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Silk Museum

The Como silk museum is completely dedicated to silk-related exhibits and activities, which made Como famous all over the world for its high quality industrial and craft production. It extends over a surface of 1000 square metres and presents a true account of the history of Como’s famous silk industry.

Through its display, it highlights the silk’s journey from silkworm breeding to the finished fabrics. The museum holds many interesting machinery and instruments. It also features a virtual catalogue containing files, collections and archive material to consult.