Not a simple shelter: 1000 ways to be different

September 08th 2011 by Giulia
Piemonte | Verbano Cusio Ossola | Gignese | Hungry Culture

Unusual Museum: Museum of the Umbrella and the Parasol

Strange museums - Museum of the Umbrella and the Parasol, ItalyStrange museums - Museum of the Umbrella and the Parasol, ItalyCredits: IlLagoMaggiore.com

Unique in the world, the Museum of the Umbrella and the Parasol boasts over 1.000 different pieces. It is located in Piedmont, in the small village of Gignese and is worth visit it if you are in area!
The Museum of the Umbrella and the Parasol displays unique and precious pieces, tells history and legends about umbrellas, work techniques and the evolution of fashion…

Which is the strangest museum you have been to?

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