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The Astronomical Observatory of Rome was founded in 1938, in the ancient Villa Mellini on the promontory of Monte Mario in Rome.
In the same period was founded a new Observatory at Woodville who would have to accommodate a large refracting telescope. The outbreak of the second world war put an end to the project.
In 1948, the building of Monteporzio has been assigned to the Astronomical Observatory of Rome. In 1965, was inaugurated a new observation station at Campo Imperatore (2200 m s.l.m.), on the Gran Sasso of Italy (about 100 km from Rome). This infrastructure was equipped initially with a
The City Museum is housed in four recently refurbished rooms of the 17th century Cathedral nucleus, and it illustrates the dynamics of settlements in a territory with thousands of years of history. The exhibition is arranged in three sections. The collection includes archaeological finds (among which it is worth noting a small Iron age mixing amphora, a wonderful polychrome mosaic and fresco fragments dating back to the Imperial age, architectural terracottas, statues and coins, from Tusculum and the beautiful Tuscolan villas), a Mediaeval papal bull, 16th-18th century majolicas, 17th century
The Museum, inaugurated in 2000, was initially conceived as a tribute to the winemaking culture of the Castelli Romani territory. However, changes in working needs and the modern production market led to change in form and content: "diffusing" the museum in these particular physical and highly symbolic locations represents an attempt to preserve and give museological substance not only to the permanent collection on display there, but to the building itself. The exhibition itinerary, developed inside three distinct settings, is divided into five thematic areas, resulting in a historical and so