Museums and Installations
The Historic, Artistic and Cultural Heritage of Reggio
The truth wealth of Reggio Calabria lies is in its artistic and cultural heritage formed over 1000 years of history. Archaeological artefacts, works of art of every kind, religious culture and traditions all contribute to an immense heritage among the most prestigious in Europe. These treasures are housed in the various museums of the region and constitute a memory to be protected and promoted as a means of communicating and understanding the identity of this corner of Calabria.
The Museum of Medma
An immense stretch of olive trees that covers the area of the archaeological park of the ancient Magno-Greek city of Medma, in the region of Rosarno. The museum, which contains most of the artefacts found in this area that serve as silent witnesses of a millennial past, comes from this context.
The Musical Instrument Museum
The Museum of Musical Instruments of Reggio Calabria was created to preserve, study, and enhance musical instruments from all over the world. An extraordinary collection of 800 specimens, catalogued in five families: idiophones, membranophones, aerophones, chordophones, and mechanical-electric, each [...]
The National Archaeological Museum of Locri
Inaugurated in 1971 under the name of “Antiquarium of Locri”, it was declared a national museum in 1998. Entirely dedicated to the ancient Greek city magno, the museum preserves the most important findings of the time, such as vases, pinakes, tools used in everyday life, architectural remains from t [...]
The Palmi Building of Culture
The Palmi House of Culture is a complex that contains different museum sections, offering many possibilities for cultural study with a unique look at the artisan traditions and the ancient history of the region. Its construction, which began in 1968, only ended in 1982. It is named after and dedicat [...]
The Pasquino Crupi Cultural Centre
Named after one of the greatest scholars or Southern Italian and Calabrian culture that was set up in a former brewery in the 1930s, Palazzo della Cultura Pasquino Crupi has been hosting a permanent collection signed by the greatest masters of the 20th century since May 2016. Among the works exhibit [...]