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Museo Etnografico Tiranese

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Tirano museum

This is a small local museum in the piazza near the Basilica. It contains a lot of exhibits that... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2017
Ipswich, Australia
Museum celebrating Tirano

Fabulous museum filled with interesting artefacts of local rural and mountain life. There’s... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2015
Perth Australia
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The Museo Etnografico Tiranese (MET) is an ethnographic museum in Tirano, a town in the valley of Valtellina in the Lombardy region. It was founded in 1973 with the aim to document peasant life and culture of the mountain region of the Valtellina.
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Piazza Basilica 30, 23037 Madonna di Tirano, Tirano, Italy
+39 0342 701181
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

Interesting and curious museum with a lot of ancient objects; small entrance fee; worth to make a stop.

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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed a quick and very good value visit to this small museum. Lots to see relating to historical lifestyles of the area: agriculture, cooking, locks, lace, household antiques in many small rooms. Centrally located in the Piazza del Basilica, Tirano.

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Reviewed May 21, 2017

This is a small local museum in the piazza near the Basilica. It contains a lot of exhibits that relating to the history of Tirano. there is a small entrance fee but it is a worthwhile stop if you are in the piazza.

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Reviewed January 31, 2017

This museum is really worthwhile taking the time to visit. It contains a wide variety of exhibits that covers the history of the Tirano regions. Exhibits include farming implements, furniture, firearms and religious vestments. The museum overlooks the piazza and is near the church. There...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2015

Fabulous museum filled with interesting artefacts of local rural and mountain life. There’s everything here from • farming tools and equipment including a plough that a person pushed rather than an animal pulled and a manual wheat threshing machine, • old tools for smithing, drafting,...More

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