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Museo del Sacro Monte sopra Varese - piazzeta Monastero, Varese, Italy

CONTINUE AT THE MUSEUM SUMMER GREAT INTEREST FOR EXPOSURE THE CROCODILE OF S. MARIA DEL MONTE The monster, a hero and the Virgin Continue until September 25 the exposure of the remains of the crocodile of St. Mary of the Mount, popularly called " dragon "or" monster "of Breno, Malcantone country that gave birth to the young hero who defeated him. Arouse interest panels, made in collaboration with the Festival Of Sacred and Holy Mountain, which help to find similar traditions linked to other Marian shrines, where crocodiles are still chained to the times, and to help you understand the symbolic value of these curious ostensions . ARTICLES AND SIGNALS AROUND THE "DRAGON BRENO" At the famous crocodile were devoted several articles, a sign of attention to such an unusual ex-voto. A brief overview to see how, in addition to securities of a certain sobriety, if you can read some fun. Just crocodile tears. A benefactor can save him, The Province of Varese, June 5 dragons, the heroes and the crocodile escaped, a votive dear to popular devotion to children visiting the Museum Baroffio, sacromontevarese June 15, Varese, crocodile of St. Mary Monte exposed (for three months) to Baroffio, varesereport June 19, Baroffio Museum: exhibits the crocodile of the Sacred Mountain, The Day, June 22 Sacro Monte of Varese, showing the remains of the famous "Dragon of Breno" giornaledelticino. ch, June 27 There is a crocodile to the Sacro Monte, La Prealpina, Lombardy Today, June 29th The "Dragon of Breno" rests at the Sacro Monte, VareseNews, July 3 "Nuvolabalenacoccodrillo," the legend of the dragon Breno told to children , VareseNews, July 8 The Return of the Nile crocodile. Will spend the summer at the Sacred Mountain, The Province of Varese, July 10 The most interesting contribution is by Luca Frigerio Rediscovered. The monster and the hero: the crocodile sanctuary Future, Milan Seven, June 29th (put link) http://www.incrocinews.it/arte-cultura/il-mostro-l-eroe-e-la-vergine-br-il-coccodrillo-del-sacro-monte-di-varese-1.94505 There have been numerous reports received in the Museum. Here is a part of the letter published by The Prealpina "A medal remembers the killing of the dragon", signed Att. Prof. Mario Speroni. "In 1996, the Federal Mint in Bern coined a medal to commemorate the killing of the dragon, included in the" official commemorative coins of Switzerland. " Author incision is Peter Emch. "CROCODILE STAR THEATRE FOR CHILDREN AND PATH IN MUSEUM NUVOLABALENACOCCODRILLO Tuesday, July 29, 21:00 Terrace of Moses, Sacro Monte of Varese Company Arteteatro Bean and directed by Paolo Colombo Colombo Betty Free admission What does a crocodile the Sacro Monte? And the clouds will only tell the time or even what it was? And how is it that a whale swim freely in a tiny pond and no one sees it? There may be something that you can not see? And as you can instead be able to see a thing even if they do not exist? Co-produced by Paul VI Foundation for the Sacro Monte di Varese and Campo dei Fiori Regional Park Information: www.trasacroesacromonte.it Up to 25 September MONSTERS ARE COMING! Activities for children (5-11 years old) during all days of opening path between the works of the Museum on the hunt for strange creatures and fantastic animals. You do not need swords or spears, but eyes wide open. There is the famous crocodile of St. Mary of the Mount, but there are also golden dragons, a fire-breathing serpent, a bull that runs to the sea and flying horses. Whoever finds all these beings extravagant won the "coconut Baroffio" to fit in the space-lab. Reservations required for groups only (> 6 children) Children 2 € (family ticket 2 adults + 2 or more children 10 €) HOURS Tuesday and Wednesday 15:00 to 18:30 Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 9:30 to 12:30 / 15:00 to 18:30 Other days by appointment VISITS TOURS FOR "BIG" Tuesday, July 29, at 16 DRAGONS AND OTHER CREATURES GREAT in the works of the Museum Guided Tour, by Laura Marazzi, to discover the fantastic animals of the Museum of Biscioni embroidered dragons and snakes crushed by the Virgin, in listening to curious legends and symbols revealed. Particular attention is paid to the crocodile of St. Mary of Mt. The visit can be repeated on reservation (> 8 people). Guided tour included in the cost of the ticket (€ 4 full - reduced € 2) On the occasion of the Festival Of Sacred and Holy Mountain 2014 every Thursday in July, at 16 VISIT TO THE MUSEUM WITH A VIEW Invitation to rise - at the end of the visit overall - on the terrace of the museum, not normally accessible, which gives new views of the village, a wide view over the lakes and allows you to observe an unusual perspective from the Sanctuary and its bell tower. Guided tours included in the cost of the ticket (€ 4 full - reduced € 2) Anyone wishing to participate in the visit, on the same days, will take place at 17.30 at the House Museum Ludwig Pogliaghi, may require the combined ticket for both museums ( 5 €). WORK OF THE MONTH The deepening of July is dedicated to a mythological painting in which a bull eyed languid and subtly disturbing port on the back of a young girl, before you start to gallop ... the sea. Europa and the bull Scope of Donato Crete (Cremona 1671 - Bologna 1749) OPENING HOURS SEASONAL> 29 March to 2 November 2014 Tuesday and Wednesday 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 9:30 to 12:30 / 15:00 to 6:30 p.m. Other days by appointment Information: Museum Baroffio and the Sanctuary of Sacro Monte above Varese Piazzetta Monastery tel. 0332 212042 e-mail: info@museobaroffio.it www.museobaroffio.it

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from 17 July to 25 September 2014



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