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The museum follows the story of mankind in Abruzzo, from man's first appearance as a Palaeolithic hunter. It highlights the contribution made by 9 italic tribes from Abruzzo and Molise to the making of Rome, thus giving the name "Italy" to the...more
My Family was from Abruzzo. I've heard stories about the home-land. It was after coming to the museum that I could feel, see and experience what life was life in Abruzzo in the 1800 and 1900s. Wow. If you have a couple of hours, it...More
We spent a couple of interesting hours here. The exhibits showing life on the land up to the 1960s were very good and you could see how hard and unrelenting life was in former days. The actual processes of harvesting (especially flax) were well explained...More
This museum beautifully organizes and describes the way of life of Abruzzo. We were able to recognize so many of the places and things we learned in our previous week's tours. This place was interesting, educational and well worth spending a couple of hours.
Inspiration, knowlegde and a good curator has made this strange museum into an great experience. You can watch miniature models of Pescara in the pasta, watch wonderful black and White photos and futher more you will be supprised by the way they made the exebition!...More
Interesting to visit and especially good to kill a couple of hours on a rainy day.
Lots of history about the region and culture of the area. Audio guide wasn't brilliant as it was quite hard to follow but got better as we progressed.
Our tour guide led us to this lovely museum on a side street in Pescara. It's in an old building which was once used as a jail but has been renovated. There were several rooms with displays of the customs, dress, food, crafts, art work,...More
This museum is quite modern and uses multimedia solutions and original interior design to tell the peculiarities of the region to its visitors.
It's not too big and mostly focuses on local rural life of the last century
Dresses and earrings collections are among everyone's...More