A journey of a century in the history of motoring. Witness of the artisan and industrial creativity linked to the world of engines, the National Automobile Museum offers a journey through the history of the automobile to tell the evolution of the car from a means of transport to a cult object. You will also discover the transformations during the decades that have influenced society, the customs and the way of life. Among the most rare and interesting collections of its kind, with over 200 original cars of 80 different brands on display in Corso Unità d'Italia 40, the Turin one is one of the most famous technical-scientific museums in the world. The museum is not just for motor enthusiasts, but was designed to involve a very large and diverse audience.
Discover the ancient secrets of pharaohs and mummies at the newly renovated Turin Egyptian Museum. Explore four redesigned floors of exhibits that house one of the largest collections of Egyptian antiquities in the world, with over 30,000 artifacts including papyrus scrolls, sarcophagi, taxidermied animals, and jewelry. Learn about the fascinating culture and mythology of ancient Egypt with an included video guide and multimedia displays.
Explore the wonderful collection in the National Automobile Museum and get a 24-hour hop-on hop-off bus ticket with this tourist package in Turin. Tour the city on bus lines A and B with your ticket, getting on and off as much as you like during the 24 hours of validity.
As the home of Martini & Rossi, Turin has long been associated with vermouth and aperitif culture. On this tour of the city’s Casa Martini, delve into the world of beverages, and visit both the Mondo Martini (Martini & Rossi’s brand museum) and the Wine History Museum (home to hundreds of artifacts, including ancient Greco-Roman objects). Explore with an audio guide, and enjoy a drink or samples at the tour’s end.
Get a taste of medieval life in Piedmont plus the region’s gourmet bounty at the Grinzane Cavour Castle, just a short drive from Alba. Check out the Museo delle Langhe section to view artifacts and displays from the castle’s long history and learn about Piedmontese life through the centuries. Sample truffles, wine, and other specialty products, or enjoy a meal among the spectacular hilltop setting at the on-site ‘enoteca’ restaurant.
The route through the museum is broken down into a number of stages, including: 1. The ‘Bocca della Verità” or “Mouth of Truth” (Magic and Legend); 2. The talking head (The magic picture gallery); 3. The enchanted forest (The Illusionist’s tools); 4. The great illusions (Techniques and Styles); 5. The great magicians (The Illusionists in history); 6. The spiritualist’s séance (The tricks of mediums); 7. Stardust (Italy’s TV magicians). The Museum has a room dedicated to magic shows (the Theatre of Illusions), an educational play area (Wonderland) and a courtyard. A valuable library owned by the Wizard Sales Foundation forms part of the Museum structure, devoted entirely to the subject of magic with more than 18,000 books available for consultation, subject to booking, for study and research.