Museums

Museo Civico Archeologico - Castello dei Paleologi

Acqui Terme

Museo Civico Archeologico - Castello dei Paleologi

The first two rooms are dedicated to prehistory and to protohistory, with artifacts in chipped flint (Palaeolithic and Mesolithic: 120000-8000 years ago), polished green stone axes (Neolithic: 5750-3500 B.C.), ceramic finds …

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Museo Civico di Palazzo Mazzetti

Asti

Museo Civico di Palazzo Mazzetti

Palazzo Mazzetti is a prestigious historic building of Asti that bears witness to the social affirmation in the city of a family of noble origins, who became wealthy with the activity of Mint and with attentive real estate …

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Museo Civico e Gipsoteca Bistolfi

Casale Monferrato

Museo Civico e Gipsoteca Bistolfi

The Civic Museum is located in the ancient Augustinian convent of Santa Croce which in its two cloisters preserves fresco decorations by Guglielmo Caccia known as Il Moncalvo with the help of Giorgio Alberini. Twenty-four …

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Museo d'arte sacra di San Francesco

Cassine

Museo d'arte sacra di San Francesco "Paola Benzo Dapino"

The museum is part of the former convent complex of the Church of San Francesco of Cassine, which belonged to the Order of Friars Minor Conventual. The property belongs to the Municipality that has decided to transform it …

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Museo degli Arazzi Scassa

Asti

Museo degli Arazzi Scassa

On the outskirts of Asti, the Carthusian monastery of Valmanera, an ancient monastery built by the Vallombrosan monks and later passed to the Carthusians, is home to the tapestry weaving mill founded by Ugo Scassa in 1957. …

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Museo dei Campionissimi

Novi Ligure

Museo dei Campionissimi

The Cycling Museum of Novi Ligure is a tribute to the history of cycling and the bicycle. A museum with more than 3,000 square metres to relive the myths of a sport together with the protagonists of the past and the present. …

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Museo dei Tramways

Altavilla Monferrato

Museo dei Tramways

t Altavilla Monferrato, home to an important junction station with three lines, now run by the local Arfea bus company, is the Tramway Museum, part of the Ecomuseo of Basso Monferrato Astigiano. At the station and on display …

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Museo del Cappello Borsalino - in restauro

Alessandria

Museo del Cappello Borsalino - in restauro

Borsalino’s story goes back more than 150 years and the company is now one of the most prestigious hat makers in the world and a synonym for Made in Italy, being the jewel in the crown of Alessandria’s spectrum of businesses. …

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Museo del giocattolo

Pontestura

Museo del giocattolo

The Museo del Giocattolo (Toy Museum) was opened on May 20th 2007 and houses the collection donated by Enrico Colombotto Rosso. In the first room are some 100 ceramic dolls made between 1880 and 1920, toy horses, illustrations …

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Museo del Risorgimento e Museo della Divisione Italiana Partigiana Garibaldi

Asti

Museo del Risorgimento e Museo della Divisione Italiana Partigiana Garibaldi

In 2012, the Museum of the Risorgimento was reopened to citizens and tourists in Palazzo Ottolenghi of Asti, which faces onto Corso Alfieri. An important event with the intent of returning to the city the Risorgimento collection …

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Museo dell'Apicoltura del Maglietto

Novi Ligure

Museo dell'Apicoltura del Maglietto

Re-opening: Spring 2020 Numerous events have been organised between April and the summer (programme attached) The Museum exhibits a unique collection that includes beehives, rustic skeps, feeders, honey extractors, presses, …

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Museo della Civiltà Contadina dell'800

Castelnuovo Don Bosco

Museo della Civiltà Contadina dell'800

The museum exhibits everyday tools and objects linked to the rural culture of the area.

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Museo della Civiltà contadina di Santa Caterina

Montechiaro d'Acqui

Museo della Civiltà contadina di Santa Caterina

The Museum of Rural Civilisation of Montechiaro d'Acqui is located inside the ancient Church of the Confraternity of Santa Caterina next to the town hall. Tools of the peasant world, donated primarily by private citizens, …

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Museo della grappa e della distilleria Mazzetti

Altavilla Monferrato

Museo della grappa e della distilleria Mazzetti

The Alessandria region is renowned for its wine, but the grapes, once the fermentation process is finished, are used to produce grappa and for this reason at Altavilla Monferrato is the Museo della Grappa Mazzetti. Open …

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Museo della Maschera

Rocca Grimalda

Museo della Maschera

The Museo della Maschera in Rocca Grimalda opened its doors in the year 2000 upon the initiative of a group of specialists from the local historical department who had been working together since 1996. Their work came about …

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