The Museum located in adjacent rooms to the oratory was opened on 14 September 2002.
The work, strongly supported by Governor Easley Babel, aimed at structural and functional recovery of the premises of the confraternity of Mercy, was made entirely with the funding of the Foundation Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the supervision of the Superintendency of artistic and historical heritage of Siena and Grosseto Demoetnoantropologico and curated by Dr. Anna Maria Guiducci, and from the primary interest of the provincial administration of Siena , through its President. Not to be left out the commitment
The Museum documents the history of sharecropping in the Sienese countryside for much of the 19th century up to over half of the 20th century. Presents an interesting trip in the recent past, but disappeared. A timely and careful reconstruction of various environments and many testimonies related to the farming world that allow us to understand the complexity of a social and economic system in which they lived many peasant families. Over eighty computer workstations help to follow a training course and mainly educational thought for schools. The history of the Museum started with a first ethnog