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Museo delle Maschere Mediterranee

Closed Now: 09:00 - 13:00, 15:00 - 19:00
Open today: 09:00 - 13:00, 15:00 - 19:00
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Impressive and memorable

We drove out of our way to visit Mamoiada and we are so happy that we did. This mountain town has a... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Christopher T
Eustis, Florida
Great Museum, impressed

We visited this Museum in july and were impressed by the beautifull costumes and history! Also we... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
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The museum evolved with the intention of creating a cultural link between the cultural universe of the small town of Mamoiada, which is known throughout the world for its traditional masks, the "Mamuthones" and "Issohadores", and other Mediterranean...more
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Piazza Europa 15, 08024 Mamoiada, Sardinia, Italy
+39 0784 569018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

We drove out of our way to visit Mamoiada and we are so happy that we did. This mountain town has a certain inexpressible vibe. The museum is the best way to understand the intimate connection between the seasons, the terrain, and the mamuthones. You...More

Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We visited this Museum in july and were impressed by the beautifull costumes and history! Also we looked at a film in english which was very educating.

Thank YvonneD1536
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

You should go out of your way to visit this excellent museum. After a 15 minute video presentation, the guide will explain the importance of these masks and costumes in the local traditions , pagan fertility rituals and interesting danses to wake the earth in...More

Thank Typam
Reviewed 11 May 2018

The museum has a display of typical costumes of the famous Barbagian carnival and also a collection of masks from regions of the Mediterranean area. The guided tour begins with a showing of images, recordings and background music, which introduces the visitors to the festival...More

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We were keen to visit Mamoiada to admire some of the softer landscapes and vineyards of Barbagia. We found this museum almost by accident and were so pleased we did. It is small and perfectly formed! A look at the collection of local and Mediterranean...More

Thank I H
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I had seen the famous costumes of Mamoiada during a cultural event, so I was unsure about whether to bother with the museum after having already seen them "face to face", but I'm glad I did as I learnt so much more about their stories...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

There is a very nice video to start then there are two rooms, the first of local masks & costumes, the second is masks & costumes for as far as Spain, Greece & Croatia. It's not huge, but I thought well worth it.

Thank John F
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Very interesting museum with well guided staff! It represents in kindly way tradition of their traditional carneval!

Thank mataljax
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A small museum where visitors can see the amazing masks and costumes of a carnival unique to Sardinia. It starts with a ten minute video to understand the traditional festivals masks and costumes. It perfectly sets the mood for when you walk into the rooms...More

Thank Rai V
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Very interesting wooden masks and costumes. Starts with a 10 min. video to understand some of the traditional and festivals masks and clothing. Fair price €5 / adult. Not a big museum.

Thank Morgan H
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