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Museum Of The Mummies

Museum of the Mummies

Typology:
  • Museums and Art Galleries
Address: Via della Rocca, Precetto - Ferentillo
Phone: 335 6543008
mummie@libero.it

Description

The Museum of the Mummies of Ferentillo is one of the most characteristic and most visited museums in the area, located under the Church of Santo Stefano, within twenty-four meters long with a crypt dating from the thirteenth century, the museum houses inside about twenty bodies mummified.


The bodies, belonging to deceased persons in different periods, the oldest dating back nearly four centuries ago, the latest being the nineteenth century have been preserved in excellent condition thanks to a particular combination of elements: a particular type of microorganisms in the soil of the area and conditions of the crypt.


Opening Hours

October / March 9.30 to 12.30 / 14.30 - 18.00
April / September 9.00 - 12.30 / 14.30 to 19.30
November / February 10.00 - 12.30 / 14.30 - 17.00