Private tour of the Civic Museum in Siena
City activities

Private tour of the Civic Museum in Siena

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the Civic Museum in Siena with an experienced guide
  • Get a complete overview of the evolution of Sienese art
  • See the renowned cycle of frescoes by Ambrogio Lorenzetti
What to expect

Discover the Civic Museum, one of the major museums in Siena which is housed inside the majestic Palazzo Pubblico, the town hall located on the famous Piazza del Campo. An experienced guide will explain to you the frescoes created by some of the most important 14th-century artists, such as Simone Martini, Duccio di Buoninsegna and Ambrogio Lorenzetti.

See La Maestà (1315) by Simone Martini, a masterpiece of European Gothic art, and the cycle of frescoes The Allegory and the Effects of the Good and Bad Government (1338-1339) by Ambrogio Lorenzetti, one of the first examples of civil art. The exhibition includes works of art from the 14th to the 19th century displayed in 10 rooms offering visitors a complete overview of the evolution of Sienese art.

The tour ends inside the museum in order to give you more time to explore the palace.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Certified tour guide
    • Civic Museum private guided tour: Sala del Risorgimento, Sala di Balia, Sala del Concistoro, Cappella del Podestà, Sala del Mappamondo, Sala della Pace
    • Free time to visit the palace on your own
    What's not included
    • Museum tickets (around 10 euros for adults, discounts for groups and families)
    • Earphones for large groups
    Where

    Il Campo, 53100 Siena SI, Italy

    Meeting point:

    At the entrance of Palazzo Pubblico in Piazza del Campo.

    What to remember
    • Please note: the tickets to the Civic Museum are not included
    • Earphones might be required for large groups. They'll be provided at a small surcharge
    • Please note that the order of the visits may change
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    When
    • Daily at 11.00am and 4.00pm
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Siena Tourism Programs & Services - Società Cooperativa
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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