Sarnano - The collection of arms and metals


In Sarnano's historic centre you can't miss Santa Chiara complex, now home of the Art Gallery and the Museum building, where the upper floors houses the Museum of Arms, avifauna, the Hammers and the local painter collection of Modern Art Mariano Gavasci.
The Museum of Arms, was established by the Municipality of Sarnano 25 February 1987 following the acquisition of a first group (460 pieces) of the collection of the local list collects Mario Arra, subsequently increased in 1993 with 57 other specimens of the same collection and in 1995 with 323 other weapons designed to charge to the Museum by the Ministry of heritage and Culture. The design of the museum aims to show the evolution of weapons from a technical perspective, history, art and encompasses military and civilian units, weapons used in the exercise of hunting, weapons of various length and historical epoch.
The Museo dei Martelli, is the collection of Sergio Masini, donated to the City of Sarnano in 1993 by the Masini family. This collection includes more than 500 pieces, from over 40 countries on five-containing and representative of more than 100 trades. Among the oldest objects, you should remember a bat-at-arms of the sixteenth century, an Ottoman flail to twenty-eight bits of the eighteenth century and nineteenth century an English hammer in rock crystal and agate that was used to print on the wax.


The Attractions of Sarnano

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Discover the attraction Sarnano - St. Mary of the Assumption Church

Sarnano - St. Mary of the Assumption Church

In the 13th-century church dedicated to St. Mary of the Assumption, there is the chapel painted by Lorenzo d’Alessandro, which represents the Madonna...

Discover the attraction Sarnano - Sarnano thermal spa

Sarnano - Sarnano thermal spa

The highly effective mineral waters of the springs of St. James and the Three Saints and Sulfuree Terro, Sassetto and Borghetti, have amply demonstrated to...

Discover the attraction Sarnano- The Convent of Roccabruna

Sarnano- The Convent of Roccabruna

Near Pian di Pica, by Sarnano, in the loneliness of a vast plain, is an old farmhouse now private property, incorporating a small convent and a chapel with a...

Discover the attraction Sarnano - Abbey of St. Maria and St, Biagio

Sarnano - Abbey of St. Maria and St, Biagio

The Abbey of Santa Maria and San Biagio, originally known as Santa Maria between the streams ( "inter rivoira"), since it is located between the Tenna and...

Discover the attraction San Ginesio – Hermitage of San Liberato

San Ginesio – Hermitage of San Liberato

San Liberato was born between 1215 and 1218 in Loro Piceno (Macerata), from a noble and wealthy family: the Brunforte. At the age of 18, just like another great...

Discover the attraction Gualdo - Battaglioni stone Mill

Gualdo - Battaglioni stone Mill

Arcangelo Battaglioni, born in Penne, fought as a private on the western front during World War I. in the surroundings of his barracks he noticed some stone...