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)
Recently returned to Brescia’s citizens after being closed for 9 years, Pinacoteca Tosio Martinengo reopens to the public presenting a new layout and extremely important works of art, from the Renaissance and its main representatives like Raphael and Lotto to the greatest 19th century painters. This museum brings Brescia more and more at the centre of cultural and tourist itineraries in Lombardy and northern Italy.