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The Center for the study and preservation of civilization? pore peasant? housed inside the castle of the Ruffo in the historic centre of Nicotera, dating from the 17th-18th century. This Center? a Folklore Museum in which are exposed approximately 400 artifacts related to civilization? local ethnographic significance farmer: farmer work, woodworking, clay, flax, and? some costumes typical of the area.
The Diocesan Museum of sacred art of Nicotera has its seat in the fourteenth-century monumental and architectural complex was established from Christmas Pay in 1975, under the episcopate of Mons. Vicenzo De Chiara, Bishop of Nicotera. The Museum is divided into two floors and comprises 18 rooms with a display of goods ranging from the 13th to the 20th century; the ground floor is exposed the lithic material, including that of the sandstone Norman art, glass, ceramics, metal and plaster. On the first floor are located the vestments, silver, wooden sculptures, scrolls and rare books.
The Episcopal art gallery occupies the main floor of the seventeenth century Palazzo del Seminario diocesano. The exhibition space is divided into nine large halls and embraces various seasons paintings ranging from the 17th to the 20th; the picture gallery is composed of seventy-seven works, including paintings and wooden blades made from different schools; a section consists of 16 drawings of local painters Domenico and Cosma Russo, active in the 19th century. In various rooms, there are also valuable furniture southern and local handicrafts of XVII-XVIII centuries and the 19TH from the Epis