Built by Philip of Achaea in 1324 as a military fortress, it was later residence of the Savoy family: in the early ' 500 lived there the Duchess Bona of Savoy, widow of Galeazzo Sforza, and throughout the century stayed within its walls the Dukes of Savoy; in sec. 17TH Madama Cristina took refuge in France, before the castle became a prison for the Waldensians. From 700 in the middle of the last century was barracks and, after accurate recovery works, now houses in the vast halls of the two-storey library, with over one hundred thousand volumes. In the towers are preserved the historical archi
The Diocesan Museum is obviously sacred art museum, therefore the works submitted and insert are special works, paintings, sculptures, artefacts used in religious ceremonies, such as vestments, chalices, monstrances, messali; works commissioned to celebrate and display events of church life or scenes handed down as a deposit of faith and evangelization of Sacred Scripture.
The sacred works of art come from Parishes or religious Institutions of the diocese, with the hope to expand the space to make the Museum able to include religious history from the beginning of civitas Fossano Christian to er