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The Museum, testifies the artistic and historical evolution of ceramic art, "for centuries leading the sector of life and commerce of this city". The Museum was born on 22nd December 1999 finding a place in Bishop’s Castle, owned by the Diocese of Taranto, on loan to the City of Grottaglie. Last built in the 14th century by the Archbishop Giacomo D’Atri, under the authority of Grottaglie, the building is located at the top of the centre, between the old and the new residential complex and is a part of the picturesque Ceramics district. The Castle, part of the historical and artistic heritage,
Grottaglie has been a center of production of artistic and traditional ceramics for five centuries. The geographical location of Grottaglie is strategic: it is close roads and hollow clay site which enabled the establishment of a community of “filguli” whose sold their product in the countries and in the Balkans . The production of shaped, molded and decorated pottery by master artisans from Grottaglie is an artistic-cultural phenomenon that traces back to the seventeenth century and that continues to this day. In 1937-38 the Educational Museum of Ceramics was set up. It was located in the Ins