Museo Archeologico G. Rambotti

A wide range of prehistoric cultures from lake Garda area, home to abundant remain of Bronze Age pile dwellings.

By Associazione culturale GardaMusei

Porticato interno al museo (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

The Museum, named after Giovanni Rambotti, eminent citizen famous for his collections of artifacts from Polada pile-dwelling, was opened in 1990. The museum, because of his geographical position in an area rich in Bronze Age evidences, offers a wide survey of the prehistoric cultures of the Benacense district.

Vista panoramica del museo, GardaMusei, 2018/2018, From the collection of: Associazione culturale GardaMusei
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The museum is situated in the cloister of an ex-monastry (S. Maria del Carmine, 1472, Bearfooted Carmelitans Order). The contiguous church, nowadays deconsecrated, was named after S. Maria de Senioribus. The cloister, rectangular in shape with 5 arches on each side end 20 columns, was finished al least in 1547. The building, now of public property, was renovated in 1984.

Modello in scala delle palafitte (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Modelli di palafitte (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Il Lavagnone (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Sala della palafitta (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

The pile-dwelling room

Sala della palafitta 02 (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

The exceptionality of this region, probably one of the most important in Europe in regard to the archaeological humid areas, comes from human deposits, nowadays submerged and set not far from the lake's shore or stratified in the peats of the inframorainic basins.

Sala della palafitta 03 (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Sala della palafitta 04 (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Le palafitte del Lavagnone (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

The museum highlight is a plough made of oak, dating back to Early Bronze Age (ca. 2000 BC), discovered in a peat layer in 1978, stuck between the piles of a Lavagnone pile-dwelling.

La villa romana e l'abitato altomedievale (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Vista interna del museo (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Lugana vecchia (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

reperti archeologici (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Anfore e vasi (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Panoramica delle sale espositive (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Materiali per gioielli (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Strumenti preistorici di lavorazione (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Sala espositiva (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

L'origine dell'agricoltura (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Esposizione lance (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Antico falcetto (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

La lana e la sua lavorazione (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Un nuovo mondo culturale (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Reperti storici (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Polada e Cattaragna (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

L'aratro del Lavagnone (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

The Lavagnone's plow

The Lavagnone's plow, perfectly preserved from the year 2000 B.C. is the oldest one in the world.

Antico aratro in legno (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Antico aratro (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Scorcio del cortile interno al museo (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

Museo Civico Giovanni Rambotti (2018/2018) by GardaMuseiAssociazione culturale GardaMusei

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