Museum of the Marchigiana Emigration
The ancient cellars of Villa Colloredo Mels house the Museo dell'Emigrazione Marche (MEMA) which was inaugurated in December 2013. It is a multimedia and interactive museum, created at the behest of the Municipality of Recanati, the Marche Region, the Marche Association in the world and also thanks to the co-financing of the Department of Youth and the national civil service. It is dedicated to all the Marches, about seven hundred thousand, who between the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th, oppressed by conditions of extreme poverty, took the courageous decision to abandon their homeland to head towards an unknown place. looking for luck. The entire itinerary is accompanied by multimedia stations and touch screens for an interactive visit to discover the migratory phenomenon, also enriched by the presence of descriptive panels, suggestive photos and blow-ups that tell the journey of hope undertaken by the Marche emigrants. A moving journey back in time to discover the uses, customs and traditions that belong to the history of each of us.