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Museo Gotica - Centro Documentazione e Ricerche Storiche di Gotica Toscana Onlus

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Excellent - we definitely recommend it

The museum is small but amazingly detailed and well organised. Would recommend to take a guided... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2019
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Very interesting!

We stayed close to Ponzalla and hence came across this little gem of a museum. The WW2 story about... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2019
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Localita Ponzalla, 47 | SP 503 del Passo del Giogo, 50038, Scarperia e San Piero, Italy
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Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

The museum is small but amazingly detailed and well organised. Would recommend to take a guided tour of the museum and the surrounding German bunkers which have been reconstructed by a passionate group of volunteers. Daniele, our guide, was excellent and made the history of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

We stayed close to Ponzalla and hence came across this little gem of a museum. The WW2 story about the Gothic Line and the close by Mt. Altuzzo are fascinating and the museum explains the activities of September 1944 very well. The displays show many...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

Our family's visit to this museum on October 13, 2018 was the highlight of our 3 weeks in Italy. Our father fought on the nearby mountainside in Sept. 1944 and our guide, who was extremely knowledgeable and fluent in English, explained exactly where his heavy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

This afternoon we had the honour and the privilege of a guided tour of the "Centro Documentazione e Ricerche Storiche di Gotica Toscana Onlus". The most amazing not for profit musem that tells the story of the Nazi attempt to hold back the allies through...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We visited this military museum with our 3 teenagers. A wonderful well informed guide gave us a great tour and many evocative stories about the allied battle to take the gotica line. Brought WW2 local history to life for our teenagers. Well worth a visit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

We discovered the museum by accident as we were driving by on our way to find sites where our father had served with the 91st Division (US Infantry). What a find! So much of what he went through was explained in the exhibit rooms. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank French W
Reviewed April 22, 2018

We have ben to our friends from the Gotica Museum the 4th time, and as always a great experience. If you are interested in the Battle of Il Giogo as well as the operations in tjis area, this is a Must See site. The staff...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jürg H
Reviewed December 4, 2017

We visited this museum on October 28th, 2017. Our friendly and well-informed guides were Luca, Corso, and Fillipo. Though small, the museum is packed with interesting information. The staff gave us a personal tour of the museum, the monument, and the battlefield. My father served...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

I am a professional battlefield guide and have visited many small museums like this one. But this is one of the best! Strongly recommended!

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank John C
Reviewed September 19, 2017

My grandfather served in the 362nd Infantry of the 91st Division during the Gothic Line campaign in September 1944. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his bravery on these slopes. The story told by the staff of the Gotica Toscana Museo staff was brilliant!...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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