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Cava Museo Fantiscritti

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Address: Localita Fantiscritti, 54033, Carrara, Italy
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+39 0585 70981
09:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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

Reviewed 11 July 2016
Odette C
Woodland, California, United States
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Woodland, California, United States
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

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

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Cervo, Italia
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Reviewed 8 July 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 the centuries, since Roman times. Now the work is done mostly by machines and computerised... More 

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 13 August 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 the place is astonishing. To be inside the mountain is a particular, universally significant sensation.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 1 May 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 11 September 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!

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