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ABOCA Museum is an important cultural project implemented by Aboca, the leading company in Italy in the cultivation and processing of medicinal plants. The Museum was established with the aim to recover and spread the ancient tradition of using herbs. The path, herbs and health over the centuries, spread over 12 halls within a charming 17th century noble palace. There are testimonies of ancient art of Pharmacy and herb processing.
The Center for studies on the Quaternary onlus (CeSQ) which is part of the Museum, is a non-profit association that pursues exclusively social aims, research, study, training and information in the field of environmental and Natural Science and Prehistory by extending its interests to the field of Archaeology (interactions between climate, environment and human communities in Quaternary), with particular reference to the Alta Valtiberina toscana and the neighbouring territories; all acting as an interface between research and expertise on one hand (the Foundation has active CeSQ a scientific c
The collection, ordered by Franco Dall'Ara and commissioned by the town of Sansepolcro and the Chapter of the Cathedral, is the first organic attempt in Italy of a museum dedicated to the art of stained glass. Largely preserves works of artists active in the late 19th century and early 20th century. It is complemented by a collection of color plates, sketches, texts and a series of 40 of late eighteenth century engravings depicting the stained glass windows of Chantilly on designs by Raphael.
The first nucleus of the Museum dates back to 1850, when it was collected in the hall decorated with a fresco of the resurrection by Piero della Francesca various works from the surrounding area. The current construction dates back to 1975, but was extended and amended in 1985-88 and other work carried out from 1994 to 1998. These have permitted the recovery of some underground environments where it was staged an exhibition of archaeological finds.
The Museum was established with the purpose of popularization of historical and cultural values of the resistance, research and preservation of documentation on anti-fascism, and the resistance, on concentration camps and exile in the political regime. Has a fixed resistance, Because show built on 40 exhibition frameworks. As a result of the necessary renovations to the building were added after the earthquake, the fruition of the Museum is temporarily interrupted.