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Transhumance Museum - Villetta Barrea (AQ)

The Museum is a place of study and documentation on the phenomenon of transhumant sheep-farming, a key sector of the local economy and of the whole of Abruzzo until the recent past. Interesting explanatory panels illustrate synthetically, but with great didactic effectiveness, the various historical, social and cultural aspects and the systems of life and work.
The exhibits bear witness to the main productive activities (production of wool and cheese), the forms of equipment of men and animals, the organization of temporary shelters.

Wool Museum - Scanno (AQ)

Founded in 1993 by a group of volunteers, it is located in the historic centre of the town in a building dating back to 1901, originally intended as a municipal abattoir. It was called the Wool Museum because wool was, between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries, a source of primary wealth for this as for other towns in mountain Abruzzo. The Museum collects the tools and documents of contemporary pastoral culture (1850-1930) and the historical memory of the work and daily life of the inhabitants of Scanno and the Sagittario Valley.

Museo della Guerra per la Pace - Canosa Sannita (CH)

The War Museum for Peace, inaugurated in 2001, is located inside the enchanting Martucci Palace, a fortified building of the seventeenth century, transformed into a noble residence during the eighteenth century.

Museum of Peasant and Pastoral Civilization - Avezzano (AQ)

Inside the A.R.S.S.A. headquarters in the city of Avezzano is the Casino of Caccia Torlonia, which today houses the permanent museum of peasant culture. The tools of hard work and peasant industriousness have found their ideal place in an environment that in history has been the exclusive prerogative of the nobility. On the walls unpublished photographic images of Lake Fucino and the villages that lived of the abundant abundance of water. More nineteenth-century representations of the Lear that finely portray, in Indian ink, the landscape scenery of Marsica ...

Museum of Peasant Civilization - Morro d'Oro (TE)

The museum is housed in the ancient "Palazzo De Gregoris"; here are exposed about 300 objects that testify the agricultural and artisan activity of Morro D'Oro (TE) for over two centuries.  In the various rooms, arranged on three floors, are preserved agricultural tools, objects and household furnishings, tools for woodworking and weaving.

INFO: www.comune.morrodoro.te.gov.it

 

Majolica Museum - Rapino (CH)

The Museum of Ceramics of Rapino was founded in December 2003, with the intention of revaluing an ancient art that has carried the name of Rapino around the world, it is located in the ancient convent of San Antonio, an architectural complex dating back to 1645 and consists of different rooms, each characterized by works by different authors, eras and styles, among them, the Museum boasts the preservation of valuable pieces of the most authoritative representatives of majolica art of Rapino, such as Bozzelli, Vitacolonna and Bontempo.

Majolica Museum - Castelli (TE)

Housed in the former Franciscan convent of Santa Maria in Constantinople, the museum houses numerous works from the early Middle Ages to the present day, donated mainly by the citizens of Castelli. The wonderful objects exhibited in the ancient rooms belong to artists from some famous families such as Grue, Gentili, Cappelletti and Fuina. The exhibition allows you to retrace the entire history of the prestigious castle majolica, starting with the beautiful pharmacy vases of the so-called type "Orsini Colonna", now also preserved in the most important museums in the world.

Museo of the Battle (MUBA) - Ortona (CH)

The Museum documents the dramatic events of the war in 1943, which earned the city of Ortona the award of the Gold Medal for Civil Valor. It was inaugurated on 6 May 2002 with the intervention of the Canadian Ambassador. The Museum is dedicated to the memory of the 1314 civilian victims and to the many Canadian and German soldiers who died during the Battle of Hortona. It aims to be a place for reflection on the cruelty and uselessness of war, transmitting a message of peace to the new generations.

Oil Museum - Loreto Aprutino (PE)

Situated in the ancient Amorotti Castle, it retraces the various phases of oil production, the primary wealth of the Vestino territory, showing tools and machinery from ancient times to the present day. The Museum is closed on Mondays in summer, while in winter it is open only on Saturdays and Sundays.

The cost of admission is 6 euros and also includes a visit to the Acerbo Museum and the Archaeological Museum of Loreto Aprutino tel. 085 8291589

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Museum of Art and Technology of Confetti - Sulmona (AQ)

The Museum contains machinery, memorabilia, memories, rare and precious objects connected with the ancient art of the production of sugared almonds in Sulmona. The Museum, created by Olindo Pelino, intends to present itself as a due act of recognition to all the ancient confectioners who from the late Middle Ages onwards have helped to create the reputation of Sulmona as a city of sugared almonds.

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