Museums in the area

Museums in the area



The Museum and Monument to Political and Racial Deportees was designed by BBPR Studio in Milan to honor victims of the Holocaust who were sent to a concentration camp in nearby Fossoli before being transported to other Nazi camps.
The Museums of Palazzo dei Pio are a coordinated system of three routes exhibition - Palace Museum , City Museum, Museo al deportato - into the prestigious spaces of the Renaissance Palazzo dei Pio to provide contextual placement , rational and structured approach to the vast and varied historical and artistic heritage of the collections, in an exhibition that aims to provide a comprehensive picture of the development and history of the city .
The collection of paintings and sculptures of Palazzo Foresti is one of the most representative of the Italian artists of the 19th and 20th centuries
The high and imposing brick façade surmounted by the tympanum is in line with the road perspective and is lined by two buildings of the same height: the Bishop’s Seminary and Palazzo Vellani.

Castelfranco Emilia

The museum collects ceramic manufactures of the Bronze age ( XVII to XII century b.C.) and finds of the Iron age (IX to IV century b.C.), including an important deposit of ferrous copper bars used as a medium of exchange before the use of currency.


Founded in 1995, the Centre has a Museum Section and a Library Section.
The Bertozzi & Casoni Museum is the first permanent contemporary art exhibition dedicated to ceramics. The exhibition is hosted in the hall on the ground floor of the Cavallerizza Ducale in Sassuolo

Fiorano Modenese

The Museum, established in 1996 and based in the castle of Spezzano, is a technological museum that tells the story of the production of ceramics linked to one of the most important ceramic tiles production district in the world


The museum is developed in episodes, suggested by the actual place where they are set, along two main coordinates: time and space.


The Museum is set up in the fourteenth-century “Torre dei Bolognesi” (Bolognesi Tower) and traces the history of Nonantola from the contemporary age to Prehistory through a backward journey marked on four steps, by using archaeological photographic and documentary sources.
The Museum is located on the second floor of the Nonantola Palace of the Abbey. Here, visitors can admire ancient documents and the Abbey's treasures as well as explore the diocese's singular historical-artistic heritage.

Castelvetro di Modena

Rosso Graspa is a museum dedicated to the history and culture of the Castelvetro area and its excellent product: Lambrusco Grasparossa.
The permanent exhibition of Renaissance dresses is housed in Palazzo Rangoni and is dedicated to poet Torquato Tasso who was guest of marquis Rangoni.

Savignano sul Panaro

In the fall of 1980, on the shore of the Panaro river, in a place called Bocchirolo north-east to Savignano, Ezio Gamberini discovered an incomplete skeleton of an elephant.Now the archeological found is kept in the Civic Center of the town.