Education Museum

The Education Museum is located in the historic city center and is part of the University Museum of the University of Padua. In Education Museum you can find books and toys, photos and books, teaching aids and school furniture, records and report cards, diplomas and papyrus, ink and pens not merely collected but scientifically selected to document how, from the nineteenth century to today , the younger generations have been "educated" from birth to entry into adult life. The museum, formally established in 1993 as a specific expression, the secular vocation of the University of Padua for historic educational studies, now boasts a heritage among the richest in Europe and preserves some unique pieces dating back to the nineteenth century, such as notebook calligraphy master Vincenzo Sproviero or apparatus for the color cast Ida Pilotto Sottini, and other early twentieth century as the roller coaster model or the big theater for real puppet shows. The Museum also houses a large number of manuscript sources (books, certificates, diaries), iconographic (photographs, wall tables, slides) and print (books, magazines) which have drawn, and draw on Italian and foreign scholars. It therefore has a threefold function: meets the scientific needs of those wishing to explore the history of the education system within their respective fields of research; It is proposed as educational workshop for teachers in training and in-service; It opens to the territory, especially in schools, with various outreach activities.

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Via degli Obizzi, 23
35123 Padova

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