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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.


Regional Museum

The “Regional Museum of Vigezzo Immigration in the World” was established by regional law 29, April 2011, no. 6. With an aim to preserve memory, the museum promotes knowledge of migratory phenomena in the Piedmont region, with particular reference to the Vigezzo Valley.

The primary aims of the museum are to:

  • find and preserve documentary, photographic, and local testimonials to be kept in a dedicated Documentation Center;
  • promote initiatives aimed at citizen participation, such as recurring events, conferences, readings, film clubs, presentations of the “Museum’s Notebooks”, travelling exhibits, and international meetings;
  • support the organization of the International Chimney Sweep Meeting, and events that celebrate the invention of Cologne Water.

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Chimney Sweep Meeting 2023

The 40° International Chimney Sweep Meeting...


Chimney Sweep Meeting 2022

The 39° International Chimney Sweep Meeting...

The Chimney Sweeper Museum

Finally the Museum reopens!

We are excited to welcome you.


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Museo dello Spazzacamino

Santa Maria Maggiore VB
Piazza Risorgimento, 28
Piemonte - Italy

Tel/fax 0324 905675




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