For lovers of vintage fashion, a visit to Villa Mazzucchelli in Cilverghe di Mazzano is a must. Here they will find the Museo della Moda e del Costume, the Museo del Vino e del Cavatappi, and the Casa Museo Giammaria Mazzucchelli.
The collection consists of about 6,000 items and its roots lie in the studies and travels of Franca Meo. It includes dresses, accessories, hats, handkerchiefs, umbrellas, fans, gloves, trinkets, underwear and homewear, holy vestments, working instruments, children’s clothing and games, spanning the period from the eighteenth century to the birth of high fashion in the twentieth century. The museum also has a collection of ethnic clothes from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Via G.Mazzucchelli, 2, 25080 Ciliverghe di Mazzano (Bs)
The MAEC museum (Museo dell’Accademia Etrusca e della Città di Cortona) features remarkable collections of egyptian, etruscan and roman antiquities as well as artifacts recovered during recent excavation campaigns, that provide a unique insight into the history of the Valdichiana and that of the different civilizations that contributed to shaping it.