MUSEUMS IN VALLE MAIRA
For those who want to know more… Try
(we recommend to check the overtures by calling in advance)
•MUSEUM OF SACRED ART “MUSEO DELLA CONFRATERNITA”:
Testimony of religious art in the valleys of the Marquisate of Saluzzo.
Precious sacred vestment, gold-working places, sculptures, sacral little boards, stem glasses, etc.
(Acceglio –Borgo Villa. phone +390171-99008)
•ETHNOGRAPHIC MUSEUM “LA MISOUN D’EN BOT”:
accurate reconstruction of environments of a dwelling from the past century
and of working tools for different activities.
(Acceglio -Borgata Chiavetta. tel.0171-99017)
•MUSEO “FREMOS, TRAVAJ E TERO”:
Museum of hemp and of ancient feminine jobs.
•MUSEUM OF HAIR “MUSEO DI PELS O DEI CAVIE’”:
Tools and wigs.
Reconstruction of the of the ancient profession of Elva’s “Pelassiers”, who used to
wash and organise the hair and then sell them to manufacturer of refined wigs.
•MUSEUM OF SCHOOL “L’ESCOLO DE MOUNTANHO”:
historic reconstruction of the mountain school from 1900 to 1970.
(Stroppo –Maschero. tel. 0171-999220/999112)
•MULTIMEDIA MUSEUM OF THE OCCITAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
-Occitan Espaci Association:
the Institute of Occitan Studies, the museum Sòn de lenga, the Linguistic Office and the Occitan shop
Via Val Maira 19, 12025 DRONERO (CN)
Tel/fax 0171 904075
•MULTIMEDIA MUSEUM OF ITINERANT PROFESSIONS “MUSEO SELES”:
historic reconstruction of ancient professions in Valle Maira, especially of anchovy tradesmen.
(Celle Macra –B.ta Chiesa tel. 0171/999190)
•MUSEUM OF ART SACRED “GONFALONE CONFRATERNITY”:
Furnishings, trousseaus and sacral tools
(Dronero. tel. 0171-61935/917060)
•CIVIC AND HISTORIC MUSEUM “MALLÉ” :
the house and the private collections of Mallè family
(Dronero. tel. 0171-618260)
•”DELLA RIVIERA” MILL::
You can visit the XV century mill, called “della Riviera”, situated along the Comella canal in Dronero.
The mill is currently active and it is used to grind through the millstone fine flours by our supplier Biscottificio Cavanna.
(dronero. tel 0171-902186)