Val Leogra Rural Civilisation Museum
the permanent exhibition
"A farmer: thick shoes, thin brain", says the proverb. But who was the farmer? What was his way of living?
A past not so distant in time, but radically different in the way of living, reveals its secrets in a 1200-piece collection of objects, which depict a now disappeared human landscape. The rural world, which we imagine, is often rich in stereotypical
The museum allows to retrace interesting aspects of the recent past, which characterized the lives of many families involved in agriculture, the rhythms of seasons and work activities, the relationships between neighbours and relatives. Visitors can well understand the differences between the reality linked to a closed household economy...read more
The Val Leogra Rural Civilisation Museum was founded in 1974 on the initiative of its founder, Dr. Ernesto Bressan, who worked as a consultant with local farmers on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture.
Involving 108 members of the "3P Club" in Schio, Malo, Molina and Isola Vicentina, he started the collection of materials
Second and fourth Saturday of the month; 9.30 a.m. to 11.30. a.m.
Other days by appointment only.
Guided tours and excursions of the territory
By appointment only
Address: via Pasubio, 13 - 36034 Malo (VI)
T. +39 0445 602087 | +39 340 365 6376
activities for schools