The cultural heritage of Southwest Sardinia

Sulcis-Iglesiente will take you on a journey through time and space, across epochs and cultures, leading you to discover a cultural and historical heritage of immeasurable value.

The museums of Sulcis-Iglesiente serve as the gateway to this world. In these places, you can trace the history of the region from prehistory to the present day and learn about the mining tradition by visiting the Coal Museum or the Mining Art Museum.

You can admire unique archaeological artifacts that tell the stories of the populations that inhabited this land in ancient times, discover coal extraction techniques that made Sulcis-Iglesiente one of the most important territories in Italy, see extraordinary contemporary artworks that testify to the cultural vibrancy of this land, and experience the unique culture and folklore that characterize it.

The museums of Sulcis Iglesiente offer a unique and unrepeatable experience, providing you with the opportunity to delve into the origin and value of this land. Discover them all!

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The PAS-Martel Paleoenvironments Museum, a naturalistic museum dedicated to geology and paleontology, offers a complete immersion into geological eras. The Villa Sulcis Archaeological Museum takes you on a museum journey from prehistory to the late Roman era, while the Mining and Mineralogical Art Museum allows you to see nearly 3800 mineralogical and fossil specimens, experiencing the mining culture of Sulcis-Iglesiente, the heart of social and economic life.

If you love history, art, and culture and want to delve into the history of a country to admire its knowledge and origin, mark these places and include them in your travel itinerary to ensure you don’t miss them.

Museums in Southwest Sardinia