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  • Stefano Mazzotti

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'Francioli Nuvolari' museum

Email mauriziobertolotti@libero.it
Phone 0376 667108 ; 030 9141398
Street and number piazza Roma, 65
City Villimpenta
Country ITA

In the 1960s, Mr Ugo Francioli arranged the documents kept in his Villimpenta home and relating to two of his illustrious ancestors: Giovanni Nuvolari and Carlo Francioli, leading figures of the Risorgimento in Mantua.


Mr Francioli then decided to found a museum, opened in 1993, to exhibit the rich documentation. In addition to documents, it presents tools and objects from the rural world. In recent years, a new section has been added and focuses on life and work in the rice paddies.

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