaggio Museum is open also the second and the fourth sunday of the month from 10:00 to 18:00.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“an hour” (10 reviews)
“gift shop” (7 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Viale Rinaldo Piaggio 7, 56025, Pontedera, Italy
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+39 0587 27171
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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

The museum was free and gave a history of the Vespa scooter. It was fascinating to learn what a key part of Italian culture the scooter has been and to see lots of real scooters from each history period. The film was the main information...More

Thank KR P
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

My wife and I had no particularly interest in scooters but found it had not to enjoy an hour at this museum. So colourful, such interesting stories. And all for free!! It is very close to the station so, even if you are just passing...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2018

Very nice place to spend a couple of hours looking at historic and unusual Vespas and other motorcycles. Only a couple of other visitors while I was there. No admission if I remember correctly.

Thank zbillster
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

I have owned a Vespa for 35 years so I love to visit this museum. It''s free, all of the staff are friendly so there can be nothing to complain about. The town is also very pretty for a visit after the museum.

Thank Mark L
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

Got here by car, parking was easy just in front of the entrance. Not sure what public transport is like to get here. Wow, what a lovely museum. A little different to what you normally see, but still rich with artefacts. Did not realise how...More

1  Thank orgazmatronication
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

I had a Vespa when I was young and I felt very nice seeing my model after 30 years . I also liked the fact that the piaggio history is all illustrated in front of the people . The motorbikes are in excellent condition and...More

Thank Vas M
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Reviewed November 24, 2017

Passed by this museum on our way to Florence and were glad we did. It is free to enter and they have so many vespas to show their history. Definitely worth a visit if you are nearby.

Thank frankb8
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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

Very nice museum located near the Piaggio factory. You can read about the history of the company, and see many beautiful scooters and motorcycles made by Piaggio. This is a must-see for all the Vespa fans. I really recommend this place. The entry is free...More

1  Thank Aleksandra N
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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Air conditioning! Need I say more? This museum is a gem. Spent a couple of hours exploring the history of the vespa in this well laid out display. Signage in English and a gift shop.

Thank Kate T
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

Great museum and totally free! Large selection of Vespas and other vehicles on show. Museum is very clean and well laid out.

Thank henrietcompagnie
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Peenutter
April 4, 2018|
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Response from Mark L | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's not a long journey, the town is also worth visiting if you get time. At 6pm go for apperativo if you have time.
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shumm73
January 14, 2018|
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Response from Mark L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I only just received your question, did you find it OK? I hope you did it's a great day out and its free :-) The town is quite nice as well, you can get a nice apperativo at 6pm in the square. Hope you found it OK.
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Sharon O
September 11, 2017|
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Response from Marc D | Reviewed this property |
Hey I just saw your question so sorry for the delay. Closed on mondays and most sundays - open all year but the dates of holy celebrations (fe Christmas) and national holidays in Italy. You can find everything in English on... More
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