Antica segheria veneziana
The story of an entire valley that lived off of woods and timber
Rediscover the ancient crafts with the experts of Rovereto’s Civic Museum Foundation and approach dendrochronology, the study of the growth rings of tree trunks.
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.
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: from May to October on Thursday from 8.00 am to 12.00 pm, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1.00 pm to 7 pm.
- free until 6 years.
- from 6 years 2,00 €.