Giara Museum

Gesturi

The Giara museum, an original idea of the municipality of Gesturi, following a project by Ojos design, and under the scientific supervision of Caterina Lilliu, is an important didactic attraction to learn more about the Giara Plateau.

The visit starts with the geological genesis of the plateau, then describes the apparition of man on the site, presenting prehistoric and historical artefacts, and opens up to the rest of the surrounding territories.

The historical section has an interesting and unique collection of neolithic discoveries from the Bronze Age, and also from Roman times, and displays fascinating reconstructions of tools like axes, clubs, bows, spears…

The second part of the display shows the anthropological and environmental aspects of the Giara, thus illustrating the importance of its environmental impact and its constant, permanent connection to human activity.

The museum also provides special help for visually-impaired visitors and easy, comprehensive information for children.

The section for visually impaired visitors displays reconstructions of ceramics and tactile maps of the main historical monuments and different environments you can find in the Giara.

A whole room is dedicated to the younger visitors, with colourful didactic displays, allowing for all sorts of archaeological, historical, environmental laboratories, and holds a wide range of visual aids all along the educational path, ideal for all age groups.

Informations

Address: Via Cavour, 4, 09020 Gesturi SU
Telephone: +39 070 9369052
Email: museodellagiara@gmail.com
Website: www.giaradigesturi.weebly.com

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