COMOMuseo della Seta
Our friends, the silkworm and the silk
The Como Silk Museum is the only museum in the world able to show the visitor the entire production process, from silkworm to colourful yarns, from hand printing to fashion collections.
The Museum collects, treasures, displays machines, objects, documents, samples and instruments witnessing the glorious past of the textile industry that still nowadays rewards Como as the “City of Silk”.
The love and passion for silk have ancient origins, and nowadays, this technical and artistic heritage is organized in an educational area open to everybody.
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Events
14/12/2018
Conversation at the Museum

Friday 14 December 6 p.m.Manlio Rho:  designs and printed fabrics for clothes in Como during the 1930s and the 1550s.The Silk Museum waits for you fo [...]

13/12/2018
Wiki loves Lake Como

You are all invited at the Sala Bianca of the theatreon Thursday 13 December at 9 pm   for the award ceremony of finalist images of the competition [...]

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Exhibitions
08/12/2018
Sunday at the Museum

We wait for you on Sunday 9 December to visit the Museum, Manlio Rho Exhibition and ...to purchase Christmas gifts.The Museum is closed on Saturday 8 [...]

19/10/2018 - 31/03/2019
Manlio Rho

A great opening for this new exhibition that celebrates this leading exponent of Italian historical abstractionism: a particular attention to his w [...]

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