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Silk and Brick Art Museum

the museum

Silk and clay: simple and precious materials, which once ruled the two characteristic trades of the local economy. The true arts to be rediscovered through tools and documentation of ancient artisan knowledge. The Museum occupies the second floor and attic of the Corielli Palace, a manor house adjacent to the mill of the same name, which remained in operation until more

the visit

Knowing your history and the history of an area to capture and understand the evolution of society and things. And at the same time, perceiving that memory, whether tangible or intangible, is a gift and a priceless heritage. The section devoted to silk presents the main objects used in the process of rearing of silkworms, pruning and peeling of mulberry and silk reeling more


Established by the Common of Malo in 1994, the Museum was born from the passion of a group of volunteers for local culture, who wanted to preserve the memory of economic activities, which have characterized the industrious town for centuries. A world reconstructed through objects, which "tell" the story of silk and clay processing. This material is supplemented by photos, documents more


Every Sunday 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.; for groups and schools, every day by appointment;
guided tours and workshops by appointment.
Closed at Christmas, New Year, Easter and in August.



Free admission

visite guidate

Guided tours and excursions of the territory

For groups and schools by appointment.



Tel: +39 0445 588293 (Department of Culture)
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