Pink night

Saturday 13 May, on the occasion of the Giro d'Italia passing through Bra, the Night of the Museums turns pink. For the occasion, the city museums will be open for free evening visits from 21.00 to 24.00

The Casa dei Braidesi, housed inside the Zizzola, will be open to visitors from 9 to 12 pm, while the Civic Museum of Archaeology, History and Art of Palazzo Traversa will be accessible from 9 to 12 pm. The Traversa Museum also organizes a workshop for adults and children entitled "Full speed among the monuments of Bra" in which they will try their hand at drawing a "futurist" bicycle. It is possible to join freely from 21 to 23, no reservation is required. Info on 0172-423880 or by writing to

At 9 and 10 pm, the Toy Museum will offer a guided tour with a workshop dedicated to games and entertainment from the pre-cinema period: magic lanterns, thaumatropes and phenakistoscopes, or how people played with images before pixels. At 11pm there will be a guided tour without a workshop. To participate, reservations are required by calling 0172-430185 from Monday to Friday or by writing to, on Saturdays and Sundays at 349-4565848 or by email at

Finally, the Craveri Civic Museum of Natural History (which will reopen for the occasion) will be open from 9 to 12. At 9, moreover, there will be a meeting with Alfonso Lucifredi dedicated to "The adventurous life of Alfred Russel Wallace", 200 years from the birth of the man who shared the theory of evolution with Charles Darwin. In case of rain, the appointment will be held at the Bper auditorium in via Sarti. No reservation is required.