This ethnographic museum collects several examples of the local rural civilization. Tools, fabrics, clothing and objects, which recall our ancestor’s history and their leisure, are exhibited. The museum offers several theme exhibits such “Bosch, boschiröö e legnamee”(wood works) and “Life on a thread” (wool, hemp and silk). The typical, early 20th century kitchen with fireplace, is especially charming. The cobbler’s shop “Bagatt” preserved in only one of its details and perhaps the only one of its kind in Ticino, is also extremely fascinating and had remained active until the fifties of the last century.
New: In May, the "dairy" was inaugurated. In this room you can see the various objects used to transform milk into cheese and butter.
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Piccolo Museo di Sessa e Monteggio
Piazza Bonzaglio 1
+41 79 467 67 32
+41 76 413 07 39 / +41 79 444 36 33
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01.05 - 31.10.2019
Entrance CHF 5.-/3.- AVS
Groups until 10 people CHF 20.-