The MOM-Marsicano bear Museum-housed in a wing of the former convent of St. Anthony in the town of Palena, consists of 5 sections equipped with panels, dioramas and an impressive reconstruction of the forest at night. The exhibition halls describe biological characteristics and habits of life of placido Plantigrade, without neglecting the mythology and history, ending with the problems relating to the risk of extinction and to projects for the protection and preservation of the bear. The strong point of the Museum is the educational distribution that prevails on the scientific aspect. The Mus
The GEO-paleontological Museum halls are housed on the top floor of the Ducal Castle of Palena (CH), built in the 11th century.
The Museum was opened to the public for the first time in 2001. Is divided into three sections. The first is that of geology, petrography and palaeontology, set according to an integrated reading of the Earth and biosphere reserve and their evolution; then follows the Aventine hill Hall, dedicated to the geologic history and paleoenvironmental and paleontological aspects of the Maiella mountains that surround the Valley; Finally the Palena, room with paleontological fi