Allumiere. Archeological-Naturalistic Museum “Adolfo Klitsche de La Grange”

Allumiere. Archeological-Naturalistic Museum “Adolfo Klitsche de La Grange”

The Archeological-Naturalistic Museum “Adolfo Klitsche de La Grange” is inside the Palace of the Apostolic Camera is divided into two macro sections: that related to human presence and that related to nature. You can find relics dating back to the Pleistocene, to the Etruscan, Roman and medieval.

A section relates to work in the mines from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century. The town of Allumiere was born around the mines and takes the name from Alum (allume), a strategic mineral used during the renaissance to clarify turbid liquids, as a mordant in dyeing, and in tanning.

The naturalistic section, in addition to the fauna and flora of the area, has an important geological section on geology, rocks and mineralogy.


Written by
DiscoverPlaces

Discoverplaces is an organization born from the desire to promote small towns and Italian territories. Our mission is to create bridges between Italian descendants and the Italian Community of their...