This museum houses faithful reproductions of medieval and Renaissance weapons and armour. Accurate models also illustrate siege engines and siege techniques is use in the same periods.
Each room is devoted to a specific moment in the history of Monteriggioni, and the items on display for each period are placed in their proper context.
Visitors can enjoy the unusual experience of handling and trying on some weapons and pieces of armour, situated in special parts of the museum. Information panels, and an easy-to-use multi-lingual audio guide, accompany the visitor on this brief but impressive immersion in history.