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Well, what a thing to find in such a small, pretty town as Bassano. This Alpini dedicated museum is packed with memorabilia from WW1 and 2 within a café basement! Only 1 euro 50 to get in too. And they provide an information headset. The...More
This tiny museum in the basement of a bar is an amazing find. For only one and a half euro, you will get a headset with the guided tour of the alpine troop museum in one of four languages. The history of the alpine troops...More
We were slugging down cheap wine on the balcony overlooking the river and the walled city when we discovered this place had a museum in the basement. Now, I'm retired military so I was game when I heard it was about the Italian Alpine military...More
I visited this museum twice. Lots of photos, objects and memorabilia regarding mainly, but not only, the mountain troops called Alpini. A great deal about the Great War, including uniforms, helmets and gas masks. A few German and American objects on display, too. A great...More
After a drink and some panini in the bar above the museum, we descended down to the Museum.
We each had an audio guide and followed the walk round all the displays.
There is a lot to see and listen to, and some of the...More
The Alpini Museum is full of momentos and battle field trophies from the campaigns of the Alpini Troops. The uniforms are authentic and the displays are top notch. It's actually very small so it will entertain even the non-historian. Stop at the bridge nearby and...More
This is a small museum but well worth the visit. It offers wonderful views of the wooden bridge and gives an outline of the history of "gli alpini" the alpine ranger troops. An interesting audio guide, lots of fascinating artefacts and a nice bar that...More
If you are interested in the history of the Alpini (the Italian elite mountain military corp) visit this museum which is run by volunteers with a lot of care.
Audio tour included with purchase of ticket.
The museum is located at one end of the...More
Like my title says, its a neat little museum. In the basement of a pub, immediately on the west side of the Ponte Vecchio, definitely worth the time to poke around. Very special meaning to me, in that my grandfather was Alpini, and it was...More