CASTLE

The Venetian stronghold


Built in the XIV century by the Castelbarco family, it is a unique example of Venetian stronghold in Trentino. A new path leads through the fortified towers and tunnels, the embankment and the embrasures built into the walls. In the Marino and Malipiero towers there is a vast collection of armour, cold steel, firearms, duelling weapons and hunting weapons from modern times.


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MUSEUM

Permanent exhibition


The exhibition is dedicated to methods of combat and soldiers’ equipment between the nineteenth century and the First World War. The museum displays a wide collection of objects, photographs and materials concerning trench warfare and experience of civilians.


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PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION

Emilio de Pilati


Emilio de Pilati fought in Galizia and on the Italian front. He was a lover of photography: he took and kept thousands of photographs that document his whole life and shed light on many aspects of Trentino during the twentieth century.


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EXHIBITIONS

Dying for Trento


Until 30 September 2017 The museum is dedicating an exhibition to the events and locations of the war on the Trentino front to mark the centenary of the conflict between Austria and Italy.


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TERRITORY

The places of the First World War in Vallagarina


Fortifications, trenches, military posts, cemeteries and monuments: many traces of the war fought in the valleys and mountains of Trentino are still visible. Discover itineraries and hikes suitable for all around Rovereto and Vallagarina.


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FAMILIES

At the museum with children


In Rovereto Castle, families can discover the weapons of knights on a fascinating itinerary and find illustrated leaflets showing how soldiers lived in the trenches during the First World War.


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izi.TRAVEL

Download the museum's free audio guide


You can hear the history of the museum and castle and descriptions of the exhibition rooms on your smartphone or tablet by downloading this free application from the izi.TRAVEL website.


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Collections

Collections

Weapons, uniforms, artillery, technical material, everyday objects: the collections of the Museum belong to a period ranging from the modern age conflicts to Second World War.

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Events

Events

To know events organized by the Museum and view a calendar of events visit the website in Italian.

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