• Villanova of the huts

    An important local craft was the construction of huts made with reed; these huts were in every farm in Bassa Romagna.

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  • The manufacture of items with marsh plants

    Locals used five main types of plants: common reed, lesser bulrush, bulrush, sedge and sharp rush.

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  • Strong Women

    Men usually produced chairs, cages and brooms, while the majority of bags, mats and woven items were made by women.

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Welcome to the Ecomuseum of Marsh Plants in Villanova of Bagnacavallo

The Marsh Civilisation

The marsh civilisation of Villanova di Bagnacavallo originates in the brackish wetland area which is now part of the Regional Park of the Po Delta

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Museums in Short

Villanova’s Ecomuseum has submitted the video La civiltà palustre di Villanova di Bagnacavallo to the competition Museums in Short

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Save the date 2017
Sagra erbe palustri

From September 8th to 10th 2017 historical recalling of the traditional techniques

Guided Tours
Shades of Art

Guided tours throughout the year: a day between
Villanova and Bagnacavallo

Knowledge
and Flavours

Guided tours throughout the year at the discovery of an authentic spot of Romagna

The Museum’s
Layout

Outside the museum there is a projecting roof leading to the main entrance...