The International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza

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The International Museum of Ceramics in Faenza has one of the largest collections of famous Majolica from Faenza and from allo over the world. The museum contains about 40,000 works in ceramics of which 6,000 are display in the large exhibition space of 9,000 square meters. The Museum was founded in September of 1908 to the conclusion of the great International Exhibition, in that year the city of Faenza celebrated the tercentenary of the birth of the citizen Evangelista Torricelli (inventor of the barometer), which hosted the products of many manufacturers Italian and European. In 2000 (the year for the Culture of Peace), the museum has been recognized as a “Monument for a culture of peace”, according to the UNESCO program.