The best museums to visit in Emilia-Romagna

Discovering the most peculiar museums to visit in Emilia-Romagna from those on food to archaeological, historical and cultural ones to fully immerse yourself in the traditions of this land.

Culture, folklore and history

A journey into ancient and contemporary traditions

From the most ancient history made of archeology and artifacts, to the most prestigious arts up to the culinary and folk traditions, the museums to visit in Emilia-Romagna offer the visitors the opportunity to learn more closely the culture and the reality of the territory appreciating its excellence. A mix of culture, entertainment, curiosity and folklore means that everyone can find the museum that best suits their interests, ranging from the most classic to the most original; just think of the International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza, one of the most important museums of this art in the world and the Museum of Curiosities in San Marino, a place to find unusual and surreal objects and characters. To discover the most authentic traditions you have to explore the hamlets of the Romagna hills to find small niche museums like the Stamperia Marchi di Santarcangelo which preserves the ancient art of the Romagna press.

Casa Artusi

In Forlipopoli, Casa Artusi is the hub of Romagna’s home cooking culture, a museum where you can watch your hands and learn how to prepare traditional dishes of Romagna.

Villanovian Museum

The rarity and the state of conservation of the findings of the Civic Archaeological Museum of Verucchio show one of the most important of Rimini; the remains of the Villanovan necropolis entered a cross-section of the social life of the area at the time of the Etruscans.

Museum of weapons of San Marino

From white weapons to firearms, in the Museum of Ancient Arms of San Marino you can find unique specimens and prototypes, such as the eighteenth-century pistol-gun or the two-handed sword, weapons used in the territory from the Middle Ages to the nineteenth century.

The niche museums of Romagna

Romagna is a land with ancient traditions and a strong identity that still today in the smaller villages in the hills lives among people with humble origins. A place where you can understand the everyday life, history and culture of the past is the Ethnographic Museum of Santarcangelo. In Montebello, on the other hand, there is the Honey Museum, a project that enhances the link between man and the territory and makes this precious food known through its production phases. The widespread Museum of Tonino Guerra collects “places of the soul” scattered in the Valmarecchia that evoke past times.

Museum of Mechanical Music

Just outside Cesena is Musicalia, a place where ancient musical instruments relive to enchant visitors and tell them the history of mechanical music from its invention to the disappearance of the gramophone and other modern instruments.
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