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Centro Documentazione e Ricerche Storiche di Gotica Toscana Onlus

Localita Ponzalla, 47 | SP 503 del Passo del Giogo, 50038, Scarperia e San Piero, Italy
+39 338 457 6040
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Wonderful museum about WW2 battle for the gotica line

We visited this military museum with our 3 teenagers. A wonderful well informed guide gave us a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
melissa k
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Wonderful Place to Visit

We discovered the museum by accident as we were driving by on our way to find sites where our... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
French W
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Steilacoom, Washington
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Localita Ponzalla, 47 | SP 503 del Passo del Giogo, 50038, Scarperia e San Piero, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank melissa k
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Reviewed 25 May 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

Thank French W
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Reviewed 22 April 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

Thank Jürg H
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Reviewed 4 December 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

1  Thank janetmV9097OS
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Reviewed 13 October 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!

2  Thank John C
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Reviewed 19 September 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

1  Thank Nicholas O
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

My grandfather fought in the Battle of Monte Altuzzo as part of the US 338th, 85th Division. We had heard from him about the battle and how devastating it was all our lives. This battle was one of the few in WWII to see hand-to-hand...More

2  Thank Kari J
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Our group of 85th Division veteran's sons (328th Field Artillery and 337th Infantry Regiment) thoroughly enjoyed this small museum which is full of artifacts collected bye the volunteers that own this museum. Filippo Spadi and his team of volunteers are doing a great job of...More

1  Thank DDJones337th
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Gotica Toscana Onlus and its Association is the place to contact if you want to know more about WWII battles in the Apennines mountain area of Italy. They are very knowledgeable about those battles. The Association provides information about the various war related points of...More

3  Thank Ronald C
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

This museum is at Mount Altuzzo, where units of the U.S. Fifth Army fought during World War II. It presents excellent exhibits of items found on local battlefields, along with the stories of soldiers who fought there. Furthermore, the very dedicated and knowledgeable museum staff...More

2  Thank saundric
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