The Geothermal Enel Museum in Pomarance
On display are several socio-historical and industrial artifacts, minerals, maps and much more
Still waiting to make its grand return to the Villa De Larderel, which is currently under renovation, the museum is currently located in a building in front of the villa.The museum’s aim is to document the relationship between the geothermal energy sources of the area and the daily life of its inhabitants, beginning with the ways in which locals have benefited from the thermal resources since ancient Roman times. This resource has been used for many objectives over the centuries, until the last century when locals began using it to generate electricity in 1904.
Through photographs, instruments and machinery, the museum displays the history of the industrial use of geothermal energy.
Opening hours: March 15 to September 15: Monday to Friday, from 9am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 6pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 10am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 7pm.
September 16 to March 14: Monday to Friday, from 8am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 5pm; Sunday, from 9am to 12:30pm and 1:30pm to 6pm. Closed Saturday and holidays.
Price: Free entrance.
Disabled access: Yes
Tel. 0588 67724;