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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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Hours Today: 10:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Falletti | Castello Falletti di Barolo, 12060 Barolo, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I believe this place is underrated by other reviewers. The museum is well-organized, thought through and creatively decorated. It is good for education and definitely not boring. It seems like most of interactive expositions have been made by schoolchildren, but I may be mistaken.

Thank mac80214
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Barolo Wine Museum is both for children and for adults and it offers several interactive activities. It is less "traditional" than other wine museums I have visited but definitely worth to visit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I suppose that this museum is thought as a visit after a lot of wine tasting to keep you in the surreal, dreamlike, chaotic and absurd that this museum is. I had quite a lot of wine so I found it fascinating and confusing in...More

Thank Ricardo B
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The WiMu museum is fine and has quite fine exhibitions. Nicely located inside the castle with a great view on the history of wine. Missing though the very basic story of how you actually make wine. Still if you have a passion for wine, I...More

Thank Thomas E
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 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 June 2018

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 29 May 2018 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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