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Guided Tours
The Marsh Grasses Ecomuseum is a unique reality in Europe that preserves the memory of the ancient techniques of processing spontaneous vegetation, typical of the community of Villanova di Bagnacavallo, through a rich collection of artifacts and equipment. Those testifies and documents the original form of craftsmanship that between the 19th and 20th centuries had developed to become one of the main economic activities in the area.
The museum itinerary develops through the reconstruction of environments, multimedia supports and testimonies the community's life and work, completed by an outdoor exhibition section with the main types of huts and rural buildings in marsh reed.
_ Audiovisual that introduce the history of the territory and the economy of the Villanova community
_ Immersive room with projection on a large screen of the most beautiful valley environments of the Po Delta Park
_ Visit to the "home-laboratory" where you can touch with your own hands grasses and processing equipment
_ Visit to the exhibition sections divided by production cycles: local timber (poplar and willow), cane, sedge, prickly reed, shank and lake rush
_ Demonstrative and experiential workshop "Playing with nothing", a journey through the games of the past made with natural and recycled materials
_ Visit to the "Villanova delle capanne" ethno park


from Tuesday to Sunday at 9.30 am

Meeting Point:

   Ecomuseo delle Erbe Palustri
   Via Giuseppe Ungaretti 1, Villanova di Bagnacavallo, Ravenna
   we kindly ask you to arrive at least 15 minutes in advance


   2 hours


    - italian
    - english

The Tour Includes:

    - entrance ticket to the Ecomuseum
    - guided tour
    - games demonstration workshop

Extra Charge:

    - lunch, by reservation

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