It is possible to visit the site where on 24th June the battle of St. Martino and Solferino was fought  between the Italian army led  by Vittorio Emanuele II allied  with the  French army led by Napoleone III  against the Austrian army .There were many  battles which developed in an areaof 20kms .This was the first big battle after that of Lipsia in 1813 where 230.000 soldiers  participated .This battle  inspired Henry Dunant  who created the International  RedCross  .This Museum was built by Count Antonio Lechi in 1939 where it is possible to see a lot of relics that  tell the story of this battle. The Chapel Ossuary where 2619 soldiers are buried ,   the Tower and the C.R.I Memorial  are situated near this  Museum

Opening hours
Tuesday –Sunday  8.30-9.30

Entrance fee
Full price €2.00
Reduced price€1.00  years 18-25
free over 65  and schools