Valli del Pasubio
Museum of Ancient Crafts
the permanent exhibition
The everlasting charm of working tools used in trades, which nowadays have disappeared. A tangible evidence of everyday history, even if not very remote, and of local culture and lifestyles, which today have changed a lot in the borderland area. Various objects and explanations of their use...read more
A torcio (press) for pressing the mixture of walnuts and hazelnuts in order to produce oil for lamps and furniture. Gavegnà or caponara for the transport of hay or leaves in autumn, to use as a bed for cows, to facilitate cleaning of the barn and protect it from moisture. Little trebbia (thresh) for wheat, grown in the sunniest plots...read more
In the eighties, some enthusiasts from Pro Loco, while touring the districts of Valli del Pasubio, have collected and recovered instruments, machines and tools commonly used until the mid-fifties. This material has been waiting for a suitable place until in 1995, when it was placed in a large room above the Parish Theatre...read more
From April to October every Sunday 10.30 a.m. - 12 noon.
Groups and schools by appointment on other days.
Tel. +39 0445 590176 (Valli del Pasubio Pro Loco Bureau)
Tel. +39 0445 630495 (Civic Library)
activities for schools