Discover the art of masterpiece restoration, with an exclusive tour of the Opificio delle Pietre Dure. Translating to the Workshop of Semi-Precious Stones, this is a Grand Ducal institute that dates back centuries. The tradition itself is one of intricacy, detail and the utmost care.
In the company of an expert guide, you will tour ancient creations made of marble, ceramics and bronze. These are cultural treasures not seen by many. Each piece is precious and authentic, uniquely capturing the past. Explore the heritage behind these passionate works. Enjoy personal encounters with the professionals behind the conservation craft.
The journey continues at the in-house museum, where historical displays and collections await your critical eye. Marvel at elaborate designs adorned by semi-precous stones. Admire the vibrancy and colour of techniques brought back to life by the world’s best restorers