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Pelino Museum

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Nice to see how italian confetti are made and all the different varieties there are. The are one... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Rita C
via mobile
Wonderful museum

My wife wanted to visit this factory/museum since we started planning our trip. Really a nice place... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
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Via Stazione Introdacqua 55 | 67039, 67039, Sulmona, Italy
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Nice to see how italian confetti are made and all the different varieties there are. The are one of the best and I always make sure to buy some to take home.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Rita C
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I happen to absolutely love the history and artistry of Italian artisans, and this is the birthplace of confetti. Confetti is a hard shelled candy with chocolate inside, think high end MnM's! The Italians have turned this into an absolute confectionary treat! The museum is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank christina_stilista
Reviewed 4 June 2018

The museum is moderately interesting but the showroom where you can purchase a wide range of Pelino confetti is definitely worth a visit. About a ten minute walk from the center of town.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank esme777
Reviewed 25 May 2018

My wife wanted to visit this factory/museum since we started planning our trip. Really a nice place to visit. The museum with its old machines and photos is fun. There was an English video about confetti and the peeling family which was very informative. Of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rlrobles5
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I’ve been going to the factory to buy confetti since I was a little kid. The museum is a wonderful place to see. Mario Pelino wasn’t only a world renowned confectioner; he was a musician. If you have the time, I would definitely recommend seeing...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bimmerfun
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This is where the famous confection known as confetti was born and since the 1700's kept its reputation as the best in the world. The museum is an entertaining step back to the history of this wonderful product.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank TonyCBoston
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We came across this by chance. This is the place to buy your confetti and the flowers are amazing! Museum is interesting and nice place to visit but isn't a must see. Well presented and good detail but very little English so be prepared to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank baredd
Reviewed 1 November 2016

The museum is small and there are no guides, but its quite interesting and its free. The shop is amazing!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Dror B
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We drove out of town to the museum and looked around as we did know much about this tradition. The video was enlightening but the factory was closed so we could not tour it. We did buy some to take back to Australia as gifts.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank George I
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A must to visit in the Sulmona area, it is old time factory for the world famous confetti's of what this area is known for. Many varieties to choose from, well worth the visit.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank rickjason
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