The Museum, opened in 1982, is born from the will to preserve and make known the numerous chiavaresi citizens and the important documents that testify to the profound cimenli bond of Chiavari and its hinterland with the protagonists of the Risorgimento: the Museum, in fact, the family trees of garibaldi, mazzini and Bixio attesting to their origins chiavaresi. the main documents include numerous partisans autograph letters of garibaldi and Mazzini 40 original booklets, "Giobane" and the original printing of the list of participants in the expedition of the thousand. The numerous lithographs of the Risorgimento battles episodes testify. unique Documents are the three registers related to the election of Pope Pius VIII, Leo XII, Gregory XVI; only the so-called "Lovely Letter" of Pope Innocent IV Fieschi. at the Museum of the risorgimento, from 1999, the Museum of fighters (two exhibits relics and world wars).