Antica segheria veneziana

The story of an entire valley that lived off of woods and timber

The ancient sawmill: etnographic museum of ancient crafts and cultural centre of Terragnolo valley.

Just a few steps from Maso San Giuseppe in Terragnolo in Valli del Leno, you will find an 18th-Century Venetian sawmill, renovated with the intention of enhancing the local cultural identity and its historic patrimony. Allow us to accompany you to the discovery of a new museum tour about ancient crafts. Rediscover a forgotten wood-cutting method: the water-wheel. Observe the enormous, centuries-old fir wood wheel, approach dendrochronology, the study of the growth rings of tree trunks, useful for naturalistic, and historicarcheological research.

Moreover, you will have the opportunity to participate to educational laboratories dedicated to dendrochronology with the expert of the City Museum Foundation (for information and reservation T. +39 0464 452888 –


Segheria di Terragnolo

  • +39 0464 396122 (to visit the sawmill beyond the opening hours, contact the municipality of Terrganolo)
  • +39 0464 452800 (to book didactic  activities for schools and groups 8/10 persons call the Civic Museum of Rovereto)

Opening time

Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. From Monday to Thursday only on reservation. 


  • free until 6 years.
  • from 6 years 2,00 €.

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