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Discover 3 places to see in Follonica

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Archaeological area of melting furnaces of Rains

The Gulf of Follonica, centrally located in the areas of influence of two major Etruscan cities Populonia and Vetulonia, must have had a strategic role for links and exchanges between the inland and maritime communication routes. The Rains with its ovens, reports in an exemplary manner the role of follonichese in the Etruscan iron coast, highlighting the size reached by production in the 6th century. a. c. and relationships between the Elbe and the coast, probably mediated by Populonia. Conducted excavations have unearthed a large Etruscan settlement to productive character dating from betwee


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MUSEUM OF IRON AND CAST IRON

Born as the first exposure in 1970, the Museum is located in 1998 from San Ferdinando, oldest building in the city. Documents the history of steel foundries, in the heart of Follonica and the expertise of its smelters masters. Exposes objects of artistic value and archeo-19th century industrial (wooden models and cast-iron castings) manufactured by follonichesi ovens. In the Etruscan section are exhibits of old industrial settlement found near Follonica, including an original, dating from the 6th century BC. Since 2005 the Museum Brings technology and Archaeological Park of Colline Metallifere


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PINACOTECA CIVICA

Was founded in 1995 by the will to give a placement appropriate to the wealth of works of art owned and some cores from donations by artists, individuals and associations. For several years, the ground floor is dedicated to temporary exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, especially high quality. Meetings are educational and training and educational activities with schools or by appointment. The Gallery is part of the system of museums museums of Maremma.


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