The Museo dellâOlivo (Olive Oil Museum) is located in Imperia in Liguria, Italy
Situated in the West of the Ligurian Riviera, the museum lies on the one of the biggest olive groves and olive production of Liguria.
There are 18 rooms in this beautiful museum
With different topics which the main are the history of the olive, the olive tree cultivation and the olive oil production
You will learn more about the history of the famous olive tree. Beginning 6000 years in the past, then with the Greek and Roman period, middle age until nowadays, you will discover the evolution of the olive tree and from where it comes.
Learn about the different types of olives
Then, you will enter in a world of more than thousands species of olives in the Mediterranean area. You will discover where are the ideal conditions for letting grow olive trees, where there are the most as well as the time to cultivate one olive tree.
Besides, you will also learn about the composition of the olive oil, which ingredients are used and how it’s produced and where are the biggest oil production in the world.
Museo dellÂ´Olivo was known as the headquarters of the Fratelli Carli corporation
n the 20’ and the Carli family still have a little part of this land. They collected a lot of ancient objects over the decades which are now exhibited in the museum.
Monday - Saturday: 9.00 – 12.30 and 15.00 – 18.30, Sunday: closed Webseite