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Museums in Borgo San Lorenzo

Museo della Manifattura Chini - Museum of the Chini Manufactures Villa Pecori Giraldi
In 1906 Galileo Chini and his cousin Chino, founded in Borgo San Lorenzo "San Lorenzo Furnaces", a firm producing vases, modern objects and glass products. Many elements adorning churches, pievi and palaces in this area has been produced by this firm: many decoration in liberty style were in fact, designed and realized by "Furnaces" placed in the palace where today has seat the municipal district.

Nowadays the Museum of the Chini Manifactures has seat in Villa Pecori Giraldi and it is open to the public.

Winter schedule (15 September - 15 June)
Tuesday: 10:00 - 13:00
Friday: 15:00 - 18:00
Sunday and holidays: 10:00 - 13:00 and 15:00 - 18:00
Info: phine. 055/8457197 (Borgo San Lorenzo library)
Phone 055/8456230 (Villa Pecori Giraldi)
Web: Museo della Civiltà Contadina di Casa d'Erci

Steam Machine at Casa d'Erci

Steam Machine at Casa d'Erci, the Museum of paesant civilisation in Borgo San Lorenzo, Mugello

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Casa d'Erci: Museum of paesant civilisation (Museo della civiltà contadina di Casa d'Erci)
The museum houses is a particular permanent exhibition of objects and environments connected with the rural life in the last century. It is possible to observe the reconstruction of certain environments, there are sections with means of transport, tools or work materials, all supplied with photografic and written documentation. Furthermore an interesting complement of this museum is the external route.
Winter schedule (15 September - 15 June)
Sunday and holidays: 14:30 - 19:00
Info: phone 055/8457197 (Borgo San Lorenzo library)
Phone. 055/8456230 (Villa Pecori Giraldi)
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