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Cava Museo Fantiscritti

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Wonderful exhibition, so so beautiful and moving!

It really shows the beauty and the hardships of marble quarries. The sculptures, views, small... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2017
JOAN S
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Great while waiting for tour

Only one euro donation and you get to get up close and personal with sculptures and tools of the... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2016
Odette C
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Woodland, California, United States
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Oct 11, 2018
“School visit rip off!!”
Sep 2, 2017
“Wonderful exhibition, so so beautiful and moving!”
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Localita Fantiscritti, 54033, Carrara, Italy
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited this place with a school trip. After booking the jeep tour with what we thought was a tour with a discount for large groups, we only had a museum visit + one guy explaining the history of marble for 8!!! Euro’s per person....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Walter D, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Cava Museo Fantiscritti, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2018
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Dear Mr. Daniele, with regret, I read his review. I find it incorrect to comment after having spent 20 days...More

Reviewed September 2, 2017

It really shows the beauty and the hardships of marble quarries. The sculptures, views, small bedroom where the cavatori lived-all excellent.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Walter D, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Cava Museo Fantiscritti, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2017

Thanks for your review!

Reviewed July 11, 2016

Only one euro donation and you get to get up close and personal with sculptures and tools of the trade. Worth it!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Odette C
Reviewed July 8, 2016

It is small and chaotic, but surely worthy of a visit, this collection of tools, relics, machinery, sculptures and descriptions, that details the lives of poor and desperate men who cut the blocks and carried them down to Rome, all over Italy and Europe throughout...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed August 13, 2015

To be in the middle of the space of these quarries in service makes you live a unique spatial and temporal experience, of the geological time and of the humans' from the antiquity to Michelangelo and to the present men and artists. The beauty of...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

The museum is very nice. There is a lot of marble and marble scolptures. There you can see a lot of tools for digging marble. There is also a small shop with home made marble products.

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Reviewed September 11, 2013

Fascinating how difficult life was for the Cavatori, well shown in statues, work tools, with the breathtaking view of the working marble quarries/ cave. Wonderful!

Date of experience: September 2013
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Admission to the Museum is free, and many of Fantiscritti written on exhibits are in English, there is also a local with saouvenir colored and white marble, but the ones you buy, pay them. The tourist guide you can request... More
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