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  • 02/07/2021

Salt and Archeology

Appointment at MUSA, Cervia salt museum on Monday 5 July with

free guided tour with the salt workers and the archaeologist Giovanna Montevecchi


Guided visits to MUSA are back to discover the salt civilization and the history of the city through the archaeological finds exhibited in the museum.

Appointment Monday 5th July at 9.00 pm at the Cervia salt museum to follow the guided tour that takes visitors on an exciting journey through time, in the company of experts, in search of the origins of the city of Cervia to its evolution over time up to to get to today's tourist reality.

The salt workers of the Civiltà Salinara cultural group will welcome visitors and lead them through the history of salt and the city. Together with them, Dr. Giovanna Montevecchi, historian and archaeologist friend of the museum, will enrich the visit by illustrating the archaeological section of the museum which contains the treasures of the past of the city of salt.

The finds found in the area that are now on display at MUSA will be reviewed. From the finds of the early medieval ship found in Savio in 1956, to the fragment of a funerary monument with the head of a medusa found in the mid-1950s in the Montaletto area and delivered to MUSA by the children of the "Buonarroti" elementary school after the careful restoration carried out by Supervision. Also on display at the museum are the pilgrim cruets found in the surroundings of the Pieve di Pisignano and the skilful compositions of the mosaic carpets of the church of San Martino prope litus maris found in 1989 in the salt pans area. To complete the explanatory picture of local history, displayed in the windows, there are also ceramic and glass materials from the old Cervia.


MUSA opening hours: every evening from 20.30 to 24.00

Admission € 2 the visit is included in the price of the admission ticket