Museo Zecca (Barracks of San Donato)

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Museo della Zecca

Casermetta San Donato


The museum is located on the city wall, in the Barracks of San Donato.

Inside there is a library full of documents testifying the long life of the oldest Mint in Europe, between 650 and 1843, a historic workshop, including machinery used at the time, the laboratory and the art fund "Luigi Giorgi."

Only in recent times has the Mint resumed its activities, minting coins used in historical cities in the past.


Open Monday afternoon to Saturday morning : 10:00 to 12:30 and 15:00 to 18:00
Closed for the day on Monday morning .
Saturday afternoon and Sunday open only by reservation (minimum 20 participants)


Full price: 5.00€
Reduced : 3.00€ ( schools , children under 8 years old and adults over 65 years)
Reservations required for guided tours of groups (schools and non )


Access from the walls (from St. Donato ramp with a slope of 7%, long 50 m).
Entrance for disable is accessible through a gravel and grass path of about 3 m on the right side of the façade. Then there is a stone ramp with a 10% slope (200x150).
Accessible toilet on the ground floor.