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The museum evolved with the intention of creating a cultural link between the cultural universe of the small town of Mamoiada, which is known throughout the world for its traditional masks, the "Mamuthones" and "Issohadores", and other Mediterranean...more
The museum has a display of typical costumes of the famous Barbagian carnival and also a collection of masks from regions of the Mediterranean area.
The guided tour begins with a showing of images, recordings and background music, which introduces the visitors to the festival...More
We were keen to visit Mamoiada to admire some of the softer landscapes and vineyards of Barbagia.
We found this museum almost by accident and were so pleased we did. It is small and perfectly formed! A look at the collection of local and Mediterranean...More
I had seen the famous costumes of Mamoiada during a cultural event, so I was unsure about whether to bother with the museum after having already seen them "face to face", but I'm glad I did as I learnt so much more about their stories...More
There is a very nice video to start then there are two rooms, the first of local masks & costumes, the second is masks & costumes for as far as Spain, Greece & Croatia.
It's not huge, but I thought well worth it.
A small museum where visitors can see the amazing masks and costumes of a carnival unique to Sardinia. It starts with a ten minute video to understand the traditional festivals masks and costumes. It perfectly sets the mood for when you walk into the rooms...More
We visited the museum this July with our three kids. We first watched a nice video that explained a bit of the Sardinian history that made me a bit emotional as this is my history too. The museum itself was very interesting, the masks can...More
Well made museum, good guides which tell you everything about carnival of Mamutones in Mamoiada. You can discover there the great culture of central part of Sardinia and their traditions.
This museum is worth seeing!
A video to show the festival and some traditional clothing of the pagan and of the "owners". Unsure why 8€ are charged. IMHO 2€ is a max to request for a two room venue, that is checked within 15 min visit.