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Museums in Scarperia

Sant'Agata artigiana e contadina di Leprino - Crafts and Farming in S. Agata by Leprino

Polyvalent Center– Sant’Agata
In this place you will find an exact reproduction of Saint Agata's world, today lost but made alive by a number of characters created by Faliero Lepri's talent (called Leprino).
Go and discover the inhabitant's roots.
Winter schedule (15 September - 15 June)
Sunday and holidays: 15:00 - 18:00
Info: phone 055/8406750 (Faliero Lepri)
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Centro documentazione archeologica di Sant'Agata - Sant'Agata centre of archaelogical documentation
Pieve of Sant'Agata's cloister
The exposition is articulated on the numerous reports found in the area of west Mugello, from the paleolithic to the modern period. The exhibition is conceived according to didacting principles and it is supplied with a rich iconographical device and with objects and environments reconstructions, as a prehistoric installation recreated in the area next to the exposition.
Winter schedule (15 September - 15 June)
Sunday and holidays: 16:00 - 19:00
Info: phone 055/8468027, 055/8406853, 055/8406794 (Scarperia library).
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Raccolta d'arte sacra- Collection of sacred art
Sant'Agata - S. Jacopo's Company
This exposition is in S. Jacopo's oratory, a building placed on the left side of the pieve of S. Agata. Inside there are ancient pictures and sculptures, among which there are the wooden tabernacle by Bicci di Lorenzo, a polychromic terra-cotta by Giovanni della Robbia and a Master of Signa's table. The exposition continues in the sacristy where there are liturgical ornaments.
Winter schedule (15 September - 15 June)
Sunday and holidays: 16:00 - 19:00
Info: phone 055/8468027, 055/8406853, 055/8406794 (Scarperia library).
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Il museo dei ferri taglienti - The Museum of cutting knives
Palazzo dei Vicari
In this museum there is a collection of knives, supplied with documents, to give visitors an historical excursus of this object production. In Scarperia this is a tradition with ancient roots: in fact this town is now famous for knives production, but tools have been produced from the 15th century. The knife shop in via Solferino is a part of the museum, here it is possible to follow the stages of knife artigianal work.
Winter schedule (15 September - 15 June)
Saturday, Sunday and holidays 10:00-13:00 and 15:00-18:30
Info: phone 055/8468165 (Pro Loco) - phone 055/8468027 (Scarperia library)
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Mugello: the green rolling hills surrounding Florence offer many resources not only for nature lovers, but also for people who love sport, shopping and engines. All this in a single and beautiful land.