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Museum of Rural Civilization and Crafts of the Enza River Valley

The museum was built in 1977 and gathers objects and work tools from the rural world, particularly those connected with the production of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.

Address and contacts

Via Copellini, 13 - 42027 Montecchio Emilia, locality Villa Aiola
+39 0522 871271 -  "La Barchessa" Associazione
+39 3351007798 - President
lusettifantuzzi@lusettifantuzzi.191.it
Museo del Parmigiano Reggiano

Opening times

Possibility of tours upon phone arrangement.

Entrance fees

Free offer

How to get there

The Museum is about 2 km far from Montecchio Emilia. See indications to reach Montecchio Emilia.

Historical notes

Near the museum, you can visit two historic dairies used for cheese production. One dates back to the 18th century and has an open-wood fire; the other is more recent and is operated by steam.