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Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art of San Miniato

The Diocesan museum of sacred art is located in the sacristy spaces of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and San Genesio. Strongly desired by the native painter Dilvo Lotti, the museum preserves numerous furnishings and objects from local churches, splendid ceramic basins decorated with zoomorphic and geometric motifs of North African origin and very interesting works of art. In all there are about 50 works divided over 2 floors. Among the various works stands out a splendid Madonna by Ludovico Cardi known as Cigoli, Jacopo di Cione with “Santa Caterina d’Alessandria”, Neri di Bicci and a beautiful bust of the Redeemer attributed to Agnolo di Polo, a pupil of Verrocchio. I loved the very brightly colored paintings of a Flemish painter who is however anonymous. The ticket has a very low entrance fee and it is possible to request the guide especially for groups. A must visit to appreciate one of the richest collections of works of art in San Miniato.

Diocese of San Miniato – Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art Piazza Duomo – 56028 San Miniato PI

Telephone: 342 6860873 (direct number for museum education: 340 2506655) Email: museodiocesano@diocesisanminiato.it Opening Hours: April-September Monday – Sunday 9-13 and 14-16 October-March Thursday 14-16 Friday 9-13 and 14-16 Saturday and Sunday 9-13

Entrance ticket in January 2020: € 2.50 per person

Closed 1st November, 8th, 25th, 26th and 31st December, 1st and 6th January, Easter and Easter Monday, 15th August

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