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WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo

Piazza Falletti | Castello Falletti di Barolo, 12060 Barolo, Italy
+39 0173 386697
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Italy’s most innovative wine museum, as well as one of the world’s most important, opened its gates to the public in September 2010. It is set in the heart of a territory that is famous for its wines, and in the halls and rooms of a castle with a thousand-year history. Created from the imagination of François Confino, a designer of displays and installations in worldwide museums, the Barolo Wine Museum is an interactive voyage through culture and wine traditions. It plays on the millennia old beverage as a cultural product that is able to trace the evolution of entire civilizations, influence great artistic expression, and shape territories and their people. It is wine’s close ties to humanity and how it is interwoven with our history and traditions across countless civilizations that the WiMu wishes to express. As Confino clearly stated: «I have visited several museums dedicated to wine in the world. But none of them told of wine’s extraordinary cultural dimensions. It was fundamen
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Piazza Falletti | Castello Falletti di Barolo, 12060 Barolo, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An experience not to be missed but not an education. Interesting building and an interesting topic to discuss

Thank Elizabeth J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the staff was really helpful, the museum is interesting and quite scenographic. Wonderful view from the balcony, great for kids too. Pity you can't taste wine, but there is another bit of the museum in the courtyard dedicated to wine tasting

Thank Yuu C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi, We were in Barolo area and we wanted to know more about this wine, so when we found out about this museum we were excited. The price is 8 euro and except few interesting informations and a nice view, there is not too much...More

Thank Mihai B
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

We wated to visit the village of Barolo and when we saw that there is a wine museum we were exited to learn maybe something new about the wines from this region (Barolo, Barbaresco etc.) We found the museum too modern, childish and interactive, maybe...More

Thank Niklas L
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

The location is really nice but from a wine museum at the Langhe I would expect more explanations and other aspects, though the interactive part is nice.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Overall this museum is good. It has some interesting presentation pieces such as the room with the "wine timeline." It's a good historical overview of wine. There is an interesting room where you get the perspective of the grape vines under the earth (root view)....More

Thank Mr L
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the time during the visit. One of the best things to do in Barolo. It’s like a wine lunapark for adults. I felt like a kid :))

Thank Ayce K
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

The museum is dedicated to Bacchus and all his toys :-) An eclectic collection of very very fine wines. Not to be missed if you are a wine lover

Thank jdg001
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Waist of time and money. Exposition that can barely enchant a 5 year old, not to mention a adult. Nothing interesting on the process of wine making apart from some wanna be artist impressions. Avoid. Buy a book on wine. Have a glass of wine....More

Thank SEVB007
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Located in a very nice village, inside a very nice castle, this museum collects a number of cardboard figures, lights and sounds with "modern" inspiration, that really misses highlighting the value of the local traditions and culture. It gets 2 stars because of the view...More

Thank pieroinusa
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