MUSEUM OF INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE - BOLOGNA MUSEUMS

 MUSEO DEL PATRIMONIO INDUSTRIALE (MUSEUM OF INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE)

The  MUSEO DEL PATRIMONIO INDUSTRIALE (MUSEUM OF INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE) is located in Galotti "Battiferro" Furnace along the Navile Canal, dating from 1887 and completely restored in 1997. 

The permanent exhibition covers 3,500 m² on three floors and six paths with collections of scientific instruments, models, machinery belonging to the Aldini-Valeriani Institution. 

Around the oven, there is the section dedicated to the Galotti Furnace and brick production and a second focus on the packaging sector. 

The last five centuries of the production capacity of excellence in Bologna are shown, from the ancient silk production that exploited a complex distribution network for generating power, to the twentieth-century mechanical and mechatronics production.


Moto bolognesi C.M trent'anni memorabili 1929-1959

EXHIBITION dedicated to the Bologna motorbike brand C.M.

from 10/2/2018 to 3/6/2018

The C.M, founded by Mario Cavedagni, played an important role in the history of motorcycling in Bologna. With a highly competent management, even if with limited resources, he managed to conquer his space between local and national brands. He met the demands of the market with excellent machines for tourism, sport, and commercial use. Proposed models of all displacements with every possible variant, but always with appropriate construction criteria, refined and elegant finishes, participating with good results in the competitions of the time including the Milan-Taranto and Motogiro, the 12 hours of Imola and the 6 International regularity days.

The exhibition can be visited during the opening hours of the Museum upon payment of the admission ticket to the Museum until 3 June 2018.

how to get to the Museum


former Fornace Galotti Via della Beverara, 123 40131 Bologna

Location: Lame District

Bus: 30 (11A  Sunday and holidays) (stop "Beverara")

Car: By-Pass (Tangential) exit:  no. 5 - towards Centro

Parking: free




contacts - timetable - fares

INFO MUSEO DEL PATRIMONIO INDUSTRIALE 
former Fornice Galotti Via della Beverara, 123 40131 Bologna
Tel. 051.63.56.611 museopat@comune.bologna.it
WEB SITE: museibologna.it/patrimonioindustriale

Library - Archive Museum of Industrial Heritage
Access by appointment Via della Beverara, 123 40131 Bologna
Tel. 051.63.56.613 museopatbiblioteca@comune.bologna.it

TIMETABLE: From 1 January to 15 June and from 16 September to 31 December:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9am to 1pm;
Saturday from 9am to 3pm and 3pm to 6pm, Sunday from 3pm to 6pm.
From June 16 to September 15: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9am to 1pm; 
on other days of the week opening ONLY on reservation for groups of minimum 5 people by calling at least 3 days before 
Closing: Monday, 25 December, 1 January and 1 May, midweek holidays.

ADMISSIONS: 5 Euros total (visitors aged 25 to 64)
reduced to 3 euros (> 65 years;> 18 years and ≤ 25; other conventions
free: ≤18 years, students; other facilities -> Bologna Welcome Card


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