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The Museum illustrates the history of Adria, the port city since its origins, located along a branch-now extinct-Po. The most characteristic findings are represented by numerous fragments of attic black-figure pottery and red, from Etruscan bronze plates, attributable mainly to the VI and V sec.a.C. When the port experienced its heyday. The Hellenistic period is the so-called tomb of the Biga, an extraordinary burial of three horses with the remains of a metal carriage with two wheels. With regard to the Roman era, the glasses of excellent quality are the clue of the prosperity of the place.
The Museum is in the engine room of Amolara dewatering plant, a neoclassical building designed by Cesare De Lotto in 1853 for the "drainage of the Consortium Campagna Vecchia Inferiore by means of steam dewatering pump"
When the dewatering plant closed down in 1922, there was an unavoidable decay until 1997, when Giuseppe Marangoni, the director of the Turismo & Cultura Cooperative, proposed the re-use of the building to the Consortium of Reclamation Work Polesine Adige- Canalbianco. The building was transformed into a multipurpose centre that hosts the Museum of