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Boats and Stories

Two millennia of nautical history.

A heritage unique anywhere in the world, the fruit of years of living and learning on Lake Como and the resulting collection of inestimable value for the nautical sector and Italian history

The collection is destined to form the flagship for an ambitious project of a boat collection without equal in Europe.

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Season 2021


Coming soon to Museo Barca Lariana

Curated by T. Oselladore

Straulino, the wizard of the Wind

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MBL presents:

The Centomiglia del Lario

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Eugenio Mellera Presents:

One hundred years of sailing on lake como

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17h00 - 19h00
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One hundred years hidden under the lake

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Carlo Nasi

Carlo married Caterina Agnelli, daughter of the founder of FIAT Giovanni Agnelli. He owned the boat EOLO-ROSETTA.

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Giulio Cesare Carcano

Carcano, a life with a capital V

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Carlo Erba

The father of the modern pharmacy


Il Progetto

Il progetto si propone di raccontare la storia della nautica di un territorio ricco di storia e cultura, quello della Lombardia e del Lago di Como, con la sua straordinaria raccolta di oltre 400 imbarcazioni.