Museums

The Baronial Palace in Piazza Dante,is a structure that was built and periodically renovated between the 14th and 18th century, and houses the archaelogical museum. The visitor is welcomed with a giant poster, that represents the 3rd - 4th century B.C Messapian city walls of Vaste...

The gateway to the park was an attempt to reunite the ancient city to the modern city, an opportunity to celebrate the importance of  archaelogical data in territorial urban development and also to metaphorically mark, in shape/and in composition the Main entrance to the city...

The park was founded in 2002, following the acquisition made by the City Council of Poggiardo, of hundreds of land hectares, that include ancient Vaste settlement, Βαῦστα in greek, Basta in latin...

The obliteration of the original site of «S. Maria de la Grotta» (Saint Mary of the Cavern) took place on order from Bishop Giorgio Rosa (George Rose) of Castro, between 1521 and 1530, for reasons and circumstances not known. It was not until 1929 when the crypt of Santa Maria degli Angeli...

The "Alca" Museum complex, hosted in Sticchi Palace in via Vittorio Emmanuele, since 1999, takes the name from a penguin fossil, l’Alca impennis, whose remains were found at Romanelli cave near Castro, and are now exposed in the museum, on the ground floor of the splendid building...

Since 1957 I have returned, many of prehistoric pottery shards and flint flakes. Abundant and significant also found fossils within the rock fractures, related to hot weather wildlife, cold and steppe birds...

Before I was bought by the City Council, I belonged to the De Donno Family. I develop on three floors: the hypogeum, the ground floor and the first floor.The hypogeum cavity, according to the land register Onciario of Cursi from 1745, was used as an oil mill, that belonged to Prince Cicinelli...

Built in the second half of the fifteenth century by Baron Philippe Antonio Maramonte as simple abode of the lord, I never had the appearance of a fortified structure.There were numerous architectural changes undertaken by several families who lived me. The facade has a four-column loggia...

The Mubo – Museum of the Woodlands – it is hosted inside Castle Manfredi, a historical building of medieval origin situated in the settlement of Supersano. The museum, which opened to the public in 2011, was created to tell the millenary history of an ecosystem that has largely...

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