An exhibition path

that enhances the artistic knowledge of the territory

The building appears as a flexible space suitable for various uses depending on the needs.

Inside the space, the exhibition shows, through the art collections currently held by the Cassa di Risparmio di Volterra Foundation, the artistic knowledge and creative value of the Volterra territory, placing at the center of the entire project the concept of the center/motor of knowledge and creative practice, as a vehicle for cultural, tourist, and economic development.

A place that is open up to the surrounding territory and can attract the best of what the city of Volterra offers. A permeable and vital center of attraction, but also of propulsion, for the Volterra’s excellences.

It is not just a simple exhibition space but a complex center, flexible and adaptable for different purposes: exhibition, cultural design and production, support for artisanal knowledge, and collection of memory. In essence, it is a space dedicated to knowledge, elaboration, and support of creativity, a characteristic that has always been present and vital in Volterra and the area.

A sort of creative forge that from intellectual, cultural, artisanal, and social experimentation has generated in the past, still offers and could increasingly produce in the future consequences rich in opportunities for the development and well-being of the territory.


Architectural and physical structure of the spaces:

  • Ground floor exhibition hall/multimedia hall;
  • ateliers and laboratories;
  • stairs leading to first floor;
  • gallery above the hall;
  • first floor rooms for the valuable collections of the CRVolterra Foundation;
  • relaxation / representation space;
  • panoramic terrace.


Opening times Santa Maria Maddalena Exhibition Center

From 18th March to 3th November 2024:
Cathedral, Baptistry and Exhibition Center
open daily 10:00 a.m.- 06:00 p.m. (last admission 05:30 p.m.)

Tickets Pass Anima di Volterra

Valid for 2 days, including free audio guide
Visit to the Cathedral, Baptistery and Study Center of the former Santa Maria Maddalena Hospital

N.B.: during the opening period of the Santa Maria Maddalena Exhibition Center,
tickets will be sold at the Reception of the Center

Reservation fee: € 1,00 per pax

Full price: € 8,00 (including audio-guide)

Concessions: € 6,00 (including audio-guide)
Visitors aged 6 to 18, and over 65; Coop, FAI

Youth up to 6 years of age, Volterra municipality residents, Disabled visitors (+ one carer per visitor), Clerics of both genders, Teachers accompanying classes or groups, Authorised tour guides, Journalists

Consorzio Turistico Volterra Valdicecina Valdera S.c.r.l.
Piazza dei Priori 19/20 - 56048 Volterra (PI) - PIVA 01308340502
Operation/Project allocated within the framework of the POR FESR Tuscany 2014-2020