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The Lungarotti Foundation is located in the historic center of Perugia. The Foundation was established in 1987 by the art historian Maria Grazia Marchetti Lungarotti. The Foundation works to promote and enhance the agricultural heritage in the Italian cultural contexts. In fact, the Foundation's exhibition spaces host the MUVIT - Wine Museum. The Museum is located in Torgiano inside Palazzo Graziani - Baglioni, the summer residence of the seventeenth century. The museum deals with support international wine economy and serves more than 3,000 artifacts. They are part of the museum collection archaeological findings (jugs, vases and Etruscan and Roman ceramics), tools and kits, ceramic wine containers from different eras (medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and contemporary), drawings and engravings and artifacts of the goldsmith's art. The wine has always been an element of great importance to economic and trade since ancient age. The collections are concerned with telling the theme through the historical vicissitudes. Along the Wine Museum, the Oil Museum offers an exhibition organized around the mythology and history of the Olive. They are part of the archaeological collection in reference to deities and superstition: in ancient times it was thought that the oil was a lucky charm.

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Via Giacomo Matteotti, 1
06089 Perugia

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