Ecomuseums

The guardians of memory and tradition

There’s history with a capital “H”, written by kings and popes and recounted by castles, cathedrals and monuments. And then there’s the history of the people, less majestic but maybe more authentic. It’s the history of ancient crafts and professions, of the hard work to “tame” new lands and raise families. These are the stories safeguarded by ecomuseums, often little known but well worth a visit if you wish to truly understand the history of Trentino.

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Museo Etnografico del Nonno Gustavo | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Fiemme

Museo Etnografico del Nonno Gustavo

An ancient hayloft featuring more than 300 years of valley history.

Ecomuseo dell'Argentario - Photo  S. Parrini - APT Piné Cembra | © Ecomuseo dell'Argentario - Photo  S. Parrini - APT Piné Cembra

Ecomuseo dell'Argentario

A trail featuring history and nature through what used to be the most...

Valli Giudicarie - Bleggio - Rango

Ecomuseo della Judicaria

Ecomuseo della Val di Peio | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Ecomuseo della Val di Peio ‘Piccolo Mondo alpino’

Antica segheria venezianaTaialacqua

Antica segheria veneziana Taialacqua

The ancient sawmill was constructed as a cooperative business in...

The Ecomuseo of Journeying

Calceranica Mining Park

Today the old mine is a park open to visits

Maso Curio "Ca da mont"

Casa Curio Cà da Mont is the most interesting colonial house...

The Haus von Prükk

The Haus von Prükk in Lucerna provides a glimpse into the...

Iron - ph. Consorzio per il Turismo Giudicarie Centrali | © Iron - ph. Consorzio per il Turismo Giudicarie Centrali

Irone - the phantom village

Iron is a Medieval village that was completely decimated by the...

Archaeological Site Doss Castel

To the discovery of the Raetians

Sentiero etnografico Rio Caino

Rio Caino in the Chiese Eco-museum features a world of science,...

Casa degli Artisti - APT GardaTrentino - ph. R. Vuilleumier | © Casa degli Artisti - APT GardaTrentino - ph. R. Vuilleumier

Casa degli Artisti

The Casa degli Artisti turn Tenno into an appealing residence for...

Ecomuseo del Vanoi

Molino Ruatti | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Ruatti Watermill

This eighteenth-century watermill, now a museum, is one of the few...

Percorso della trementina - The Path of Turpentine

The Path of Turpentine in Val di Sole has been designed to keep alive...

Museo Etnografico del Nonno Gustavo | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Fiemme

Museo Etnografico del Nonno Gustavo

An ancient hayloft featuring more than 300 years of valley history.

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Ecomuseo dell'Argentario - Photo  S. Parrini - APT Piné Cembra | © Ecomuseo dell'Argentario - Photo  S. Parrini - APT Piné Cembra

Ecomuseo dell'Argentario

A trail featuring history and nature through what used to be the most important mining area in Trentino.

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Valli Giudicarie - Bleggio - Rango

Ecomuseo della Judicaria

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Ecomuseo della Val di Peio | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Ecomuseo della Val di Peio ‘Piccolo Mondo alpino’

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Antica segheria venezianaTaialacqua

Antica segheria veneziana Taialacqua

The ancient sawmill was constructed as a cooperative business in the 16th century

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The Ecomuseo of Journeying

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Calceranica Mining Park

Today the old mine is a park open to visits

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Maso Curio "Ca da mont"

Casa Curio Cà da Mont is the most interesting colonial house in Val Rendena.

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The Haus von Prükk

The Haus von Prükk in Lucerna provides a glimpse into the traditional life of the local community.  

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Iron - ph. Consorzio per il Turismo Giudicarie Centrali | © Iron - ph. Consorzio per il Turismo Giudicarie Centrali

Irone - the phantom village

Iron is a Medieval village that was completely decimated by the plague in 1630.

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Archaeological Site Doss Castel

To the discovery of the Raetians

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Sentiero etnografico Rio Caino

Rio Caino in the Chiese Eco-museum features a world of science, history and magic.

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Casa degli Artisti - APT GardaTrentino - ph. R. Vuilleumier | © Casa degli Artisti - APT GardaTrentino - ph. R. Vuilleumier

Casa degli Artisti

The Casa degli Artisti turn Tenno into an appealing residence for both Italian and foreign artists.

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Ecomuseo del Vanoi

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Molino Ruatti | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Ruatti Watermill

This eighteenth-century watermill, now a museum, is one of the few examples still in working condition.

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Percorso della trementina - The Path of Turpentine

The Path of Turpentine in Val di Sole has been designed to keep alive the memory of the ancient practice of collecting resin from larch trees to...

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