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Permanent exhibition staged at the headquarters of the Zolfatai League founded in 1903, aimed at safeguarding the tradition linked to the extraction of the sulphur in the central-eastern Sicily. Expose numerous sulphur crystals, calcheroni miniatures, Gill ovens for melting sulfur, winches with relative shafts, carriages on Rails for transport of sulphur extracted, the various tools work phases, a niche with Santa Barbara, patroness of miners. A monochrome photographic exhibition represents the extractive and transformation phases of sulphur.
One of the most important findings to date made is that of the famous Villa del Casale. With an area of over 3500 square meters, the Villa was the hunting residence of Maximilian, colleague of Diocletian Herculean in the management of the Roman Empire. It is today an extraordinary witness of life in Roman times thanks to its mosaic floors, famous throughout the world. The achievement of these mosaics is now attributed to African teachers as inventors of this art that spread in countries with whom we came into contact. The importance of the Villa world nature is due to the impeccable condition
The mineral Park is one of the most important sites of industrial archaeology in southern Italy and one of the largest, ancient and significant sulphur mining areas of Sicily. Can be considered a unique open-air museum, in whose territory the sulfur mining activities is documented from the late 1700 to 1986, when mining ceased in the area definitely each task linked to zolfifera production. In fact, in the territory of the Park are still visible galleries, facilities, equipment and systems used for the extraction of the sulphur in the two centuries of mining activity. From the ancient "discend