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Le colline metallifere

MAGMA (Museum of Cast Iron Arts of Maremma)

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Follonica - Le colline metallifere



Comprensorio ex-Ilva - Follonica

The museum

The MAGMA was born from the desire to tell the technological, artistic and human history of the steelworks of Follonica at the height of its production. The new interactive and multimedia exhibition space brings life back to the old furnace with a captivating experience that unfolds over three main sections, corresponding to the three floors of the building, entitled Art, History and Production. Within these themes, each room explores a topic closely related to the production of cast iron, not only locally, but in Europe and elsewhere. Educational activities and school visits can be arranged by reservation.


The Museum runs educational activities for local schools and the general public, organises exhibitions and offers workshops on the art of casting iron. It also promotes cultural activities and excursions aimed at widening knowledge of the history and nature of the local area.



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Opening hours

16 June - 15 September: 17.30-23.30; 16 September - 15 June: 15.30-19.00. Visitors are advised to contact the museum for information on opening times, which may change for specific events.


€ 5.00 full; € 4.00 reduced; € 2.00 schools


Director: Claudia Mori
Info and reservations: 0566-59027    0566-59243
Introductory panel of the Casting Catalogue
Inflows and outflows section
Scale model reconstruction of Ex Ilva archaeological area (temporary exhibition)
Virtual Casting experience
Etruscan diorama
External view of the main façade, showing the pronaos and the steeple of Saint Leopold's church by Manetti and Reishammer
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Parco Nazionale Tecnologico Archeologico delle Colline Metallifere Grossetane
Fondazione Grosseto Cultura