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Corkscrews Museum

Piazza Castello 4, 12060 Barolo, Italy
+39 0173 560539
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Cork Store

This is an unusual 'museum', but the label is really just a gimmick to sell wine-related souvenirs... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Terry S
Green Valley
via mobile
Go for the gift shop!

We didn't even go in the museum, but I bought a few things at the gift shop! It was very nice with... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Average28%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“cavatappi” (3 reviews)
“nice gift” (2 reviews)
“small town” (2 reviews)
Piazza Castello 4, 12060 Barolo, Italy
+39 0173 560539
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an unusual 'museum', but the label is really just a gimmick to sell wine-related souvenirs in a beautiful town that is all about wine. There are some nice gift items in this store.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We didn't even go in the museum, but I bought a few things at the gift shop! It was very nice with exactly the kinds of souvenirs that I was looking for that I had not yet been able to find! Perfect!

Thank flygirl123
Reviewed 29 May 2017

It's more of a big room full of corkscrews than a museum but still a nice way to spend a few minutes if you're interested in corkscrew history. It was only 4 euro per person for the visit. It's associated with a quaint little wine...More

1  Thank HeatherSC1
Reviewed 27 January 2017

While it seems a good idea and might be interesting, the cost was excessive for the display. Museum it is not.

Thank WhapoFishShack
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I was there with my boyfriend and first of all the owners are very friendly and helpful, the museum offers a wide range of historical CAVATAPPI and the whole exhibition would need like a maximum of 35 minutes of your time. Once done with the...More

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 28 October 2016

In the rear of a tourist store you'll find this great collection of corkscrews. Since one is probably in Barolo because of wine this is a natural side trip, also a chance while there to taste some great wines.

1  Thank buffalobob6
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is a super small museum displaying corkscrews from a range of centuries -- many of them phallic. Thoughtfully designed, these corkscrews are an homage to the great wines of this region.

Thank Hillary T
Reviewed 2 September 2016

If you in Barolo you might as well visit as the town is very small. It's very small and only takes a few minutes to look round . I don think I'd have paid to see but it was nice to have a look as...More

Thank Maryhillmagyars
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Just a tad too early for the first glass of the day, so stopped to look at the corkscrews. It's a nice private collection with excellent descriptions in Italian, English and German. Spent a pleasant 30 or so minutes and it was time for the...More

Thank Etrusci
Reviewed 28 June 2016

maybe due to my epserience and expectation i was quite disappointed . so if it is your first one ok, otherwise wit until you see a more complete collection

Thank nicolas s
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