Tickets to the Tomato Museum in Collecchio

Strada Giarola 11, 43044 Collecchio PR, Italy
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Visit the Tomato Museum and enjoy a journey through the history of "red gold" with images, documents and films in the beautiful setting of the Court of Giarola. Read More

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In the Tomato Museum, vintage photos and documents, rare films, models and interactive screens, packaging and can openers, publications, curious objects and recipes tell the story of the so-called "red gold" right up to its irresistible triumph on the table.The journey through the history of tomato unfolds around an ancient production line for tomato preserves: from its arrival from the Americas in the 16th century to the first timid gastronomic approaches, from the varieties and cultivation techniques to the extraordinary diffusion in the Parma area at the end of the 19th century and the birth of a powerful canning and mechanical industry, the Experimental Station and the fairs.By selecting the private tour option, it will be possible to be accompanied as individuals, families or small groups by the qualified staff of the Tomato Museum for a visit lasting about 45 minutes.Book the Food Museums Card and visit all the Food Museums of the province of Parma (Tomato Museum, Pasta Museum, Parmigiano Reggiano Museum, Salame Felino Museum, Parma Ham Museum, Culatello di Zibello Museum) with a single ticket!

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Operating days

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Departure point

Corte di Giarola - Parco del Taro.


Tomato Museum ticket. Food Museums Card (if selected). Private tour guide + museum map (if selected. The ticket is not included in the price, so please purchase the private tour AND the tickets). Tasting (if selected. The ticket is not included in the price, so please purchase the tasting AND the tickets)


Explore the museum located in the enchanting setting of the Court of Giarola. Discover the history of tomato from its arrival in Europe to its use in the food industry. Get a deeper experience with the insights of an official private guide. Book the Food Museums Card and visit all the Food Museums of Parma

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Important info

  • The Card guarantees 1 access to all the Food Museums of Parma within 12 months from its first use. Remember to present the voucher received after booking in order to get the Card
  • Important: the private tour option (price per group) doesn't include the museum tickets, which must be booked separately. The guide can accompany up to 15 people, as long as they belong to the same group/family
  • The guided tour is available in English and Italian. Audio guides in English, Italian and French can be downloaded for free from the museum website
  • It is possible to integrate the experience with a tasting. In this case, it will be necessary to buy the entrance ticket AND the tasting. The selection is made by choosing the day in the calendar. Please note that the tasting is considered per person, please add as many "tasting" as many people want to buy it
  • The Pasta Museum is located in the same building

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Cancellation policy

You can cancel your tour until a day before your travel date

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