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Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

Piazza del Campo 1, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 292226
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Siena's City Hall, whose construction began in the 13th century, houses the city's Civic Museum, whose collection includes the profound fresco entitled "Allegory of Good and Bad Government."
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Piazza del Campo 1, 53100, Siena, Italy
+39 0577 292226
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Palazzo Pubblico is Siena's old town hall and inside of it is the Civic Museum. Siena's Civic Museum is very interesting and all the rooms inside are so neat and ornate. It was amazing to see where the government of Siena resided at one point....More

Thank Alexandra C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much of interest in the museum, even though the rooms themselves are fairly ornate, and an internal chapel unusual.

Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were in Italy for a Masters course through Gonzaga University (Organizational Leadership / Renaissance Leadership) and toured Siena and many of its famous landmarks as part of our studies. What an amazing place! Cafes, cathedral, museums, shopping, and apparently an annual...More

Thank StephenInWSeattle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Palazzo Pubblico in the early evening. It was still warm outside and the shade of the building offered relief. Inside are wonderful frescoes. The frescoes are collectively known as The Allegory of Good and Bad Government. There is a strong social message...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the frescoes of good and bad government, the statue of the twins being suckled by a wolf and many other art treasures. Recommended.

Thank Highgateglobetrotter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the whole idea of civic government and the frescos dedicated to good (and bad) government. Worthwhile in understanding the republic of Siena.

Thank Fred H
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The lighting in the various halls does not allow proper observation of the pictures. The reason may be to prevent the visitor from photographing or any other reason I do not know. In any case, it is impossible to see and enjoy the amazing works...More

1  Thank zeevs428
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Its in the main centre of Siena and along with the Duomo & Mangia tower its the other place to visit, some gothic influences and lots of frescos to view, the courtyard I found a delight.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 20 July 2017

An interesting building to visite. We enjoyed the detailed and beautiful frescos that are in some of the Public rooms, and the architecture is impressive. There is a nice chapell among the rooms, and some great artifacts. If you Climb all the way up to...More

Thank EllenChr
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Palazzo Pubblico (Town Hall) is located in Piazza del Campo, it unmistakable tower dominates, it is a great example of Gothic architecture, behind this building you will also find Siena's synagogue

Thank Terry C
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