The Museum and Library of the Resistance

Dedicated to the movement of the Italian Resistance

via Matteotti 10
The museum was opened with the historical and cultural aim of safeguarding and promoting the ideals of the Italian Resistance. It also contains a documentation centre and library on the anti-fascist, Resistance movement, and on the experiences of Italians detained in concentration camps.In addition, it hosts a permanent exhibition, called “Perchè Resistenza”, which is composed of 40 paintings. The Palazzo Aggiunti, the building in which the museum is located, needed restructuring work following a strong earthquake, which damaged part of the building.
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An introduction to the historical town at the foot of the Apennines
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