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Umbrella and Parasol Museum

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Trace the development of umbrella and parasol accessories from the 19th...

Trace the development of umbrella and parasol accessories from the 19th century to the present, through a study of umbrella makers, their tools, old photos and exhibits.

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Unusual museum worth the visit.

The Museo dell'ombrello e del parasole at Gignese is quite a revelation. It is, as far as I know, the only one of its kind in the world. It is situated in the village of Gignese... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2014
Ryszard L
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Sydney, Australia

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Reviewed 9 November 2014

The Museo dell'ombrello e del parasole at Gignese is quite a revelation. It is, as far as I know, the only one of its kind in the world. It is situated in the village of Gignese which is a short but very pretty bus ride up in the mountains behind Stresa in via Panorama Golf. It takes you through the... More 

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Reviewed 22 August 2011

Our family enjoyed the visit very much. About 10-15 min. by car from the lake at Sresa. A very unique display of umbrellas and related items. If you like unique special displays and museums - this is certainly a place to visit. Allow about 30-45 min. Covers the history and making of umbrellas. A nice twist:- there is a discount... More 

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