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Regional Museum of Vigezzo Immigration in the World

Chimney Sweep Museum

Vigezzo Valley

In Santa Maria Maggiore, located in the heart of the Vigezzo Valley, There is a small museum that is one-of-a-kind in Italy. It preserves the historical memory of an ancient profession that contributed both tragic and fascinating chapters to the history of this valley.


Contacts and Information

The National Chimney Sweep Association,
at the Chimney Sweep Museum.

Piazza Risorgimento n.28
28857 Santa Maria Maggiore (VB) - ITALIA

Tel./Fax  +39 0324 905675

Contacts:  Anita Hofer - management,  Graziella Gnuva - administration



  • From 20 June to 10 September:  every day, from 10 AM to 12 PM and from 3 PM to 6 PM;
    closed Monday
  • From 11 September to 19 June: Saturday and Sunday only, from 10 AM to 12 PM and from 3 PM to 5 PM    
  • Closed November through February, except for the Immaculate Conception long weekend and the Christmas holidays.  
  • Group reservations (min. 10 people) are also possible, even when the museum is usually closed.




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News events and more

International Chimney Sweep Meeting 2022

The 39° International Chimney Sweep Meeting will take place from 2 to 5 September 2022 in Santa Maria Maggiore

The Chimney Sweeper Museum

Finally the Museum reopens!

We are excited to welcome you.


Curiosità al Museo

Un prezioso "gioiello" dei primi del '900 si trova in mostra presso le sale del nostro Museo. La sua storia è curiosa.


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Museo dello Spazzacamino

Santa Maria Maggiore VB
Piazza Risorgimento, 28
Piemonte - Italy

Tel/fax 0324 905675




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