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DISCOVER THE BEAUTIFUL COLLECTIONS OF EYEGLASS MUSEUM! A unique museum of its kind, dedicated to an accessory that over time has become a protagonist, located in an area of ​​great importance for the production of glasses from the late nineteenth Opening time:
Tuesday to Saturday, from 9.30 to 12.30 and from 15.30 to 18.30

Full ticket € 4.00
Reduced ticket € 3.00, over 65 years, from 6 to 18 years, teachers, members of FAI, Touring Club, Libraries Belluno, Areaarte
Combined ticket € 6.00, it includes admission to the Eyewear Museum, the birthplace of Titian and the Archaeological Museum Cadorino
Free, disabled people and carers, journalists with card, children up to 6 years
  • Via Arsenale, 15
    Pieve di Cadore (BL)


The Glasses Museum in Pieve di Cadore collects more than four thousand exhibits that tell the story of this precious accessory from the antiquity to the present: you can observe curious objects related to the world of the lens and eyewear but also a rich exhibition of photographs, interviews, vintage footage and equipment that documents the history of eyewear Belluno from the late nineteenth century to the present day
Via Arsenale, 15
32044 - Pieve di Cadore (BL)
+39.0435.32953 www.museodellocchiale.it
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The Glasses Museum is designed to collect, study and preserve the heritage of objects, images, written and oral statements concerning the history of eyeglasses and other optical instruments in its various manifestations, and to document the development of the industry 'eyewear and its outbuildings in the province of Belluno.
The enhancement of this heritage and dissemination of historical and cultural aspects to it is another underlying objective of this cultural institution.
The will of the members of the non-profit Foundation Eyeglass Museum - Mountain Community Center Cadore, Magnificent Community of Cadore, Assindustria Sipao, ANFAO, Unione Artigiani, Appia, Cgil, Cisl and Uil, Province of Belluno and the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts of Belluno - and the town of Pieve di Cadore to give a more appropriate place in this rich documentary heritage object and led, in August 2007, the construction of the new museum at the site of Cos.Mo., in Pieve di Cadore.
The building, of modern design, has been restored by the Municipality of Pieve di Cadore and the Mountain Community Center Cadore, who also financed the construction of the new museum and the decor of the multi-purpose room, with the support of the Veneto Region and the Fondazione Cariverona.
In 1956, to coincide with the Olympic Winter Games, it was inaugurated in Pieve di Cadore the first "Show the glasses through the ages", then revived in 1959 at the University of Padua. On that occasion, the curator Enrico De Lotto advocated the establishment of a National Museum of Glasses in Cadore. The dream of the scholar Cadore would be realized many years after his death, thanks to the efforts of Vittorio Tabacchi, chairman of Safilo already, collector of glasses, that was activated for the acquisition of some important collections. The joint action of the Veneto Region, the Cassa di Risparmio di Verona, Vicenza, Belluno, Ancona, the Mountain Community Center Cadore and other organizations and associations, such as ANFAO, Banco Ambrosiano Veneto, the Chamber of Commerce Belluno, the Consortium Belluno eyewear frames, the Province of Belluno, the Assindustria Belluno Sipao and Banca Popolare di Novara, allowed, in 1990, the inauguration of the museum in the Eyewear Tai di Cadore.
The management of the museum was entrusted to the service center Eyewear until 1996, when it was established the Foundation Eyeglass Museum.
This year, the same as the World Fair Expo 2015, the Museum celebrates its first 25 years of operation
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