For lovers of vintage fashion, a visit to Villa Mazzucchelli in Cilverghe di Mazzano is a must. Here they will find the Museo della Moda e del Costume, the Museo del Vino e del Cavatappi, and the Casa Museo Giammaria Mazzucchelli.
The collection consists of about 6,000 items and its roots lie in the studies and travels of Franca Meo. It includes dresses, accessories, hats, handkerchiefs, umbrellas, fans, gloves, trinkets, underwear and homewear, holy vestments, working instruments, children’s clothing and games, spanning the period from the eighteenth century to the birth of high fashion in the twentieth century. The museum also has a collection of ethnic clothes from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Via G.Mazzucchelli, 2, 25080 Ciliverghe di Mazzano (Bs)
This UNESCO World Heritage site tells the story of Brescia through 12.000 works and remarkable buildings, such as an archaeological area with two Roman domus, the Lombard Cathedral of San Salvatore and its crypt, the Romanesque oratory of Santa Maria in Solario and the Nuns’ choir.