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We were ready for a break from experiences like the Uffizi Gallery and enjoyed this nice, little, museum about the lives of sharecroppers in everyday life over centuries of Italian history. The staff was very welcoming and really did their best to bridge the language...More
Date of experience: October 2018
MuseoMezzadria, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Museo della Mezzadria, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2019
Thank you very much for your positive review. We really enjoy that the efforts made to communicate our museum have been seen and appreciated. We hope that sooner you'll have the possibility to come back and see us once again.
Buonconvento is a delightful, beautiful, genuine Tuscan town and this museum gives an amazing insight into the world of the Mezzadria: a feudal way of life that survived in Italy into the mid to late 19th century. It contains rooms of peasant houses and videos...More
The museum (included in the network of museums managed by Siena Province Council) belongs mainly to the category of ethnographic museums, and is intended to illustrate the tangible and intangible heritage of Tuscan sharecroppers (and in particular of those in the Province of Siena) ....More