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This is a must visit place in Italy,- a respectful place of mumies naturally conserved,- and short stories of known history for many of the well conserved bodies and body parts. Even possible to recognize facial expressions and possible to see the unique characteritstics of...More
If you are visiting the Marmore Falls, taking a further trip to Ferentillo is worth it to see the Mummie museum. It is small but the exhibits are worth seeing and are presented in an interesting way and there is information on who they were...More
For those who have a scientific and historical interest in this topic that may otherwise be frightening, a visit to the crypt of the Church is absolutely a must.
Here a unique micro-climate and the chemical composition of the soil contributed to naturally mummify the...More
If you're planning on visiting the Marmore falls consider the small village of Ferentillo and it's particular museum of the mummies.
It's not very big, actually it's rather small, but the mummies are impressive and are witness of some interesting local history
The man who let us in for a small fee (office down the road if there's noone at the church), was very amiable. It was a fascinating place. One of the mummies still looked as if he was clutching his stomach as he had when...More
This museum was very interesting and we're so glad we went. Many years ago it was discovered that the conditions in which these bodies were buried were so perfect for preservation that some of the mummies still have facial hair and eye lids. It is...More