Ethnographic museums

Understand Ticino

Traditions and knowledge that have been handed down for centuries and bring with them the taste of the experience accumulated by generations that follow each other passing on this historical and human wealth.
In Ticino, the ethnographic museums, scattered throughout the territory from the bottom of the beautiful valleys to the shores of the lake, are an important historical and cultural wealth.

The network of ethnographic museums unites 11 realities scattered throughout the territory of Ticino, able to represent the many facets of the culture and history of the canton. Emigration, transhumance, mountain pastures, Walser culture, artists, chestnuts and the lake: each region has its own characteristics to experience first hand.
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