1. Parma: Museum of Pasta Entry Ticket
Reserve your ticket to the Museum of Pasta in Parma and learn about the staple of Italian cuisine which is enjoyed worldwide. Explore the museum which is dedicated to the historical, technological, and cultural knowledge of pasta, divided into ten sections. Explore the first section, which is devoted to wheat, its properties, and cultivation methods, including models, old peasant implements, and records that document the growth of agricultural techniques. The second section is devoted to grinding and includes models and historical iconography, as well as a reconstruction of a millstone and a modern cylinder mill. See exhibits of small household equipment in the third section. Discover the art of the rolling pin, and find out more about the proud Italian tradition of fresh pasta. Discover the origins of the first true industrial pasta factory from the first half of the nineteenth century. Learn about the steps of dry pasta manufacture using ancient technology that has been meticulously repaired. In the fifth area, the second nucleus of antique equipment depicts the production procedures in an Emilian artisan workshop from the previous century. See models of machines that present the current, very modern technologies used in industrial pasta factories to ensure a consistently high-quality product. See a variety of posters, playbills, and historical items used to promote pasta. The gastronomy component contains the history of the colander, recipe books, as well as information about optimal format and condiment combinations. Find out about the distinctive characteristics of Italy's many regions and the Mediterranean diet. Finish up by seeing various representations of pasta in art and culture, from paintings to stamps. Choose to include an optional pasta tasting at the end of your tour.