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Museo Pietro Micca, Turin

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History Museum
Delve into history at Museo Pietro Micca, a museum housed in an 18th-century series of tunnels that were created to combat French invaders. You can take a tour of the passageways while learning all about their history. The museum also features paintings of the city during the war. Make reservations ahead of time to arrange for an English-speaking guide. Put Museo Pietro Micca at the forefront of your travel plans using our Turin trip builder.
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  • walk through the tunnels with expert guides you with their passion make you hear the noises of the invasion ... bombs .... a daydream ...
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  • This small museum is not to be missed. It is dedicated to a single but important moment in Torinesi history - the siege of Turin, and the contribution made by a simple man (I won't call him a soldier ...  more »
  • I had the pleasure to attend this guided tour, perfected by passion and professionalism of the Guide Mr Biagio told a dramatic story in an absolutely perfect. We were all glued to his words, including my spouse who usually historical/military things is not really very accustomed and designed. Duration 90 min ... and input "only" € 3 that as they say in Sicily "all biniditti"
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  • This an excellent museum that describes a fascinating part of the city's history. Walking through the old tunnels is really fun.
  • A little known but Museum of inestimable historical value. Particular praise to highly skilled guides, really among the best present in the museums of Turin. The cost is minimal and you should leave an offer in order to keep the museum open
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  • This museum is dedicated to the historical part of Turin, starting from its construction until the wars to defend the city. Explains all the means and strategies that were used then to fight and defend the city. The guides of the Museum involve all within and exhaustively explain everything is exposed. The best part of the Museum is dedicated to Pietro Micca and galleries! highly recommended!
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  • Super passionate guides, the first part of the tour explains how did the siege and curiosities of the city at the time, in the second part there is a visit to the Gallery very interesting and addictive! Recommended! Very low ticket price
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  • Excellent museum. Guided tour very interesting about the siege of Turin and on the figure of Pietro Micca. The Museum is run by volunteers since unfortunately the funds are scarce. However their love towards this part of history-very important not only for the city of Turin but also in view of the subsequent unification of Italy-is passed on to visitors. The visit to the underground tunnels.
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