Museums

Museo delle macchine agricole Orsi

Tortona

Museo delle macchine agricole Orsi

Tortona is home to the Museo delle Macchine Agricole (Agricultural Vehicle Museum), named in memory of Roberto Giuseppe Orsi, and sited in his company’s workshop, in Via Emilia. This museum was proposed by the Association …

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Museo delle truppe alpine

Gabiano

Museo delle truppe alpine

The museum, founded by Carlo Monti who collected and documented the events involving the Alpine Corps, protagonists of dramatic pages of history between the Two Wars, stems from the need to remember, spread and preserve …

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Museo di arte sacra San Giacomo

Lu e Cuccaro Monferrato

Museo di arte sacra San Giacomo

The San Giacomo Museum of Sacred Art, set up in the historical complex of San Giacomo in Lu, consists of the church founded in the 13th century and rebuilt between 1568 and 1610, its sacristy and the Casa della Reggenza. …

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Museo diocesano di arte sacra

Tortona

Museo diocesano di arte sacra

Re-opening from 29 April 2021 In a place symbol of the diocese – the former Episcopal Seminary – the museum gathers works that for the most part found their way to the curia’s storerooms for security reasons. Originating …

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Museo Diocesano San Giovanni

Asti

Museo Diocesano San Giovanni

"Spazio San Giovanni", is the first core of the Cathedral’s Diocesan Museum. The visit includes the main body of the former Church of San Giovanni, first early Christian Cathedral of the city of Asti, and the 8th century …

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Museo etnografico

Alessandria

Museo etnografico "C'era una volta"

The Ethnographic Museum “C’era una volta” (Once upon a time) is located inside the “Gambarina Vecchia”, barracks dating from the 18th century. On the ground floor, taking full advantage of the bay architecture …

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Museo Etnografico dell'Agricoltura

Orsara Bormida

Museo Etnografico dell'Agricoltura

The Orsara Bormida Museum in the local town hall started up in 1996 thanks to a group of volunteers who wanted to display a number of ancient items and relics donated by people from the area. The museum is run by the Associazione …

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Museo Etnologico Missionario - Colle Don Bosco

Castelnuovo Don Bosco

Museo Etnologico Missionario - Colle Don Bosco

The museum displays material collected on the travels of Salesian missionaries in Patagonia, Central America, Middle and Far East

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Museo naturalistico di Stazzano

Stazzano

Museo naturalistico di Stazzano

This museum at Stazzano offers an impressive learning experience. Founded in 1980 by a group of nature enthusiasts from the town who had been working together since 1974 to protect and preserve the rich natural heritage …

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Museo Paleontologico

Ovada

Museo Paleontologico "G. Maini"

This museum is to be found in the 13th century church of St Anthony, which in 1882 was turned into a prison, and is now dedicated to Giulio Maini, an Ovada naturalist. The learning path illustrates the particular nature …

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Museo Paleontologico Territoriale dell'Astigiano

Asti

Museo Paleontologico Territoriale dell'Astigiano

The Museum is housed in "Palazzo del Michelerio", originally a mid-16th century monastery and currently owned by Azienda Territoriale della Casa di Asti. The Museum includes a first collection of skeletal remains cetacean …

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Museo Storico Badogliano

Grazzano Badoglio

Museo Storico Badogliano

The birthplace houses the museum dedicated to Marshal Pietro Badoglio, military man and politician. The museum has seven rooms and two corridors; each area is dedicated to a theme or a significant period in Badoglio’s …

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Palatium Vetus

Alessandria

Palatium Vetus

Palatium Vetus, now home to Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio of Alessandria, is the first municipal building of the town of Alessandria and preserves important traces of medieval history. The Gae Aulenti architectural firm …

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Palazzo Alfieri e Fondazione Museo Eugenio Guglielminetti

Asti

Palazzo Alfieri e Fondazione Museo Eugenio Guglielminetti

This is where the famous dramatist Vittorio Alfieri from Asti was born on 16 January 1749. His family took possession of the palazzo in the 17th century and it was "modernised" by the architect Benedetto Alfieri (Vittorio's …

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Palazzo Mossi - centro d'interpretazione del paesaggio del Po

Frassineto Po

Palazzo Mossi - centro d'interpretazione del paesaggio del Po

Close by the Cascina is a nature trail along which are a series of hides for birdwatching and photography.

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