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Ethnographic Museum of Canal di Brenta

the museum

Can a museum attract the visitor, strike his imagination, and give deep emotions? When it manages to immerse children and adults in the adventures of tobacco contraband, or in the history of the river, with the journeys of rafts and timber from the forests to the plains, the museum becomes a living, unforgettable experience. more

the visit

Knowing the area of the Brenta Canal and people who lived there, experienced and shaped it. From life along the river to timber trade, from growing of tobacco to smuggling it, up to the degradation of masiére, the monumental terraces, which have transformed the landscape since historical times. Visits to the Museum are hosted by a cultural worker. more


Opened in 2003, the museum displays the results of studies conducted in the area by numerous researchers, ethnographers and anthropologists. The chosen venue is Palazzo Perli, a fine historic building from the seventeenth century, which belonged to a family of notaries involved in timber trade, located in the centre of Valstagna. more


March - September: every day 9 a.m - 6 p.m.



€ 2,00; three museums inclusive: € 5,00; over 70 reduced € 1,50; over 70 inclusive € 3,00;
groups (min. 20): € 1,50; inclusive € 3,00;
free admission for children under 6 years

visite guidate

Guided tours and excursions of the territory

for groups and schools by appointment.



Informations & General Direction:
Museo Canal di Brenta Palazzo Perli, Via Garibaldi n.27, Valbrenta (VI)
tel. 0424 99891
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