The Secchi and Triachi house

Secchi & Triàchi house, located on Via Talassese in the historic centre of Arcidosso, is an ethnographic museum founded with the aim of highlighting and valorising the historic rural and artisan relics of the Mount Amiata region. It houses objects, tools, images and annotations relating to peasant and forest culture, ancient crafts, the home, traditions and everyday life from the mid-19th to the mid-20th century.

The museum is divided into five themed rooms and an entrance, its itinerary including tools found at the house entrance and objects of common use in the kitchen and bedroom. It also houses farming, carpentry, blacksmithery, bricklaying and pottery tools, as well as highlighting the local resources of the territory, such as chestnuts, wine and the forest, with its accompanying trades: charcoal burner, lumberjack, sawyer, brick maker , forester and tradesman.

There is also an expansion project, with other trades and themes relating to activities linked to the Amiata region, such as ochre, wool and fulling, honey, mining, life cycles, health, customs, games, sports, communication, religion and war.