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Porcini Mushroom Museum of Borgotaro

Punti di interesseTaro Valley

An important piece for the enhancement of a typical product that attracts curious and gluttonous visitors to Val Taro.

The Museum explores the history of the porcini mushroom and the territory, with unusual and curious information. A real delight for fans, and is developed in 6 sections:

– the entrance to the Museum with some notes on the etymology of the Porcino

– the section dedicated to the Wood with patterns of the species of mushrooms, the varieties and habitats of the Porcini

the collection of the Porcino, the hunter and his equipment, the rules, the Porcino in popular beliefs and in History

Porcino processing, drying and processing companies

– Porcino on the table, recipes over time and in the typical gastronomy of the area

– the Mushroom in culture: literature, figurative arts, cinema, fairy tales, advertising, and more The tour ends at the Museum Shop, with the possibility of greedy purchases.

The exhibition spaces are located in Borgotaro, at the Museum of the Walls and in Albareto, at the Palazzo della Comunalia

Borgo Val di Taro exhibition site

c/o “Museum of the Walls”, Via Cesare Battisti, 86

43043 Borgo Val di Taro (PR)

Albareto exhibition site

Via della Repubblica, 16,

Palazzo della Comunalia – 1st floor

43051 Albareto (PR)


UIT – Borgo Val di Taro – Piazza Manara, 7 – 43043 Borgo Val di Taro (Parma) Tel. +39.0525.96796 E-mail: uit@comune.borgo-val-di-taro.pr.it

IAT-R – Parma – Piazza Garibaldi, 1 – 43121 Parma – I Service active from Monday to Sunday 9.00-19.00 Tel. +39.0521.218889 E-mail: info@museidelcibo.it

RESERVATIONS E-mail: reservations.fungo@museidelcibo.it

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