Educational Silk Museum (Museo Didattico della Seta)

Event or Heritage: 
The Educational Silk Museum treasures, collects and displays machines, objects, documents, samples and instruments witnessing the glorious past of the textile industry that rewards Como as the “City of Silk”. Today, the Museum extends over a surface of 1000 square metres and its exhibits reconstruct the silk manufacturing process with an historical and educational approach.The Museum has archives and warehouses where an indispensable heritage of machines and various objects is stored to augment the permanent exhibition.
Type of heritage: 
Tangible (monuments, buildings, architecture, landscapes)
Silk road connection: 
Silk Museum
Name of the Organization: 
Educational Silk Museum
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Educational Silk Museum
Via Castelnuovo, 9, 22100
45° 48' 10.1592" N, 9° 5' 41.172" E