Museo Pietro Micca e dell'assedio di Torino del 1706, Turin

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Delve into history at Museo Pietro Micca e dell'assedio di Torino del 1706, 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 e dell'assedio di Torino del 1706 into our Turin tour itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Turin.
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  • We enjoyed this chance to go below Torino and learn about the fascinating story of Piero Micca and the vast network of tunnels from the early 1700's. the tour was in Italian, but there is an English.....  more »
  • An amazing tour guide with fantastic knowledge of the site, takes you back in time to the wonders hidden beneath the city.  more »
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  • Interesting military museum about the siege of Torino by the French army. Guided tours take you to the underground galleries that were built to blow the enemy up. Mostly in italian but check for audioguides. The museum needs a renovation and the guides look voluntary workers. Being extremely cheap, it's worth a visit if you are not claustrophobic.
  • A great museum about how the war of Spanish succession ended up being fought around Torino. The tour of the battle tunnels was really interesting from a number of points of view.

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